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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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Disable cursor and automatic zoom into textbox in Firefox

I have Firefox installed in my Android devices (phone and tablet). Everytime I open a new site (say bookzz.org ), the cursor is automatically in the textbox, the page is zoomed in and the on-screen ...
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Firefox: keyboard freezes several seconds when typing into forms

I open Duckduckgo and Google in Firefox on my Android 5.1 phone. Usually I have multiple tabs open, but not that many. I start typing, and after two or three characters, the typing freezes. I can ...
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How do I add another keyboards into Remix OS (Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand Keyboards)

I have a problem which are I cannot add another keyboards namely, Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand. I cannot change the Keyboard from English language to Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand languages. I ...
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Android as rubber ducky

Watching Mr Robot I came across a small device called a rubber ducky. It simulates a keyboard and executes a given list of commands, like keystrokes and such. Now that I am too cheap to buy a real one ...
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Swype keyboard: how to add a letter to a keyboard?

I am using the Swype keyboard on Android. When I hold down a letter on the English keyboard (and others), I can see a list of similar letters with diacritics and other options for Unicode character's ...
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Keyboard looking differently depending on application

Running Android 6 on Honor 8. When using Google Keyboard on Notepad, Messages I get my typos autocorrected with suggestions appearing for me to chose from. When using Chrome, Gmail, PlayStore - ...
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How to access and modify previous commands (bash history) in Termux

I use Termux on my Fairphone 2 and I want to speed up working with it. What slows me down is not having an up arrow key that I can use to access the last command in my bash history. I can do !! !7 and ...
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How to change default keyboard on Android N?

Somehow my default keyboard got changed. I used to be able to go to Settings -> Language and Input and then there was something that would let me change the keyboard. Now under "Keyboard and input ...
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Reduce the size of soft keyboard on edit text click [closed]

Usually the soft keyboard fits to the screen size in both portrait and land scape mode. I am developing an app, in that i have an edit text. On edit text click "Is it possible to reduce the width of ...
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Google Keyboard 'remove suggestion' not working

I'm having an annoying issue with the Google Keyboard app on Android 6.0 (and on an HTC One M9 if that matters). I like to be able to remove erroneous suggested words by long pressing on them and ...
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How to make the lock-screen keyboard accept the first touch of each key?

I like to use a password for my lock screen, but my podgy fingers are defeated by the kind efforts of whoever built "intelligence" into the keyboard. However hard I concentrate on being accurate, my ...
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How do I download a keyboard on a phone without a keyboard at all

I lost my keyboard after factory reset on my jiayu G4 android phone. I have done everything possible but to no avail.I have used Bluetooth and USB to install apk but it's not installing. I can't log ...
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How do I change Genymotion physical keyboard to type scandic letters?

I have enabled scandics (äöå) on-screen keyboard and they work, but when I type them from physical keyboard they do not work, nothing comes out. All english keyboard keys do work.
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How do I plug in an emoticon into my keyboard

I have the original Swype keyboard on Android 4.4.2 (KitKat). When I type some words, sometimes some emoticons appear, and I can click on them to insert them into the text flow. This is handy at ...
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Does Android 3.2.1 support auto-complete feature?

When I type with a keyboard in any app on my older Acer Android Tablet, I don't get any words automatically suggested (above the keyboard), although auto-correct does work. I can't find a setting for ...
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Is there a way to configure the Samsung keyboard quick punctuation pop-up to close after I choose a symbol?

The Samsung keyboard has a handy button to the right of the space bar that pops up a window to input basic punctuation symbols like commas, parentheses, exclamation etc. What is annoying about it is ...
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Is there a way to input a specific language with keyboard that is not supported by the android

I'm using Mi 4i and I wanted to input Thai by using a bluetooth keyboard logitech K480. I couldn't find out how to input by Thai and asked support center of Xiaomi. The clerk said that the input Thai ...
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How do I enter the shift+minus symbol on Android?

On a physical qwerty keyboard, I use the shift + minus key to input a over line symbol as part of my password. How do I do this on the Android touchscreen keyboard?
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Enable gesture (swipe) input (on Fairphone 2) without Google Keyboard

I have Fairphone 2 running Fairphone Open OS, and I'm making a quixotic effort to avoid installing non-free (as in freedom) software on it and to optimize privacy. I want swipe input, but I don't ...
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Suspicious guest user activity and keyboard setting changes

A guest user is occasionally created on my phone and I don't know why. It consumes some mobile data, as indicated by Android's data usage report. Another suspicious thing is that my keyboard's ...
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How do I delete an incorrectly auto-completed word with backspace?

I use Samsung's default keyboard for typing. Specifically, I use the Swype-like part of it, SwiftKey Flow. I recently updated my Samsung Galaxy S5 to Android Marshmallow, and I noticed that a ...
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I have no keyboard!

I have a 'Rooted Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 NT-N8000'(tablet) running Unofficial CM 13 Marshmallow 6.0.1 and a TWRP touch recovery. After i flashed cm13 i had no keyboard anymore, so i couldnt login to ...
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Full list of MessagEase commands

Yesterday I started using MessagEase and I love the concept. However it seems there are a lot of ways to use different gestures. Is there a full list of all gestures and commands of MessagEase?
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Any Android keyboards that operate & feel like you're using an iPhone iOS keyboard?

I've been using iOS since iPhone 1 and now am on iPhone 5. Hence, at times I find bunch of Android things confusing and unfamiliar. So, in addition to launcher's that work well for iPhone users, I'...
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Auto correct on ASUS Zenfone

I switched from an LG phone to a new ASUS Android phone and I am missing a feature on the ASUS. On my LG I used auto correct on the keyboard in a way that displayed suggestions but did not correct ...
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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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After auto update, Samsung Tab S2 will not reconnect to Samsung Tab S2 9.7 bluetooth keyboard

My Samsung tab S2 had an auto update yesterday. Now, the matching samsung bluetooth keyboard will not reconnect. When I try it comes up with "unable to connect" message. Keyboard still shows as ...
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Keyboard emoji not available in some apps

Google updated their keyboard app yesterday, a few welcome tweaks, but something seems to have broken for me. In some apps that are badly built, I've no longer got access to emojis. If I long press ...
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Just got a HTC one m8, have some questions about the keyboard

Just got a htc one m8 and the lack of keyboard options is really annoying me... First im not sure how to turn off the replacing "mistakes" thing. Im fine with having predictive typing on because its ...
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How do I access second character screen in regional keyboard?

I switched to Nexus 5x recently, and mostly like it so far. I can't figure out how to access the second character screen in the keyboard, for regional languages, though. Previously, I was on Lumia ...
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Spell check without auto-correct?

I find more often than not auto correct makes incorrect suggestions. Is it possible to get a spell check similar to that on desktop where it underlines mistakes in red?
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How to send a special keyboard sequence using Microsoft Remote Desktop

I use official Microsoft client and I need to "press" Ctrl+Alt+Del or Ctrl+Alt+End. How do I do that?
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Deleted my default keyboard program and I no longer have a keyboard?

I downloaded a keyboard-changing app, but as I used it, everything crashed, so I deleted it from my phone. Bad choice, since the app I deleted was my default keyboard. Now I have no keyboard, and I ...
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How to get rid of these marks?

I'm 100 percent sure that it's possible because I managed to do it a few months ago, but now I do not know (don't remember) how to do it again. It looks like someone can help here. Thanks in advance....
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How do I enable a keyboard OTHER than Google Keyboard via ADB?

I have got 2 keyboards in my phone: Google Keyboard and AnySoftKeyboard. Google Keyboard is my primary keyboard. I want to enable AnySoftKeyboard as my primary keyboard via ADB (I use ADB because the '...
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Install additional dictionaries to AOSP

I would like to install an additional dictionary to my Android keyboard (AOSP), is there any way to do so which would not imply installing another keyboard?
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During Android Encryption, I lost my device keyboard and OS ask me to enter password?

I have Android phone with OS version 4.4, I start encrypt my phone and it started very well. After an hour and restringing several time the device prompt me to "Type password to decrypt storage". Her ...
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Changing the writing direction in browser apps (firefox, uc browser)

I write in Arabic most of the time, which unlike English you start writing from the right. Now in browsers writing in Arabic in text boxes starts from the left and the text crawls from left to write ...
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Greenify ruins my Samsung Keyboard Input Languages

I've installed this Greenify app on my non-rooted Galaxy S3. It really does the magic after hibernating some of the non-system apps (e.g. FB, Twitter, etc.) - phone runs faster, battery drains down ...
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How to get rid of voice bar over keyboard in Android 6?

I want to remove the horizontal bar with the microphone button (voice input) showing over Android 6 keyboard (marked with the red border). I know which settings are supposed to control this behaviour ...
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IS there any emoji keyboard available to support custom sticker? [closed]

Many emoji keyboard available on the internet. but any keyboard not support all emoji sticker. otherwise it isnt possible. but everyday new emoji sticker coming. so,any keyboard available to support ...
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How to stop touchpal providing a daily summary?

I like this keyboard app as it has a lot of flexibility with accessing symbols for markdown that I use on stackexchange as well as its edit screen. Click image(s) for larger version But it also '...
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AOSP keyboard and unicode characters

Is it possible that unicode characters like š,č,ž are shown next to standard characters on the keyboard? My keyboard is Slovenian (QWERTZ), and I have to long press 's' to get the 'š' character. My ...
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Don't have a keyboard in my phone, and cannot install a new one with ADB either

I had a keyboard in my phone (Google Keyboard), which, when I somehow installed yesterday, didn't give me the option of moving it to the SD card. Today, for some reason it gave me the option to move ...
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'Languages and Input' sub-setting crashes Settings, need to enable it to install keyboard

Alright so I try to get into the 'Language and Input' sub-setting on the 'Settings' menu, and when I click on it a message appears saying: "Unfortunately, Settings has stopped working". This only ...
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Split layout in Google's default keyboard?

According to this Droid Life post from Jun 1st 2015, Android M introduced the split layout to the default keyboard by Google. I have a Moto G3 with Android v6.0 and the "Enable split keyboard" option ...
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How to change input method on 5.1.1

I cannot see the "select input method" command in the pull down menu like in Android 4. By experimenting, I discovered you can select the input method if you long-press the space bar in Samsung ...
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Google Keyboard Tab Key

Any way to get a tab character out of a Google Keyboard on Android? Checking through the various character sets etc. find nothing. Searching the Internet finds nothing relevant. The goal is to ...
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Crash report: Enter key makes newline. How to send input?

i'm trying to send feedback on an app that crashes. I run the app, when it crashes i get a popup asking if i want to report it, which sends me to a Feedback form with: email to use Write your ...
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Can I feed SwiftKey (or other keyboard) with a large body of text to train it?

I find SwiftKey to be not that great in terms of prediction regarding technical language, both in English and Polish (which seems to be trained on news articles, so double useless). Is there an easy ...