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

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How to add custom language layout inside Gboard (Google Keyboard), created by me

The problem is that I want to use modified layout for Google Keyboard and use it inside Gboard app (because of its features). I don't want to: create separate own InputMethod use another app (Hacker'...
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New Gboard dual language suggestions, how do I disable it?

Recently the Google keyboard has activated suggestions for both of my selected languages. This is a real nuisance since the suggestions are a mess IMO. How can I disable it and go back to switching ...
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Remove word from autocorrect - Six Android versions and three phones later

Okay, so I've seen this question asked before, but literally none of the solutions has ever worked for me, and I've now gone through three phones and six iterations of Android, multiply versions of ...
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Google keyboard (gboard) keeps crashing, won't go away

After a recent Android update, about a month ago, "gboard", the built-in Google keyboard on my Nexus started crashing. This made the phone completely unusable, of course. With some effort, I managed ...
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Gboard ruined my typing experience, how can I change it back?

My phone just got the new Gboard, and to be honest, I haven't noticed much of an improvement. Maybe I don't use its many celebrated features as much as I should. However, I have one big problem with ...
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Missing voice input button on the standard keyboard - Lollipop

Posting and answering this to help others experiencing the same issue as me. This was also asked here. If only one keyboard is enabled, i.e. Google Keyboard - English (US), the keyboard shown ...
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Google Keyboard vs Android Keyboard (AOSP)

Is there a difference between Google Keyboard, which was recently release on the Play Store, and the Android Keyboard (AOSP) in the open source project? Update: I need the difference from a feature ...
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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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How do I disable google keyboard/gboard?

I updated my Huawei P9 today and Google's gboard got turned on by default, and it won't allow me to disable it. Usually I can switch from Japanese to Korean/English and back, now everytime I want to ...
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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 ...
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How to input ⑮⑭⑬ (unicode symbols with a number in a circle) when typing?

I saw somebody rename their Pokemon in Pokemon Go using numbers in a circle, such as "Dratini⑮⑭⑬" I can only think of copy and paste, but you always have to find a document that has these characters ...
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How to type fractions like ⅝ in keyboard?

Is there any way to create fractions that are not listed on the pop-up list?
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Gboard doesn't save new words and use my personal dictionary?

I have both swedish and english activated in GBoard, but I'm using the swedish layout so I get easy access to the letter å ä ö. My problem is that Gboard doesn't seem to "learn" some new words. A ...
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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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Android google keyboard won't install

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 ...
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Gboard: Is there anyway to switch language by swiping spacebar?

I have two languages on Gboard and when I want to switch between them, I have to press the globe button. Is there anyway to switch language by swiping spacebar? I've seen this feature on Samsung ...
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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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Voice typing absent in gboard

Microphone icon is missing from gboard, is present in other keyboards(Swype, samsung keyboard), doesn't have a toggle setting under gboard settings. I have tried uninstalling gboard, didn't fix. What ...
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MIUI 7/8 has no way to disable the global Google Spell Check

I am the happy owner of a brand new Xiaomi Redmi 3 Prime. It comes with the MIUI 7, and there is a free upgrade to MIUI 8 via the built-in upgrade software. My only complaint, so far, is that it ...
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Google Keyboard number row

I noticed in Google Keyboard that a dedicated number row appears when entering into a password field, but not when entering into any other field. Click image for larger version I have done some ...
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GBoard multi-language keyboard layout

I'm using 4 languages for writing on my phone on a daily basis. One of them is German. They use the qwertz layout by default. I have set the German keyboard layout to qwerty in settings, but this ...
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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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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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Switch Keyboard Automatically

I am using Nexus 10 with android 5.0.1 I recently purchased a bluetooth keyboard to go along with the tablet. The keyboard I was using (soft) beforehand was O Beta keyboard, which does not function ...
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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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Does Gboard remember what is said?

I was using Gboard to write a message (with the microphone message). I said something rude I don't want it to save or repeat in predictions. Does Gboard save what is said anywhere, and if so how do I ...
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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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Backup the system's "Personal Dictionary" on Android 7 and import on different phone?

I'm using the Google Keyboard (Gboard) on my Nexus 6p. I have a bunch of words in my system's Personal Dictionary (viewed by going to Settings -> Languages & input -> Personal Dictionary), and ...
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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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Gboard Personal Dictonary not working

I've scoured the web for answers to this and have yet to find a solution. I have added a few words to the personal dictionary in Gboard settings and they aren't working. Trying to create shortcuts for ...
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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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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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Nexus Player (Android TV): multi language keyboard

On my Nexus Player I have an option to choose multiple languages for whole system, but on keyboard I can't change language from English to anything else. Is there any way to have multi language ...
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Kitkat keyboard no suggestion on text fields

I noticed that when slide-typing (does it have an official name?) into text fields (as opposed to text areas), suggestions do not appear. It just puts in the first word it guesses I was trying to type ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Add language to Google Keyboard

I have a Huawei G8 and hate this phone. Can't use Google Keyboard because on this phone it is not supporting Georgian language. Is there any ways to add Georgian keyboard in Gboard? Thanks and sorry ...
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Is "save to dictionary" option from keyboard removed in Android 6.0.1?

I have a stock android. When I was running Android Lollipop, I had an option to type a word, long press on it, and an option would pop up above the keyboard to add that word to the dictionary. Now I ...
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Clearing out most recent emoji / emoticons?

Whenever I use an emoji / emoticon from the Google keyboard on Android, it gets added to the recent / most-used list of emoji. This is generally useful, but there are times when I use an emoji just ...
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Get rid of setting bar above Gboard keyboard

How do I get rid of this bar above the Gboard keyboard? I checked all of its settings, cannot seem to find it. OnePlus One - Android 6.0.1
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Switching from Google Japanese Input directly to Google Keyboard?

I have the following input methods enabled: Google Keyboard, English (US) Google Japanese Input, Japanese I use both the Google Keyboard and Google Japanese Input depending on what I'm doing. Going ...
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Samsung Knox - Keyboard Problem

I was wondering if anyone would be of any assistance to me. I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 (Google Edition) smartphone. I have recently setup KNOX for business use, and safely connecting to servers etc. ...
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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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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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How do I remove GIF emojis from Gboard?

I can see how to remove emojis from Gboard, but is it possible to remove just the GIF emojis?