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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How can termux accept key presses directly into terminal?

I just installed termux and I notice that when you use the keyboard it doesn't enter your key presses directly. It requires you to complete a word and select from the options before it gets entered ...
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are there more special characters on my phone keypad such as “#”?

I get frustrated with Android because I can't find all the special characters on it for passwords etc that I have on my windows 10 computer. Is there a trick to finding more special characters?
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Gboard: select current word, and compound words in German language

I'm using gboard from Google and I absolutely love it. I just have two questions about it because I come from using Swype which has a lot of nice and useful features to quickly which i miss heavily: ...
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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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Playing web games that require arrow keys without using a physical keyboard

I would like to play some web games like Unikong using my tablet. But the problem is, they require a keyboard, or specifically, the arrow keys in order to play. I know I can connect a mouse and/or ...
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Can't change to other language anymore

I sed to can change language into etc(BM, CHINESE, ENG )but now all I can use is ENG. Why ones that happen when is used to work perfectly?
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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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“Unfortunately, Google App has stopped”. Locked out of my phone! Please help!

My phone started popping up with "Unfortunately, Google App has stopped." notification non stop. The keyboard wouldn't come up on my phone. I decided to restart my phone, which I guess was a bad idea ...
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kitkat not displaying emoji

I have an LG G3 phone with kitkat (4.4.2), about 2 years old. When using the twitter app, there are some emoji I can't see (those belonging to Unicode 9). My LG keyboard only supports, AFAIK, Unicode ...
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newbie: how to get larger keys on lockscreen keyboard?

background: LG model=L34C (virtual keyboard), Android version=4.4, on which I am the opposite of "power user" :-( Basically I'm fat-thumbed. I don't want theming or photographs or animations on my ...
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How to add a custom keymap / keyboard layout to Sony Xperia keyboard?

As far as input methods go, I like the Xperia Keyboard from Sony best. However, I would like to slightly modify the English keymap. Specifically, I want to add some additional accented characters to ...
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How to write a mathematics equation on Android?

How do I write MathJax on an Android device? I mean, is there any keyboard or anything to write mathematical symbols? It's pretty much impossible to write equations with the native keyboard and even ...
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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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LG P880 - No keyboard after factory reset

yesterday I tried to reset my rooted phone (LG Optimus 4X HD) because I thought it would run faster after a factory reset. Unfortunately I didn't remember that I uninstalled the stock keyboard and ...
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Hacker keyboard emoji button

While in Discord on Android 5.0, Hacker Keyboard puts an emoji button instead of enter, putting enter to be accessed only by going to the special buttons(numbers and the sorts). I have to note that ...
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How do I switch between QWERTY and QWERTZ keyboard layouts of the Samsung Keyboard on Lollipop Galaxy Note 3?

I come from English background and strongly prefer QWERTY keyboards. I also write Czech often and have installed it (instead of just typing Czech with English keyboard) to get Czech autocompletion/...
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How to type Japanese hyphen in Samsung Keyboard's Japanese mode?

If we enable the Japanese language in Samsung Keyboard's configuration and switch to it, we can then input Japanese, with proper conversion and completion. For instance if we type hi, the input is ...
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I deleted Android AOSP and using Gboard.but there is a problem,

Whenever I tap on text box to write something it covers the whole screen and I can't see anything except that.. please help me this is happening in some apps like contact and some other form filling ...
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How to type a curly brace (“{”) in CyanogenMod 13?

By chance, I got hold of a Samsung Galaxy S III (S3) Mini, rooted it, and upgraded it to CyanogenMod 13 (Android 6.0.1). When trying to connect it to my WiFi network, I could not do so because my WiFi ...
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Is there an official Chinese handwriting input method for Android?

I searched for some page about Chinese handwriting input, but on my Android 7.1, I only see Pinyin, and it shows the following: On some page, such as https://eastasiastudent.net/china/mandarin/...
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Logitech unifying receiver, Chrome plugin work on android?

I lost my antenna for my Logitech keyboard and mouse. I decided to buy a Logitech Unifying Receiver. But I can't find any drivers for it for Android except the Chrome plugin. I don't understand, is ...
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How to type fractions like ⅝ in keyboard?

My boss had accidentally wrote it down but doesn't know how he did that. It would be pretty helpful to find out.
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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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Problem downloading add-on dictionaries of google keyboard [Gboard] can it be downloaded in different way?

Got here now Lenovo A6010 plus with latest update of android 5.0.2. Here is the problem: When I go to GBoard Settings > Dictionary > Add-on dictionaries I simply look for the language I want to add ...
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Keypad Freezing Up - think it's a Touch Wiz issue? (can I get around this with a Launcher?)

I would be grateful for some feedback/suggestions. In short, I have an ageing (badly) Android 4.4.4 - Samsung Galaxy Ace 4, AVG and some Avast Apps on the Virus Checker side, and Touch Wiz. ...
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Annoying functionality of suggestions in newer version of Google keyboard

I recently updated my version of Android on my Nexus 4 and this is a really annoying thing I noticed. In previous versions (I was on 4.0), the word that was typed displayed as the middle suggestion. ...
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How can I ensure my wireless keyboard works on my Android TV box?

I just bought a wireless keyboard (Rii mini 28). When I plugin the receiver into my windows laptop, it just works. I can type things in notepad and move the cursor. But I bought it for my Android ...
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Android TV - Changing input language of physical keyboard

Im on the new Xiaomi MI Box with Android TV (v6.0.1) and a physical keyboard attached. The layout is English and I need it to be German (since its a german keyboard...). Can't find any options or ...
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how to disable automatic pop up of keyboard while exiting text

I have android 5.1 on my samsung mobile. I have Ms word app on it. When i tap anywhere in any opened word document, automatic android keyboard pops up. This is very annoying during reading the ...
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Dismiss autocorrect suggestion without space+backspace+space

Sometimes when I'm typing a unique word or proper noun on my phone, Google recommends for it to be autocorrected (I can tell because the word itself is underlined, and out of the suggested replacement ...
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Google keyboard, no option to keep my word?

I took a leap from my Samsung Galaxy S4 to a Motorola Droid Turbo II with Android 6 installed. I love everything about this new phone and OS, EXCEPT... On my S4, whenever I typed a word in that ...
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Writing hebrew vowels with my phone keyboard

With my phone I can easily write English, French and Hebrew. But I'm wondering if there is a possibility to add vowels to hebrew words, as it's possible with a keyboard with Windows.
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Auto-Capitalization is Capitalizing First Two Letters in a Word

This is a weird issue that has been happening with my Galaxy S5 for the past month or so (I've had it for at least 4 months, had an old one for a year before that with no issues). This is on Android ...
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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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