Tag Archive: GBoard


How to change the Galaxy S20’s default keyboard to Gboard or SwiftKey

The Galaxy S20 has Samsung’s default keyboard out of the box, but it’s easy to switch to Gboard or another keyboard of your choice. We’re partial to Gboard because of the customization options on offer and the fact that Google Search is baked into the keyboard. Regardless of which keyboard you prefer, here’s how to switch keyboards on your Galaxy S20.

How to change the Galaxy S20’s default keyboard to Gboard or Swiftkey

If you’re looking for a  [Read More…]

The latest Gboard beta is faster, with better support for handwriting

The keyboard now also recognizes handwriting input in Tibetan!

What you need to know Google just released a new beta for Gboard. The release focuses particularly on improving performance by reducing start-up times and latency. It also adds better support for handwriting input.

Google’s Gboard is one of the best Android keyboards out there. It’s also the default keyboard on many phones, meaning you’re most likely using it on your phone right now. And while keyboards aren’t  [Read More…]

Gboard will take a page from Gmail, and complete your sentences for you

It works like Smart Compose on Gmail.

What you need to know App reverse-engineer Jane Manchun Wong discovered the feature. Gboard will use machine learning to predict the rest of your sentence. The functionality was first introduced in Gmail as Smart Compose.

First introduced on Gmail for the web more than a year ago, Google’s AI-powered tech to read your mind and put your thoughts to (digital) paper is now making its way to the company’s Android  [Read More…]

Gboard now suggests GIFs, stickers, and emoji based on your conversation

Available for Android users starting today.

Gboard’s the go-to keyboard for most of us here at Android Central thanks to its sleek design, great layout, and a heap of handy features. Today, it’s getting an update to help you find GIFs, stickers, and more without having to manually search for them.

When you’re typing in Gboard, a new “GIF” icon will appear to the left of the autocorrect field. Tap on that and you’ll see GIFs, stickers,  [Read More…]

Gboard now supports Chinese, Korean, and 20 other new languages

74% of the world’s population is now supported by Gboard.

Gboard has been my go-to Android keyboard of choice for well over a year now, and a lot more people will now be able to take advantage of its many features thanks to new language support.

Version 7.0 of Gboard is rolling out to the Play Store now for all users, and with it comes official support for Korean, simplified and traditional Chinese, and 20 other languages  [Read More…]

Emogi for Gboard brings thousands of animated stickers to Android

Thousands of new animated stickers are now at your disposal with Emogi for Gboard.

Virtual keyboards have come a long way since the days of mourning over the loss of their physical counterparts, and one of the best ones on the market is Google’s Gboard. There’s already no shortage of emojis or GIFs to choose from within Gboard by default, but a new addition from Emogi is now adding thousands of animated  [Read More…]

Google flexes machine learning muscles with new features for Gboard

Gboard update includes new enhancements to make typing and searching easier.

Google has added some fun and helpful new features to Gboard, which highlight its latest machine learning capabilities. In a blog post, Google showed off a new doodle-search function for emojis, predictive phrase suggestions for texting, and enhanced results for searches made from within the keyboard.

Look for the enhanced feature to pop up in the latest update for Gboard in the Google Play Store.

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Google dramatically improves support for Indian languages across Translate, Gboard and more

When the entire internet is in your language, the possibilities are endless.

Google has long held a special focus on the technology needs of India, and is making a big step toward addressing the entire subcontinent with today’s announcements of improved language support across multiple products. In an attempt to make its products useful for nearly all of the estimated 400 million internet users in India, Google is expanding and improving its automatic translation, improving translations in Chrome, adding  [Read More…]

Gboard update adds a floating keyboard, cursor control, and GIF suggestions

Gboard is turning into the most feature-rich keyboard around.

Gboard has picked up a significant update to version 6.2 that introduces a slew of new features. In one-handed mode, you now have the ability to resize and reposition the keyboard, allowing you to move the keyboard to a location where it’s comfortable to use. All you have to do is switch to one-handed mode, select the pop-out icon from the bottom left (or right, based on the orientation) of  [Read More…]