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

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How to dictate single letters and number to Android?

at the job we routinely use a web application through our smartphones and on one of its screens we have to input the chassis number of cars, technically called V.I.N.. Just to let you know, a likely ...
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In GBoard, how can I set multilingual input for English and Swiss German?

The majority of my phone useage happens in either English or Swiss German, and I switch between these languages frequently, even within the same conversation. In GBoard settings, I see the following ...
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How do I keep voice to text active in gboard? Even during silences

I often use gboard's text to speech to do voice typing. However, every time I pause speaking for a few seconds, I have to reactivate this feature by click the microphone on the keyboard. How do I keep ...
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Auto-correct highlighting instead of bolding

Running Android version 11, this change happened very recently with a new patch. Now instead of autocorrect bolding the center word it will correct mine to, it highlights it. This is extremely ...
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Why doesn't dictation work on GBoard in incognito mode?

My impression was that GBoard dictation works completely locally. https://ai.googleblog.com/2019/03/an-all-neural-on-device-speech.html If that's the case, how come it does not work when I go ...
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Removing options features from Gboard suggestion bar [duplicate]

Is there a way to remove the option items, including the arrow on the left, without removing the suggestion bar completely? I use the suggestions for words, but have no use for accessing things like ...
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Can non-current-keyboard app (non-current-input-method) record my keystrokes (keylogger)?

I don't really trust the mobile manufacturers in my place. The first thing I bought a new phone is installing a trusted input method app (keyboard app) and switch to that keyboard app. But I am ...
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How do I add new text to speech entries using Gboard?

I was using SwiftKey prior to this but I switched over to Gboard because it has better voice recognition when using speech to text. Something got changed in SwiftKey recently and the quality of speech-...
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How can I prevent my soft keyboard from changing for different input types?

I would like to disable the soft keyboard mode (gboard) for inputType=textUri on my Pixel 4a, and fall back on the default text keyboard mode. Coming from a much older version of Android which ...
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Remove recently used emojis from Gboard

After switching from Samsung S7 Edge to Poco X3 NFC, although both on Android, I can't figure out how to remove recently used emojis, which is on Gboard. I searched a lot but nothing related to Poco ...
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Creating a line break using Gboard on Signal and other apps

I want to be able to create a line break while using Gboard on Google Pixel 3X. This will allow me to start a new paragraph while using Signal or another app. Any ideas here?
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No spell checker is showing (English)

I'm using this phone: https://www.infinixmobility.com/smartphone/smart-5/specs But I don't see any spell checker in it. In Settings > System > Languages & input > Spell checker, It should ...
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Whenever I tap the empty space below the spacebar, while using Chrome, the keyboard closes unexpectedly

Ok, so this has to be the most annoying thing for me about Android phones. If you look at my screenshot, I've circled the empty space below the keyboard. I am ALWAYS accidentally tapping this empty ...
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Add standard Romanian keyboard with diacritics to Gboard

Is it somehow possible to install a Gboard keyboard layout for Romanian that has the diacritics ă â î ș ț as separate keys? Other keyboard apps have it, but not Gboard. The ones that are called ...
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What emoji combinations are supported in Gboard's "emoji ktichen"?

Google released a feature in Gboard where one can combine two emojis to create a sticker in Feb last year, before expanding it in December. Is there a list of which emoji combinations are supported?
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How to disable Shift + Space to change language on Android?

I am using Android 11 (Build Number RP1A.201005.004.A1) on a Google Pixel 2 XL with an external BlueTooth keyboard (Logitech K480). In my normal typing on a desktop or a laptop, I am very used to ...
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Is there anyway to make any other keyboard quick prediction insert like Swift Key?

I love swiftkey I use it as my main keyboard typing layout. It autocorrects words like rhe->the automatically when you hit space. It is called quick prediction insert. Is there any way to get this ...
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Use just personal or learned dictionary

I use gboard. There is autocorrection or autocomplete, using some system dictionary. And there is learned words. I want to disable system dictionary and use just my own learned data. Or maybe there is ...
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GBoard app: Initializing of voice-to-text takes forever

I use GBoard on my Poco X3 and the keyboard sporadically takes forever to initialize when using Voice Typing. Sometimes it's fast, sometimes it isnt. Sometimes it shows "initializing" and ...
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One keyboard two languages using Gboard [duplicate]

Consider this, I want to add two languages on one keyboard with Gboard: English and French for QWERTY (English) keyboard. I open the settings but can't add language to the existing keyboard. (only ...
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Getting rid of one of the second keyboard dropdown suggestion list

I just got the google Pixel 4a 5g. See the screenshot: there are 2 suggestions lists: the horizontal one just above the keyboard (where it says "GIF") and this black dropdown. I find it ...
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Regarding Tenor GIFS for Gboard

I have uploaded a gif on tenor, with three unique tags. Since Gboard uses gifs from tenor, I figured my gif would appear on gboard when i search for those unique tags through gboard gif. It doesn't ...
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What storage data does keyboard apps on Android accumulate?

On my Android phone I have installed the Gboard keyboard. After some small use, I see that it has accumulated 20 MB of data! Why can a keyboard app accumulate 20MB of data?
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"Gboard Recording, therefore WhatsApp Temporarily unable to record." error message

I have a Realme phone. The following error message shows up every time I make a WhatsApp call, and I can't hear the caller GboardRecording, therefore WhatsAppTemporarily unable to record. Is there ...
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GBoard: Use system-wide speech2text engine

I'm using GBoard, quite often using the built-in spech-to-text function via the directly accessible button here: But I have the feeling that the speech-to-text function which is android built-in and ...
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Keeping Gboard open while multitasking

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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...