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Questions tagged [keyboard]

For issues with the keyboard (the tool by which we enter text in apps), whether physical or virtual -- but "in" your device. Please use more specialized tags if they better apply to your issue: e.g. 'external-keyboard' or 'keyboard-shortcuts'

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Change physical keyboard layout

I want to use my Filco Convertible 2 TKL keyboard with swedish layout on my Samsung S8, but cannot get any other layout than US. I want Swedish. The other questions I could find in here did not help....
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alt+tab on physical keyboard not working anymore

on my P20Pro Android 9.0.0.159, something happened with my Logitech K380 BT keyboard ; suddenly the alt-tab combination stopped working. I tried with another keyboard, same problem. The direct button ...
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Add More Emojis to Recent Tab?

I tend to use a lot of emojis so the recent tab is a huge help. One day my recent tab had a whole big list of my recent emojis and disappeared a few days later. This was very useful for me, and I ...
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I have a Blutooth Keyboard connected with my Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro, and the Keyboard works, but I dont want the on screen keyboard

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro, and recently bought a blutooth keyboard for it. They keyboard works, but whenever i click on the area that i want to type something, the on screen keyboard shows up, ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab A can't sign in password

I just updated my Samsung galaxy Tab A and now I can't type my password because the keyboard no longer shows up,and it also keeps saying google keeps stopping.How can I get back in?
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Android 8.1 Keyboard on Galaxy Tab A doesn't display word choices

My old Samsung Galaxy Tab running Android 4.2 would always show 3 word suggestions above the keyboard as I was typing. I thought it was very helpful. But my new tablet(Galaxy Tab A 8") running 8.1 ...
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Port MessagEase Macro to new device

I have a new phone and a lot of MessagEase on my old phone. Unfortunately, they haven't been transferred with the default process to migrate to a new device. Is there another way to port them over ...
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Type German special characters with Bluetooth Keyboard

I'm trying to type German special characters ä, ü, ß with Bluetooth keyboard (Logitech k810) using SwiftKey (this is the keyboard app I normally use when not using the keyboard, ideally wouldn't have ...
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Possible to remap `Esc` key to `Caps Lock` on a bluetooth keyboard

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 with any old bluetooth keyboard. How do I remap the Esc key to Caps Lock? And remap the Caps Lock key to Esc. Swap them basically. I need this to make it easier to use Vim on ...
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how to create and install custom keyboard layout [duplicate]

I would like to create custom keyboard layout for android. I want it to be an Hebrew keyboard, but with different layout order of the letters. I did it for windows using Keyboard layout creator 1.4. ...
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Is it possible to successfully adjust predictive text for offensive words?

I am using a oneplus 5t, and Gboard. I use signal to text. I have cleared the personal dictionary within gboard, and I have also enabled "do not make offensive suggestions" in the keyboard options. I ...
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Can I work around dead spots on my touchscreen with a custom keyboard layout?

I have dead spots on my touchscreen, right on the soft keyboard area. Is there a way I can use a custom keyboard layout or move my keyboard to work around the problem until I replace my phone?
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Edit Google IME keyboard suggestions and export [closed]

I had an idea. I was thinking about editing the Mozc Japanese input source on GitHub's suggestions and then export it as a new keyboard so other people can use it. Where do I find the files that do ...
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Paste YYYYMMDDHHMMSS timestamp anywhere (hotkey shortcut)

YYYYMMDDHHMMSS or YmdHis in PHP is the timestamp format used by Wayback Machine URL and the %A_Now variable in AutoHotKey. It looks like this: 20171223145921. How can I paste the timestamp of the ...
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Swiftkey Keyboard uses too much space

Keyboard application uses 845 MB of my phone data which is really too much. I want to delete data, but I am afraid that I will delete words predictions too. Is there any solutions for me? Maybe ...
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Is it possible to search for gifs in messages? (Samsung Note 8)

I am currently using a Samsung Galaxy Note 8, which in the default messaging app has a keyboard option to send a gif image. When selected gifs appear and there are categories at the bottom (Trending, ...
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Android virtual keyboard app that support physical keyboard language and layout change

Apparently on many Android phones on Android OS 7+ there is no option to change external physical keyboard language/layout without going into device settings. Is there a good virtual keyboard, which ...
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Soft keyboard sticks and can't be minimised when using Bluetooth keyboard

When using my logitech k480 Bluetooth keyboard alongside the onscreen soft keyboard the soft keyboard frequenty gets stuck on screen and will not be minimised. The keyboard arbitrarily overlays my ...
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Bought Japanese Phone. Keyboard is weird (small spacebar, etc). How to fix?

Title. I attached a screenshot of the keyboard. I would download a third party keyboard, but I don't like how they look. There also seems to be no options to change the layout at all in settings.
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How to delete emoji in mi note 4

Unfortunately I installed emoji app but I don't want it. Please tell me how to remove it. I want my mobile is as usual.
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Phone is locked with an impossible to enter password

As it appeared, the on-screen keyboard for entering the unlock password is missing English layout, although it for sure was present when the password has been created. Now the situation appears really ...
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Connecting a USB keyboard to Xiaomi Mi A1

I am trying to use a basic USB keyboard with my Xiaomi Mi A1 and it's not working. I connected the phone to the keyboard using a female-to-female USB adaptor. Nothing shows up on the phone. I tried ...
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Physical keyboard layout is reset with every reboot

In my Yoga BOOK, which comes with a physical keboard like a laptop, I have to set the layout of the physical keyboard every time I reboot the device. How to keep the settings? How I set it: Settings, ...
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My HTC phone wont let me put password in to decrypt phone - no keyboard

Keyboard does not come up to put code in. Anyone know what to do?
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How to swiftly hide on-screen keyboard with a gesture?

I'm using an ageing Nexus 6 with stock and rooted Android 7.1.1. The problem I have with most multi-featured keyboards is that they don't hide timely with my pace of app usage. So, with animations ...
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Galaxy S7 Android 8 Oreo; keyboard shortcuts/settings/dictionary backup possible…?

Is it possible to backup Samsung keyboard shortcuts, settings and any additions you make to the dictionary on the Samsung Galaxy S7 running Android 8 Oreo? TIA, Ivan.
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Why is my Samsung Galaxy S8 Keyboard Missing Simple Words?

Occasionally I'll find a simple word that's missing from my Samsung Galaxy S8's default keyboard. The most recent example was the word hops. It kept changing it to hopes. Have I done something ...
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Reanchor keyboard

I somehow caused my android keyboard to float on the screen, and also to be a bit smaller, instead of being anchored at the bottom. How do I anchor it again? Thanks
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Unable to use Android AOSP keyboard on non-LOS based OS

I tried a couple of android AOSP keyboards on two of my stock devices : Mi A1 and ASUS M1. But every apk i tried ended up in a crash. [05-27 11:56:19.335 22542:22542 E/AndroidRuntime] FATAL ...
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how do i add the @ symbol to first screen?

I've been trying to figure out how to add the @ symbol to the main keyboard. How it is now I have to go to a second screen that has symbols and choose it. It's slower that way and a pain. I have a ...
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How to type “Control” on Termux?

There is a good App "Termux" which can provide a powerful shell environment without gain root permission. However, the touch-screen keyboard doesn't include "Control" and "Alt" button. But some ...
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Cannot edit a link field in a website like Nuclino / Notejoy / Slimwiki etc. in an Android web browser

When I'm using Firefox, Chrome or Opera Touch on Android, I sometimes edit a wiki in a site one of those listed above. When I highlight text, a box pops up with a bunch of options - formatting, ...
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where is android keyboard app located?

I uninstalled the stock AOSP keyboard from my android cyanogenmod 11 I have the ROM zip file so I'm fetching the keyboard to put it back but I don't know where it is, it's neither under /system/app ...
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reprogram keyboard keys and mouse movement (OTG)

I recently bought an OTG adapter for a project in which I programmed an app to communicate with an Arduino. Aftwards, I was playing with the adapter and found that I could insert my little USB ...
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Bulk word import into gboard?

I moved from my redmi to mi mix 2 now and used miMover app but unfortunately the words in my used keyboard gboard weren't restored. Neither does the internal synchronization work, it says something ...
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How do I get Unicode 9 on my phone?

I have a 3rd Gen Moto G running Android 6.0 and I have seen no sign of the dumpling emoji. Or the chopsticks or flat shoe, which prompted me to look into the clown face. The clown face is part of ...
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How to configure the (Nougat) system spell checker to go simultaneous multilingual with any 3rd party keyboard?

I configured several system languages, but I get red underlined text when the word is not in the primary (first) system language. I use a 3rd party keyboard and am on Android 7.1.2 Nougat. As the ...
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How do I get the “Change keyboard” notification to go away for more than an hour?

I have Swiftkey installed. I get a notification all the time about choosing my keyboard. I can get it to go away for a short time by selecting Settings -> Language & Keyboard -> Current ...
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How do I get return key back instead of emoji (Oreo)

I am trying to use messenger with the default Google keyboard on my stock Pixel1 using messenger. Somehow it got hosed and now instead of enter on the keyboard it shows an Emoji (in blue). If I hold ...
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Google automatic typing

How to turn off automatic Google typing when I turned on automatically and I've tried everything else just turn it off to get my keyboard back `
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Can I get Voice to Text to spell my daughter's name correctly?

Let's say my daughter's name is Danny. But she/we spell it Dani. Every time I use her name in VTT it is misspelled Danny and I have to correct it. PITA. I've tried adding the name correctly spelled ...
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Use Laptop keyboard for Android device

I am running Ubuntu on my notebook and Lineage OS without PlayServices on my phone. Now I would like to use my Laptop keyboard as a remote keyboard for my phone, how could I achieve that? I guess, ...
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How to uninstall app Nimble keyboard

I installed this myself. But, the app doesn't appear in list of all apps. Tried to search, but it's nowhere to be found! How can I get rid of this very annoying app?
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How can I re-enable keyboard typing? From voice?

I'm now stuck with Voice Input as the only typing mode because I accidentally chose it. How can I re-enable keyboard typing?
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Switch language on Android device with bluetooth keyboard

I'm using Logitech MK850 bluethooth keyboard and mouse combo on Samsung Galaxy S8+. If I'm using Samsung (default) keyboard, I can switch language (Korean/English) using Kor/Eng switch key on the ...
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Why do certain apps crashes when I open the keyboard?

Since months ago I have had a problem with my device: Hardware: MT6582 Model: OWN s4025 (Chinese Alcatel Pop C9) Jelly Bean 4.2.2 With some apps like "Google Maps" or "Dcoder", when I open the ...
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Android 6 on screen keyboard not enabled

When using the Android 6 (Moto G2) only the voice option was given for user input. A device reboot failed to fix the issue.
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AutoHotKey equivalent? (paste timestamp, open app, external keyboard, etc.) [closed]

Desktop PCs have AutoHotKey, AutoKey, IronKey, etc. . But as far as known, nothing compareable for mobile phones. I would like to be able to do things like: Instantly pasting timestamp in preferred ...
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Shared preferences - How to edit smileys popup on keyboard

Hi, I have keyboard which i was edited trough 'apk editor' app from playstore.. Now i want to be able to edit smileys popup. I want that when i change smiley in shared preferences, that (smiley) be ...
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Do not trap home key for TV PC

I recently changed out several android TV PCs to TX92 hardware with android 7.1.2. I use them to remote into Windows as a thin client among other things. The last nuisance remaining is the home key. ...