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Gboard (formerly known as Google Keyboard) is a multi-language keyboard app by Google.

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flash tool for Huawei HiSilicon hi6250 Kirin 650 (locked)

Unable to access my phone after a factory reset, because the Gboard doesn't work and I can't type my email and such, I've tried every possible solution I could find to no avail is there a flash tool ...
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Disable emoji suggestions on Gboard

I've been looking into this a good deal, including the solutions here. Unfortunately, I haven't had any luck. Whenever I type certain words, such as "bear" or "home", after hitting ...
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Why does GBoard have inconsistent “space to use autocorrect”?

My GBoard is having so many issues with how it autocorrects next work suggestions. Generally if I hit space bar it automatically inserts the suggested word from the suggested word row above the ...
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Does gboard have a key to switch keyboard apps?

I am looking for a way to quickly switch between keyboard apps while using gboard. My phone is a redmi 5. For e.g if I am writing a message I prefer gboard. But when I have to write code I want to ...
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Word endings / plural

In many languages word endings are adjusted. E.g. the plural s in English. (In other languages there are often many more.) GBoard often doesn't suggest these variations. E.g. when I tap on the word ...
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Keep getting strange words in Google Keyboard's dictionary

I keep getting strange words getting predicted by Google Keyboard's dictionary. I know I've never used them and doubt they would've come with the keyboard. One example is "Lync". I think ...
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Change Gboard microphone input

[ So when I clicked the microphone button on my Gboard, Pixel 2, it used to come up as pictures 1&2. Now, this changed today, when I click the microphone, the keyboard goes away, and screenshot #...
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Keyboard [gboard] opt-in autocomplete?

Using the default Android keyboard, it used to offer "auto correct" options that you could touch to replace the typed word. After a recent change, it now defaults to using the first suggested ...
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Is it possible to trigger Gboard's voice-typing without switching keyboards?

Is there a way to trigger Gboard's voice-typing without having to switch keyboards? Whether remapping app calls to Google's default voice-typing (such as SwiftKey's microphone button) to instead use ...
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Gboard: Set Custom Unicode Characters on Longpress or Add Custom Keyboard Keys or Layout

On Gboard, when I long-press the "a" character, for example, I can see some other "a" characters pop up which have different marks or diacritics on them. By using long-press, I am able to easily type ...
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Remove “Google” appearing on Gboard spacebar

Very recently Gboard updated adding an ugly and distracting "Google" on top of the spacebar. How do I disable this?
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How to change the primary Gboard language

I just set up a new phone and had to type something in Hebrew but hadn't yet actually set up the extra Hebrew keyboard. Instead, I ended up setting my Gboard default to Hebrew, and I cannot figure out ...
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Dock Gboard keyboard to the bottom

I think Android pushed an update on to my Pixel 3 phone running Android 10, and now the Gboard keyboard is small and floats around. How do I dock the Gboard keyboard at the bottom of the screen?
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Offset Android Keyboard

I'm making an installation using Android (Bliss Os). For getting the recognizable android keyboard that everybody knows I installed GBoard. Everything worked fine except that my keyboard misses half ...
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Using Gboard's phone layout on a tablet (or vice versa)

I use Gboard on a phone and a tablet. My preferred language is Maltese. With exactly the same settings, I get two different layouts. In particular, there's a missing button on the tablet that comes ...
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Disable Ability to Change Language with Spacebar

I have a Pixel 4 with Android 10. I am new to Android. I use both English and Spanish. I want to be able hold down the Spacebar to enter the mode where I can move the cursor around. But when I ...
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What are the privacy downsides to using Google's Gboard keyboard for Android?

For several reasons, I do what I can to avoid using Google products. But I do currently use the Android OS (at least for now). One thing I like about Android is being able to use any keyboard app ...
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How can I sync the Google keyboard's clipboard with Android's clipboard?

How can I sync the Google keyboard's clipboard with Android's clipboard? Google keyboard's clipboard: Android's clipboard: I use Samsung Galaxy S9 with Android S9.
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Motorola G5 GBoard Issues

I've been having the same GBoard issues as a lot of other people , but I have been locked out of my phone because I powered it down and need to type in password to get into my phone. Any ideas as to ...
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Gboard stopped working on Motorola phone

Gboard stopped working on Motorola phone - I cannot type as no keyboard appears data amd cache say 0. I have tried various methods suggested, but still no keyboard appears when a cursor appears in a ...
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My GKeyboard keeps crashing

It crashes every time I open my phone. I'm locked out of my device and I cannot even try to factory reset it.
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Gboard on kurio tablet

Is there a way of disabling gboard on a kurio tablet without logging in? My son gets an error message that gboard is not working before he logs in and it doesn't allow him to continue.
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Create “dead space” beneath GBoard to move it up

I have bought a Samsung Galaxy A50. The problem is, that with the navigation menu completly disabled, as well as the almost completly gone bessel, the keyboard is way too far down for me to ...
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Does anyone know if there is a way for GBoard to keep translate as default mode?

Generally to open up the translate ,one needs to click on the rainbow G icon and then again from more select translate , does anyone know a shortcut or keep the translate as default mode?
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Predictive text does not recognise different languages anymore

Up to a couple of days ago Gboard was actually able to detect the language I was typing in and change the language accordingly. Now, for some unknown reason, independently of the language I am writing,...
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How can I import a list of words and shortcuts into my Android Personal Dictionary?

jc able ab about bv above ac account This is a sample of the words and shortcuts that I'm trying to add into my Personal Dictionary. I've tried exporting my current dictionary with shortcuts and ...
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adb shell input text with space not working

adb shell input text 'Hindustan%sTrading%sCompany' Gives Company in Gboard adb shell input text 'Hindustan%s' Just gives a space adb shell input text '%sHindustan' is working fine. so word before ...
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I can't enable my Gboard in the virtual keyboards settings

I can't seem to be able to enable my Gboard from the virtual keyboards menu. I've tried everything from clearing cache, to uninstalling it and re-downloading it. I even downloaded the older version "...
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How to access GBoard clipboard manager without turning on 'Show suggestion strip'?

Is there anyway to access clipboard manager in google keyboard without enabling suggestion strip? It seems I can't find a shortcut or way to access it. I'm using the latest version from Playstore
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I cant get my GBoard back to “normal”

For some reason, my keyboard now looks like this, and I cant get it back to normal with normal shift key function and auto correct and word suggestions. Yes, I went into the keyboard options and ...
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How do I remove gif emojis from gboard?

I can see how to remove emoji's from gboard but is it possible to remove just the gif emojis?
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How to disable symbols pop-up on long press on GBoard or make the key long-press delay really long?

I am trying to disable the symbol pop-up on long-press on GBoard in Android. My device is rooted. The link here shows how to increase GBoard height above the highest level by changes the preferences ...
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Gboard suddenly changes keyboard layout

I'm using Gboard on my Android 7.0 phone in Skype. I'm using the English (UK) keyboard with QWERTZ and QWERTY layout. My problem is that when I set QWERTY the keyboard layout suddenly changes to ...
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Gboard's autocorrect is not available in German

I recently switched to Gboard because of its multilanguage support, etc. Now I've run into the problem that for some reason, German autocorrection/prediction and the swipe-type feature are missing. ...
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Change layout of Gboard (space between letters)

I have installed Gboard on my Android 7 device. My keyboard looks now like following: Is it possible to change the layout in something like the following? I mean the gaps between the characters, i.e. ...
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import words in android personal dictionary

I have a json file exported from a 3rd party app keyboard and I wanted to know if there is any way I can import it in Google Android Dictionary (so that gboard keyboard app can utilize it).
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gboard suggesting passphrase after deleting app data and learned dictionary

I have been using the gboard keyboard app for as long as I can remember. I also use password managers for nearly every situation, but they do not completely eliminate passwords. To my horror, gboard's ...
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What does “staged” mean in the context of dictionary download?

Google search can't answer my question What does staged mean? Sorry I'm a pretty new to the tech thing
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How to enable multilingual typing in Google Keyboard (GBoard) app?

Until recently I had multilingual typing enabled on my keyboard. It was possible to swipe in German and English at the same keyboard without changing languages. The spacebar had "English - German" ...
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gboard disable multilingual typing [duplicate]

I have just bought a nokia 7 plus and I can't disable the multilingual typing. I tried going into settings for gboard under "text corrections" but the option to enable/disable multilingual typing isn'...
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spell check for more than 1 language in Android

I try to make the spell check work for more than one language on my Android 8.1 Pixel 2 with Gboard. My question is NOT about auto correction or word predection. The spell check is activated and ...
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Disable 'OK Google' recognition without completely disabling Google app

I find the 'OK Google' always-on voice recognition to be creepy and intrusive. At the same time, I find the voice entry for GBoard keyboard to be very useful. If you completely disable the Google ...
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How not to display the “Change languages” on Gboard

I just updated Gboard and I only use two languages. However after this update, I have to press twice and choose which languages I want to swap to when obviously it's the other one... Is it possible to ...
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Bulk word import into Gboard

I moved from my Redmi to Mi Mix 2 now and used the Mi Mover app but unfortunately, the words in my used keyboard Gboard weren't restored. Neither does the internal synchronization work, it says ...
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How do I enable multilingual suggestions in GBoard

I switched to a different phone recently and had to install all the apps anew. I am bilingual and I used GBoard (Google Keyboard) on both, and on the old one I had it configured in such a way that it ...
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Switching between keyboards with Bluetooth keyboard with cmd + space shortcut

I use an Apple Bluetooth Keyboard with External Keyboard Helper Pro as my keyboard of choice on an Android 7.0 Tablet. I use Gboard when I'm not using the external keyboard. When the external keyboard ...
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Voice typing -how to continue dictation in new line without restarting microphone?

The solution in accepted answer here works on Nougat 7.1.2 using Gboard What do I say to make a new line when using voice recognition? But irritatingly, microphone switches off when you move to new ...
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How can I disable autocorrect for some languages in my keyboard?

I speak more than one language, and so I have set up my keyboard app (Gboard) with multiple languages, each with its own keyboard layout. I like the fact that autocorrect is enabled in English, I find ...
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How to find out learned words in Gboard?

Where can i find the words learned by google keyboard? I can't find nothing on the internet about where it is saved or how to find saved words that GBoard learned automatically.
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Undo remove word from autocorrect

In the newest versions of Android, you can click and hold a suggested predictive/autocorrected word, and drag it into a bin (title "remove") to prevent it from being suggested again. I accidentally ...