I'm using an Android 10 Samsung device that supports multitasking using pop-up windows. I'm trying to type on the main window with a YouTube window in the foreground. The keyboard keeps closing whenever I use the YouTube pop-up. Is there any way to keep it open?

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Well there is a way.. but even if you have your keyboard always open, you'll have to press on the text box of the other app after using youtube to bring it in focus.

If you still want to have it opened always then you can use "Automate" app..
Just set a gesture(quick tiles or button combination) to trigger the "always on keyboard" and set the action..
Comment if you have any doubt..

  • Thanks. Is there any way without a third-party app, though?
    – harry
    Sep 25, 2020 at 8:43
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    With gboard? I don't think so.. There are other keyboards which offer this feature but then you'll lack the cool functions of gboard..
    – Aayush
    Sep 25, 2020 at 19:59

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