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 would one rearrange or change the special characters on a mobile keyboard?

I've been looking for a way to change the characters I have available because I tend to need symbols I don't have and have symbols I don't need (and of course, I can't use Alt codes on mobile). All ...
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Sony Experia won't let me enter my voicemail PIN

I call my voice mail and it asks me for my PIN. After entering 3 out of the 4 digits, the screen starts blinking not allowing me to enter the fourth, then telling me I entered an incorrect PIN. So ...
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Get rid of control keys in Microsoft's RDP Client

I need Microsoft's RDP client quite often on devices with a small screen. When showing the integrated keyboard there is also a black bar appearing on top of it which has special keys like the Windows ...
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Change keyboard in one-button-navigation

I got Android 8 on a Moto X4. It has a fingerprint sensor which can be used for one-button-navigation. When it is disabled and I type, I get the little keyboard symbol next to the square, with which I ...
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Why is Android constantly removing custom keyboard languages?

On Android 5.0.1 (Lollipop) I constantly have to add the custom keyboard languages I use because they are being removed all the time and the multilingual keyboard is left only with the default ...
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Connecting Micro USB keyboard to a Type C device

I've recently purchased a micro USB smartphone keyboard (image below). The problem is, I'm using OnePlus 5T which has a type C USB port. I've already tried micro to type C adapters, but those didn't ...
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How to open keyboard in Wine app?

I would like to use Notepad++ on Android, if possible. The only thing I found was this app, which, unlike the regular Wine, seems to emulate an entire Windows system. The only problem: I can't enter ...
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External Keyboard Helper - Key Combination (Control + Z) - Remote Control

I bought a small remote control for my smartphone and installed External Keyboard Helper Pro. Here you can see my remote control. While I was able to remap the keys of my remote control, I couldn't ...
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Reset advice? Process System is not responding AND no keyboard

I have a Samsung Note 4, running Android 6.0.1. After installing the "Guidebook" app, I started getting a "Process System is not responding" message frequently. If I reboot, I get it immediately ...
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How to change keyboard when not logged on phone

Ok so I own a Samsung Galaxy J3 and I got the app Quidd for stickers and stuff so I decided to change my default keyboard to the stickers, and my password has letters in it so I need to have letters ...
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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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How do you input inverted form field controls?

I'm referring to the Windows OS equivalent of, e.g., Shift + Tab, etc. At first I wanted to find out how to do so on the keyboard I use (refer to my other post), but I realized after some testing and ...
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android keyboard for blu studio phone is not working

The letters v,b,f,g,r,t as well as the space bar are not working.I have tried downloading a different keyboard but the problem remains.
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How to keymap the key for moving to end of text file?

How to keymap the key for moving to end of text file? Hi, My keyboard is broken so I am remapping the keys with the otherwise interesting KeyMapper app. However I cannot find the code for moving to ...
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How to delete app remnants without root privileges?

I installed Chrooma Keyboard on an Android Nougat device. It worked fine, including swiping to enter text. After adjusting Chrooma's settings several times, it started to have a problem where ...
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Make Android remember language of physical keyboard?

I have a Galaxy Tab S4 with the "Book Cover Keybaord". Sadly Android doesn't remember the language of the physical keyboard. And it is designed to be connected only when you need it. Which means that ...
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Where is the ^ symbol on an adroid keyboard?

I just got a LG THinq 8 and the company I work for out a ^ symbol is my email password. I can't seem to fin this key on an adroid keyboard
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123ABC keyboard app for STB remote IR

Below is Remote IR for my Android Set top box, but default android keyboard only accept the input as number no matter how many I press the button, is there keyboard app to simulate the input so if I ...
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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 ...
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Can't select multiple input languages

Bought bluetooth keyboard recently and can't enable multiple languages in physical keyboard layout settings. Googled it and looks like there should be checkboxes, but there are none. Single selected ...
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How do I remove gif emojis from gboard?

I can see how to remove emoji's from gboard but is it possible to remove just the gif emojis?
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Ctrl+Mouse Drag on Chrome for Android

My work requires me to use an Android mobile phone to surf a web-based image (SVG) viewer. However, the image viewer requires me to press and hold the Ctrl and drag ny the left mouse key through the ...
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AIDE: backspace key not working

I am running the AIDE Android development app on Android Oreo 8.1. This has happened a few times now, that while riding the Java code from the Java code sample, the backspace key fails to work (it ...
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key or gesture to display “virtual/on screen keyboard” (even if there is not text input)

I want to open on screen keyboard on demand and not when android detects an input. Real scenario, I loaded a url containing a javascript web page, this page asks to type a name. Trying on Android ...
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Gboard suddenly changes keyboard layout

I'm using Gboard on my Android 7.0 phone in Skype. I'm using the English (UK) keyboard with QWERTZ and QWERTY layout. My problem is that when I set QWERTY the keyboard layout suddenly changes to ...
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Download default android keyboard?

Is there a way I can download the xml file from the default Lg Keyboard from my phone so I can edit it and base my own keyboard off of it?
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LineageOS multi language spell check

I'm running LineageOS on my Fairphone 2. I want to use German and English spell check, but only use the German keyboard layout. Is it possible to have multiple languages for spell check with using ...
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Disable Airdroid keyboard by default

My problem is that whenever I connect to my Android 7 phone via Airdroid Mirror on Windows 10 the Airdroid keyboard gets activated. Of course I can deactivate the keyboard by clicking the keyboard ...
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T9 TV box missing android features

The T9 TV box with android 8.1.0 came with a TV box focus. It has issues with a USB mouse and keyboard. The device came rooted. installed Null Keyboard to kill virtual keyboard installed Simple ...
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How to disable keyboard icon when typing on the other side of the back button, Android Nougat

I'm running Android 7 Nougat. When I type in gboard there is a small keyboard icon in the lower right corner below the keyboard. But it gets in the way when I type, bringing up the change keyboard ...
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What happened to backspce on numeric keypad android kitkat?

When using the Galaxy S III phone there is a backspace button. I call for example to make an online payment I press the numeric keyboard button. There is no delete or backspace button so if I enter a ...
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How to prevent an extra space from being entered before every SMS in Samsung Messenger?

In the stock Samsung Messenger, using the stock Samsung Keyboard, every time I create a text message (SMS), the SMS begins with a blank space. Is there any way to fix this besides using a different ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is there a way to test if a firewal (AFwall) l is blocking a specific app?

I installed AFwall+ to block internet connection for my keyboard. Is there a way I can test if this is actually working? The keyboard is Swifkey.
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Keyboard always visible in notification

I have GTA vice city game in my mobile (Redmi Note 4 running on Nougat and MIUI 9). I have installed and started playing but as you all know the game is not fun without "cheat codes". So I want to ...
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What do I do when the keyboard is frozen on my lock screen and I can't get in?

I have an Android Galaxy J7 V and I don't use the key board to put in my password, I just have to swipe a certain way on the dots which I can't see to get into my phone.Since the keyboard is frozen I ...
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Samsung J7 (2017): How to turn on typing suggestions yet keep autoreplace disabled?

Not sure if I'm using the right terms here. By typing suggestions I mean the horizontal word bar that stays right above my keyboard and suggests which words I may be trying to type. And by autoreplace ...
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How do I install a sticker app directly into gboard?

With the recent announcement of stickers for Google's keyboard I decided to try it and installed the NBAmoji, which states in the information: You can share emojis across social media, messaging ...
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Weird keyboard on Android

My dad is having issues with his phone. He states there is a keyboard that he doesn't recognize showing up when trying to type. I attach a picture of the keyboard. Do you know what is this coming ...