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Android keyboard showing Pinyin [on hold]

Is there an Android keyboard that will show Pinyin code after I write it? TouchPal used to do this but no longer. Also, TouchPal has become too bloated.
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Where's the auto-replace function of the keyboard

I've looked in the whole parameters of my Nexus 5 (Lollipop 5.1) and I can't find the way to customize the auto-replace function. What I want to do is simple, I want some abbreviation like asap to be ...
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How do I access second character screen in regional keyboard?

I switched to Nexus 5x recently, and mostly like it so far. I can't figure out how to access the second character screen in the keyboard, for regional languages, though. Previously, I was on Lumia ...
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Change dictionary together with input language in Motorola Moto G

I have a Motorola Moto G with English set as the default language, but I also selected Polish as an alternative input option. However, when I change the keyboard input to Polish, English dictionary is ...
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Disable dictionary popup

When I'm typing some text and I tap a word that doesn't exist, a popup shows up offering alternative words (as well as a "delete" and an "add to dictionary" option). This feature is useless for me, ...
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Restore old keyboard on Lollipop

I love Lollipop, but the keyboard is killing me. When I swipe words, the text that shows up in the text box does not match what the suggestion says. It picks the one in the text box and not the one in ...
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Spell check without auto-correct?

I find more often than not auto correct makes incorrect suggestions. Is it possible to get a spell check similar to that on desktop where it underlines mistakes in red?
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How to send a special keyboard sequence using Microsoft Remote Desktop

I use official Microsoft client and I need to "press" Ctrl+Alt+Del or Ctrl+Alt+End. How do I do that?
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Bluetooth keyboard, backspace doesn't work while shift is held

Using bluetooth keyboards on an Android 5.1.1 device, the backspace key is ignored while shift is being held. This quickly becomes a major pain attempting to type on this thing as not all my backspace ...
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Spell Checker error - unsupported language

Almost each day (sometimes even more than once a day) I get the application crash. The bugreport dump shows the same source of the problem each time. Crash of spellchecker due to unhandled exception - ...
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How to display the on screen keyboard when Bluetooth keyboard is connected

I use a Bluetooth keyboard with a variety of Android devices. Most versions of Android (below 4.2.2) when the external keyboard is connected the on-screen keyboard is still available. When I pair ...
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Disable access to the emoji keyboard/ use alternate keyboard without emojis on android 5.1.1

I need to either disable access to the emoji keyboard or to use a 3rd party keyboard that does not have emojis. I have tried to modify the keyboard in the input section of the settings but there ...
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Android virtual keyboard (Rugby Pro) types j when I press g (and other keyboard mismaps)

This description is bad but I have been struggling with finding the right words. I searched SE for "android virtual keyboard loses touch mapping" and nothing that looked right came back. Have a ...
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How to add a custom keyboard layout?

Disclaimer: There seem to be a number of potential duplicates to this question on common android forums and SX sites (e.g.: How to install a custom keyboard in Android?), but many are a couple of ...
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Is it possible to use Apple Wireless keyboard with Android 4.2.2 tablet?

I have a Kobo Arc 10HD and it runs on Android 4.2.2. I have successfully paired it with an Apple wireless keyboard but I still can't seem to use it. My virtual keyboard pops up and when I type on the ...
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How to get rid of these marks?

I'm 100 percent sure that it's possible because I managed to do it a few months ago, but now I do not know (don't remember) how to do it again. It looks like someone can help here. Thanks in ...
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Zagg Folio Tab 4 no longer connects to my Galaxy Tab 3

I own a Galaxy Tab 3 10.1, and I just updated it to Android 4.4.2. I have a Zagg Folio Tab 4 10.1, and up until the update, it worked perfectly fine. Now, it connects to my tablet, but input does not ...
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Control Android device from PC with linux [migrated]

I know there's a lot of similar questions, but this is why it's not a duplicate: I've checked most of the questions I need to control the device from Linux I don't need shared screen I'd like to ...
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Keyboard stuck on screen

I'm having keyboard issues on my nexus 4. If my phone locks with the keyboard on screen, then when I unlock, the qwerty keyboard shows over the pad to enter my code. I can work around by clicking the ...
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Can't change input language for Samsung Note 2 keyboard after a software update

I have been experiencing this problem for a while now. My keyboard is not working properly: usually I have input languages in Korean and Japanese and English, and I can just slide the space bar and ...
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Deleted my default keyboard program and I no longer have a keyboard?

I downloaded a keyboard-changing app, but as I used it, everything crashed, so I deleted it from my phone. Bad choice, since the app I deleted was my default keyboard. Now I have no keyboard, and I ...
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Samsung Galaxy Ace - HID Bluetooth Keyboard Connection?

I'm a newly arrived escapee from the iPhone Empire - I just got a Galaxy Ace and it seems better in all respects except one very important one for me... I used to use my iPhone to write / take notes ...
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How do I enable a keyboard OTHER than Google Keyboard via ADB?

I have got 2 keyboards in my phone: Google Keyboard and AnySoftKeyboard. Google Keyboard is my primary keyboard. I want to enable AnySoftKeyboard as my primary keyboard via ADB (I use ADB because the ...
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Google Keyboard has to be turned on manually before it can be used.

I was trying to free up space in my rooted Android tablet, and I turned a lot of Google system apps into user apps, which allowed their relocation to the device storage (out from the internal ...
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Can I connect two bluetooth device to my tablet?

I would like to connect a bluetooth keyboard and bluetooth mouse to my tablet. Is it possible at the same time?
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How do I stop floating the number keypad on Galaxy Note 8.0?

My Galaxy Note 8 displays a floating numeric keyboard when the inputType is number. How do I make it stop floating? It doesn't happen for other inputTypes, just this one. There's no option to change ...
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'Languages and Input' sub-setting crashes Settings, need to enable it to install keyboard

Alright so I try to get into the 'Language and Input' sub-setting on the 'Settings' menu, and when I click on it a message appears saying: "Unfortunately, Settings has stopped working". This only ...
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During Android Encryption, I lost my device keyboard and OS ask me to enter password?

I have Android phone with OS version 4.4, I start encrypt my phone and it started very well. After an hour and restringing several time the device prompt me to "Type password to decrypt storage". Her ...
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How to enter password for decrypt without system keyboard on android

I was trying to release some internal memory on my CUBOT GT-99, so I started disabling some system apps using one rooted app. One of apps I was disabled is system keyboard because I don’t use it ...
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Share mouse and keyboard between multiple androids

I'm new to android but I have an application in mind that I'm willing to work long for: setting up three or four android tablets upright, as if I were looking at a four-monitor desktop pc, and use one ...
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How to enable gesture typing on AOSP keyboard for user dictionary?

I just made my own Hungarian dictionary for the AOSP keyboard, but I cannot use the gesture typing with it. It works only on English. Now the keyboard is set to Hungarian language. How do I make it ...
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How to stop touchpal providing a daily summary?

I like this keyboard app as it has a lot of flexibility with accessing symbols for markdown that I use on stackexchange as well as its edit screen. Click image(s) for larger version But it also ...
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Is it possible to type accented letters using the Galaxy S English keyboard?

I have a Galaxy S, and my locale is English (UK). Is it possible to type accented letters, such as é to a textfield using the keyboard? If yes, how? edit: I know I can use swype but please don't ...
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How to log into Google Keyboard on Samsung phone?

I am using Samsung S6 and I installed Google Keyboard on the device. When I was using Google Keyboard on Nexus device, it was logged into my Google account. On Samsung, if I go to Settings -> ...
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Install additional dictionaries to AOSP

I would like to install an additional dictionary to my Android keyboard (AOSP), is there any way to do so which would not imply installing another keyboard?
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Samsung keyboard downloaded languages resets when the phone reboots

I would like to ask if there's a problem with the keyboard in samsung because after I factory reset my phone to fix my clock that can't add alarm and shows "Clock has stopped", I re-downloaded ...
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Android 4.2.2 Use Dvorak On-Screen Keyboard Built-in [duplicate]

Dvorak keyboard layout on stock Android is related, but it seems that things have changed since that answer was issued. I'm using Android 4.2.2, and would like to enable the dvorak on-screen keyboard. ...
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How to change key layout to use external keyboard?

I'm using a Bluetooth keyboard with my android phone but the default layout it sets seems odd. I can't use accents or special symbols. I'd like to know how to set android to use the international ...
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Swype keyboard turns into a black area

Every day or two, my swype keyboard turns into a black area. There are no keys or anything. Just a black area, and I have to change input mode to samsung keyboard and then back to Swype to get it ...
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Send Shift+Enter to Facebook comment field?

What would be the easiest way to allow me to send Shift+Enter to Facebook comment field from my Nexus 10 running Android 4.2 JellyBean, to write multi-paragraph comments? The built-in keyboard ...
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Changing the writing direction in browser apps (firefox, uc browser)

I write in Arabic most of the time, which unlike English you start writing from the right. Now in browsers writing in Arabic in text boxes starts from the left and the text crawls from left to write ...
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How to get the Enter (Return) key in Messaging (MMS) app - Jelly Bean

I have JellyBean 4.2 and my friend also has the same. I have been fond of using the "Enter" or "return" key while typing messages. I like paragraphs in messages. But I have a "Smiley" Button. My ...
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How do I disable the drop-down spell check box?

I just updated my Galaxy S4 to Android 5.0.1/Lollipop. I don't like to use the drop-down spell check/autocorrect box; I prefer the one built into the Google Keyboard that displays as a line of ...
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Greenify ruins my Samsung Keyboard Input Languages

I've installed this Greenify app on my non-rooted Galaxy S3. It really does the magic after hibernating some of the non-system apps (e.g. FB, Twitter, etc.) - phone runs faster, battery drains down ...
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Why doesn't my Galaxy S2 see my keyboard/mouse?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 and Android 4.0.3. It recognises all the mass storage devices but doesn't seem to see a mouse and keyboard. The mouse was for sure working with Android 2.3 but now it is ...
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suddenly can't change language in keyboard

I used to use 3 languages in my keyboard English Chinese and Filipino, using it by just sliding the spacebar; however recently this feature disappeared. I can't change language anymore even tho 3 ...
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How to get rid of voice bar over keyboard in Android 6?

I want to remove the horizontal bar with the microphone button (voice input) showing over Android 6 keyboard (marked with the red border). I know which settings are supposed to control this ...
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IS there any emoji keyboard available to support custom sticker? [closed]

Many emoji keyboard available on the internet. but any keyboard not support all emoji sticker. otherwise it isnt possible. but everyday new emoji sticker coming. so,any keyboard available to support ...
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Keyboard punctuation

I just updated my phone (Galaxy S3) and I don't like the new way auto prediction works, it keeps trying to predict the next word instead of giving me quick access to the punctuation. Does any one know ...
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Grey Bar Under Keyboard In Bluestacks

There's a grey bar under my keyboard when I am typing and it prevents me to continue. In order to finish the words I type, I have to press the orange text on the bar. It doesn't even do anything ...