Google released their google keyboard as an app in the market but I cannot install it. The error is "Application already exists". I am on a Att Note 1 (touchwiz\unrooted). No other keyboards are installed. Does anyone know how to install this?

edit: Despite this error message, the only option I have in my keyboard settings is "samsung keyboard"

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    It comes as part of the stock android install, mine updated last night (note the word updated, I never installed it).
    – NickW
    Jun 6, 2013 at 16:15
  • And before you ask why then it's put on Play at all: 1) to be updated to devices already having a previous version of it, as it also happens with the Google Play app itself, and b) for those devices whipping with a different one (e.g. devices from LG).
    – Izzy
    Jun 6, 2013 at 18:42
  • AOSP keyboard from Play store requires ICS upwards, just something to keep in mind!
    – t0mm13b
    Jun 12, 2013 at 0:06

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You may change package name and install it as separate user app

Links for version 4.0.21203.1613964 apk with already changed package name and additional symbols: source (russian forum with registration) or mirrors
Screenshot of additional symbols:

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