Gboard – the Google Keyboard APK

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Gboard – the Google Keyboard apk

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App Download Version8.9.6.280995028-beta-arm64-v8a (26890606)
Updated2019-11-19 21:48:18
Apk Size60.55 MB
App DeveloperGoogle Inc.
Malware CheckTRUSTED
Install on Android5.0 and up

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Gboard – the Google Keyboard is google,android,inputmethod,latin,tools,gboard, content rating is Everyone (PEGI-3). This app is rated 4.24 by 920 users who are using this app. To know more about the company/developer, visit Google Inc. website who developed it. apps can be downloaded and installed on Android 5.0 and higher Android devices. The Latest Version of Available for download. Download the app using your favorite browser and click Install to install the application. Please note that we provide both basic and pure APK files and faster download speeds than Gboard – the Google Keyboard APK Mirror. This app APK has been downloaded 20444696+ times on store. You can also download APK and run it with the popular Android Emulators.

Google Keyboard makes typing easier and faster by adding voice and gesturing to it. With this app, there's no need to type every single letter as you can use Gesture Typing by gliding through letters and lifting your finger to finish a word. With this feature you don't even need to add a space, since you just need to make the gesture again and tap a new word. 

With Voice Typing, you can say what you want to type and Google Keyboard will type it for you. If words can't describe the way you are feeling, you can use emojis to convey your message and create fun and expressive messages. 

The app works on all Android devices and comes with several useful features, such as the previously mentioned Gesture Typing, where you slide from letter to letter, and Voice Typing to simply dictate what you want to type. 

Google Keyboard also gives you word completion suggestions, corrects your text and predicts the next word according to what you have already typed in. If your device comes with Android 4.4 or any newer version, tap and hold Enter, you'll be presented with multiple emojis for you to choose from. 

Gestures will help you with almost every action: slide left from the delete key to erase several words at once; slide across the space to move the cursor; switch to the symbols keyboard from the “?!” key; among many other available gestures. 

The app is customisable to your needs. You can pick a layout, use the app with just one hand and sync your learned words across all your devices by going to Settings, Language & input and then selection Google Keyboard, Dictionary and finally Sync learned words.  

App ChangeLog

  • • 60 language varieties, including: Abron, Afar, Avar, Banggai, Bangka Malay, Basaa, Mandailing, Berom, Coptic, Dan, Dangme, Efik, Ewondo, Fon, Gilbertese, Hakha Chin, Komering, Komi-Zyrian, Kutai Malay, Koronadal Blaan, Laki, Ledo Kaili, Lendu, Luba-Kasai, Mandar, Manggarai, Men, Ngbaka, Nias, Niuean, Nupe, Saraiki, Shina, Tai Dam, Tati, Temne, and Tokelauan
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Reviews From google play store

I have tried other keyboard apps from Google play store and while the majority of them are okay, they always have "something" wrong or not available as with the Gboard. I love that I can use any photo, background, wallpaper, image etc. that I have for the background of my keyboard and am able to make adjustments to fine tune it to my preference. There's lots of options for personal preferences. And it's all so simple to use too.

You know what they say about "if it ain't broken, don't fix it." Gboard is a classic example. It was working fine for me. I use Simplified Chinese via Pinyin with English as my primary keyboard. There's globe next to the spacebar that allows me to switch between the 2 seamlessly. Cool, but that was before the update. The globe is still there, I can still switch like before, but the Chinese keyboard is not the same anymore. I can't seem to find some characters there. Now, I have to long press spacebar to get to Google Pinyin Input instead just to have that one or two characters. Geez. It is a major inconvenience. The character is a hybrid character, btw.

it's great. completely customizable which I like. one thing I did discover is that if you're running a VPN and you're connected to a server other than one of your language turn the voice to text does not work. I know that seems obvious but I was stumped for a day figuring out why voice-to-text wasn't working. other than that great app

Always loved Gboard until a recent update. When I use Gboard with the Google Messages app, all of my emojis turn pixelated and so small that I can't see which ones I'm clicking on. They look fine once I send a text, but on the keyboard they are all messed up. And it is only when using the Google Messages app. If I click the emoji button on the keyboard in the Facebook app, for example, everything looks normal. Not a deal breaker, but very annoying. Tried reinstalling and it didn't fix it.

The Cantonese voice input is no longer working. It was very accurate b4 but now I think it only recognizes Mandarin! I trigger the voice input from the Chinese keyboard by clicking on the mic icon as usual but this time, it does not show a big circle while listening but showing "speak now" at the top bar. How can I make the voice typing to recognizes Cantonese? I already have 廣東話 (香港) selected in Language under Voice via offline speech recognition. It only works while offline!?

Great extra features!!! I love the extra features this keyboard has. I was only using my Samsung Galaxy note 9 keyboard, until I found out a bout this. Too many things to describe in here, you will just have to download it and then mess around with it to understand. But GBOARD is really easy to use. Thanks Google 😁

Rubbish, recently moved from windows phone where I used Cortana as voice keyboard it was 99% accurate. It was intuitive with knowing when to add punctuation. On Google you have to say Question Mark and it still gets it wrong instead writing the words "Question Mark". Same with New Line, New Paragraph etc. So frustrating! Any better voice software keyboards for Android?

I find it easy & kind of fun to use! Once you learn what all the functions are & can do it becomes very user friendly. The options are plenty yet easy to navigate while still keeping to the basics. The "clean" feel of the layout is nice feature as well. Great job on this one! Sincerely, J. Stephens

I love this keyboard and the reason I love it is because it's a fast and easy keyboard, for example you could have a low battery and you need to send someone something, you can send it fast and easy. Another reason because it's plain and simple, for example you don't have a background picture on your keyboard because then if your battery is low and you need to text fast, you don't get distracted by a background. 4 stars because it's slow sometimes but overall great app👍😺😋😁🐇

I've been using Gboard for ages for English only, but suddenly the switch language button disappeared today. I needed it to switch to other keyboards but gone! Hate having to press on the space bar for a long time to get to another keyboard. (Dislike the add language inside of Gboard)... But I reinstalled it and it's now back to normal. Whew.

Great swiping keyboard. The only suggestion I'd have is assignable symbol keys, like !".$#, etc. It sounds silly, but I'd suspect it's one of the biggest reasons why people don't use it more often. Having use HTC phones for six years, I'm used to the symbols being where they were on the keyboard. If this was possible, I'd finally ditch the HTC keyboard for it. 😊

Uninstalling and reinstalling will fix the problem with voice to text not working. I've had that problem for months but it's so much better now. Best part: I use the search function and gif bar constantly. This keyboard has a lot of customizable aspects. The colour range is very wide and I love being able to use my own images as a background for the keyboard.

Recently bought my first Galaxy Note, i couldn't figure out why typing and voice to text was extremely difficult. A few days ago I downloaded Gboard which I had on my S8. It's been a breeze to text again. Also the adjustable size, left-, right-handed positions, and quick change to a 2nd language is above and beyond.

Google... What is up with the stickers!? After all this time, there are hardly ANY new stickers still! AND, most of them are in a foreign language! Then, at the bottom there's a spot that says, "More." There's a small handfull of compatible apps that comes up, with maybe one or two that don't cost money. And all the ones that cost money are like, "The Teletubies," or, "Miranda Hart," stickers for about $2.50, and literally everything in the Play Store is for WhatsApp!

My first Smartphone and every time i use it i find something new, in fact tonnes of stuff. I could play all day long. 5 stars just doesn't do it justice. I love my Android Alcatel 3. Every single day I find something new that it is capable of doing. The very fact that the keyboard responds to my voice is one of the most amazing things I have found. It is absolutely amazing. Thank you so much Google.

Where's the option to paste from clipboard WITHOUT having to hold my finger steady until the hold-menu pops up!? Do you realize how hard it can be to get that "Paste" option to pop up when you can't hold your finger steady!? Give me a menu option to paste in the menu across the top of the keyboard!

It kinda sucks. I used to have a keyboard app that predicts emojis and words amazingly. It also allows you to build your own dictionary of slang. This keyboard doesn't do very much in the way of predictions and it doesn't predict emoji nearly as well as my other keyboard. SwiftKey is the other keyboard I use and it's been great for me for many years. I tried to give Google a shot since my Pixel 3 XL is all sparkling and new and I wanted to trust Google to get this right. Unfortunately they didnt

Glide typing... ehhhh, that's why the 5 stars. Extremely fast. Best board. Even with voice typing?... Are you serious? There's no other for me. Saves me time and spelling errors, since English is not my native language. But even in Greek, makes exactly the same best job. Thanks.

There is nothing wrong with the keyboard. The predictive nature of the voice messaging is a serious problem. The voice messaging predictive nature inserts words completely out of context and it randomly assigns pronouns rather than the stated pronouns. The predictive nature of this program is seriously flawed. It would be better to have a voice typing program that records what is spoken rather than attempting to predict.

The keyboard itself is fine. My problem is that whenever i need to type something on any game the keyboard has a hard time showing up in the first place and when it eventually does itll either go away as soon as i type a letter or simply pop up and a second later it'll go away and stay gone.

Regional language doesn't support properly. It seems, i can't mix two languages together. Sometimes i need to right both in order to make someone to understand. But after typing any word in English, regional language doesn't work. No matter how hard you try, it still writes sentences in English. ☹️☹️

It's really cool and I really love how you can change the theme and all that by the thing I don't like is that you can change the way the letters look like -dark black -lightly coler -cersef - squigely.. And all that other way you can make the letters look but I still like that so I hope you get this so app

I love gboard. There's a couple things i wouldn't mind having tweaked. The auto space after period will still put a space in even if it's turned off. Super annoying when trying to type emails out. Doesn't remember your info all of the time (email address etc) for quicker typing. The swipe function is epic and i love the customization. Replaced my SwiftKey app with it.

Gboard is a great app with a lot of options. My only complaint is that it took me quite a while to figure out how to open it. It cannot be opened from the Google search bar but it would have saved me time and considerable frustration if I had been instructed as to how to open the app when I tried to open it and it didn't work.

Almost as good as the keyboard that shipped by default with my Galaxy Note 3, which makes it the best I've been able to get on an S9. If I could get it to stop interpreting my swiped text as two words randomly, I'd give it five stars, but the number of times I've had to go back and edit my messages because it threw a random "be" into them would have driven me to a different keyboard if there were any worth looking at that allowed swipe texting.

Should have a option to toogle with the left arrow on the left top to hide the search, sticker and gif icons. If u press the arrow to hide it it should stay that way, a lot of times when I open my keyboard to type I miss click on that icons, its really annoying Not only for that, but if someone wants to hide, why should not be able to? Please make it possible and I give this 5 stars

Its perfect but, one question to developer. why i can't have google voice typing? There's no shortcut in my keyboard interface. So, i don't know how to voice typing with this app. Google as the developer please tell me how to do voice typing, or maybe improve your keyboard interface. That's all, hope you reply this. Thanks

The gliding feature is just absolutely amazing! It's extremely efficient and fun to use for all three languages I often type in (English Norwegian Chinese). It even works nicely with the Chinese 9 key layout (tho still needs improvement). One thing bothered me tho is that the emojis aren't listed as a seperated keyboard. This mean I can't just tape the 'globe' to quickly switch to the emoji board, like when switching to other language. Instead, I need to hold the comma key which is much slower

Pretty good over all, but with a couple weird flaws. With the number row enabled, the spell check is unable to guess what word you were trying to suggest when you accidentally start a word with a number. Pretty big oversight in my books. The ability to shrink it additionally in landscape mode so you had more typing space would be nice as well. Hope a developer reads this and incorporates these points into the next update!

Inserting of selected word suggestion works averagely in every third release of gboard correctly. In the remaining versions it is screwed: when I tap on a suggestion, the inserted word will be a scrambled anagram of the letters of the desired word. The current release (20. sept., 2019.) belongs to the broken ones :( Couldn't it be fixed for good ? .. oh, almost forgot: the current release has another very annoying bug: sometimes I have to tap on a suggestion 2-3 times to make insertion happen (although it will be inserted wrongly, so..)

Why don't you implement language changing via swiping horizontally along the space key, instead of tapping and holding and waiting for a pop-up to appear. It would save time. Just steal the idea from the competition. 😆 Next, why don't you implement key remapping option. Especially the dot and comma keys? And all the others really?

No longer supports day switching between different keyboards, such as pwsafe. This would only have been an inconvenience if Google didn't also remove the keyboard icon that used to exist in the notification drop-down, but now switching back and forth to my password manager is a big pain in the ass. Thanks Google for breaking yet another wonderful app.

This is a far better keyboard than the Samsung on my S8+. But since Samsung Galaxy updated and took over control of my phone; it keeps trying to change it back to the Samsung keyboard all the time. I cant keep the Google board locked in place. Seems like Samsung and Japan has a government agreement to infiltrate our personal settings and privacy now. I might just change systems and go to firefox again with Mozilla and a updated program.

Great keyboard, I have this keyboard installed across all of my devices including iPhone. However, translate as you type often not working. It would act as if there is no internet connection even if there is. Clearing cache, data and uninstalling doesn't self the issue.

It was a great thing not anymore after the Android 10 update... I use a oneplus 7 pro and now there is an annoying blank space below the keyboard which pretty much does nothing and its just really a sore sight to the eyes... The feel that was there to it in typing is now gone.... Please fix this asap!!!

Awesome keyboard! I originally downloaded this keyboard to be able to use other languages on it, but it gives me so many more options and features that I didn't even know I wanted and was missing out on with my default keyboard until I got this one! I highly recommend it!!

Not too bad. I talk to it in English and Spanish and it struggles with the Spanish - suggesting English words. Sometimes when speaking in English it adds a spurious word. I find that I have to speak quite slowly to make myself understood.

Please I was fine with the old format, I don't know why my gboard reset as I click on my globe key to change from English to Japanese. Now the UI looks so ugly and why are emojis on top of my gboard. There are also a lot of unnecessary changes to this. Please just revert the changes back to what it used to be.

Great keyboard facilities! The only problem I'm facing is that why in the world isn't the Google Keyboard not capitalising the letter "i" ? It's not a setting related to auto capitalisation of the first letter of each sentence but it is supposed to auto capitalise the letter "i" even when it's in the middle of the sentence. For eg. "Where's the phone, i can't find it !" It's driving me crazy now and everytime i have to go back and do it physically. Please help !

Was great until language/keyboard switch button was removed 👎 for now use spacebar long hold to switch but doesn't cut it.... We're back to the pull down notification to switch keyboard types ..... Some phones GBOARD bottom right corner button can use to make a choice between keyboards. I really hope the gets fixed I am constantly switching languages and this is now a frustrating task.

You know when you really need to get a text out but your hands are full so you use the voice type and it says speak now but it transcribes nothing, so you try again, and it still does nothing, you update the app, still nothing? That's when you know you have an app written by amateurs

Recent update was very poor. I live in Japan and regularly switch between Japanese and English keyboards, but now the switching button was replaced by a stupid emoji search. I think this is because of the new "multilingual typing" feature, but that doesn't seem to work when the languages use different character sets...

I love this keyboard. Being an Windows Phone user for 5 years I can say that this keyboard is as good as Windows Phone keyboard. I hardly make any mistakes while typing while using this keyboard. Only thing I am missing is emojis of Windows 10 mobile, they were vibrant and had good definition to them while Android's emojis colours feel washed out. I wish Android emojis were more colourful and vibrant.

This keyboard is killing me. The swipe feature is incredibly inaccurate, and their suggestions are typically totally wrong. I either have to go back and retype everything or deal with friends and family thinking I don't know how to spell. The worst part is it doesn't seem to learn, ever. It makes the same mistakes over and over, and my fixing it doesn't improve suggestions.

I don't know how or why but this app had a verocious appetite, and made quick work of all my data in like two days while I was at my home with WiFi up and running just fine. I'll give another try since they think they got the bugs out.

Yes I am pleased with ltrhill key board Especially the boarders on the key pad. Less mistakes when typing. I have tried this keyboard and realize that it's not going to well the upper case symbols/numbers is annoying and can pop up and mess up your sentence or screw up your in my case passwords in belongs on a regular large keyboard not on a small over it give me back a plain board

For most things it is great, but I always get a "messenger has stopped working" notification when I try to use the gifs or and of the other animations. At first I thought I might need to update, but it's not that.

A recent update removed the language switch key, making it a more unfriendly process to swap between multiple keyboards. I'm not quite sure what the change bought other than frustration. Until this feature is restored, I can’t recommend Gboard for multilingual users.

why do I have to update like every two days? could it be the Gboard app or my phone, i use an an infinix smart 2 by the way and when i don't update i keep getting error messages like " Gboard is wrong for your phone". 10 moths later! Wow I love the improvement on this app.. kudos guys. The annoying update promts no longer pops up. I love Gboard.

Overall, Gboard is very good. What prevents me from giving it five stars is that it isn't always consistent. Sometimes it seems to forget what I'm trying to type. I also experience performance issues on different devices when using a Bluetooth wireless keyboard. I'd give it 4.5 stars if I could!

The app needs to have connotations, that are necessary for proper expression. Most of the words derived from Arabic need to be spelt properly. The Arabic term for Peace Be Upon Him, and other symbols denoting the reverence adjective or terms need to be added. Symbols used in poetry also need to be present for the beautiful way of expression, e.g. one denoting, the poets pen name (a superscript), denoting the beginning of a couplet, etc. It is good that Google has gone multilingual.

keyboard translator in keyboard AGAIN DOES NOT WORK from time to time!!?? CAN'T CONNECT TO SOFTWARE!!! FIX THIS PLEASEEEEEEEEEEEE FAST!!!!!!!!!!???????!!!! Still from time to time, couple times per day, translator don't work!! Can you please permanently resolve this problem. 2.10.19. Thank you

When using voice to text input, it would be great if punctuation marks is made available on the same interface. Looking forward to seeing this is offered. PS I am talking about when using Chinese voice input.

I think the voice typing is pretty good but I have felt pressured to rate this app and when I would say later, the app would either ignore me and not let me use the voice typing or it would just throw me out altogether. I think Google has a bit of a bullying problem.

Hey Google, You guys completely forgotten about Russian letter "hard sign", this is quite unacceptable. I had added Bulgarian only for this. And in every language the same about "long dash", that's possible, but awkward. It would be too kindly if you added some ability to edit symbol sets. Thanks a lot in advance.

I l LOVE this board! Using Swype is so easy and I also love the translation feature, it's awesome! It's almost as if it knows what I'm going to say before I even say it... Creepy!!!! But cool! Thanks Google

God, this app has really gone downhill in terms of how obnoxious it is. Can I PLEASE just open my emojis without having a giant window take up 2/3 of my screen, telling me to add "stickers" to my messages? First it was am annoying gifs window that opened by default, now this nonsense. Please allow people to customize what page comes up first, because - believe it or not - people want EMOJIS when they click on the EMOJIS button. Christ's sake.

Ever since I found Gboard, it has been one of the first as that I install on any new device! Really love it, access to Google at the touch of a finger, cool emojis and gifs. You can customize your keyboard. IDK, I always wonder why, when I notice someone isn't using Gboard!!!!👍👍👍👍👍😎

Please fix the Language Switch (Globe) key, used to work fine switching between Gboard and my Japanese Keyboard but now only the Japanese Keyboard has the language switch key and Gboard doesn't, can't figure out any way to get it back. It's become a bit irritating :/

The translation worked wonderfully until it stopped working. I've tried uninstalling it and redownloading the app but it still doesn't work. Please fix this bug. Other then that it's a great keyboard.

I'd prefer if it could be callibrated. I too often find an adjacent letter coming up. Not all fingers are the same. and mine are often a fraction off the letter. Also, the app doesn't give direct access to its settings. This is madness.

The best keyboard, intuitive, exceptional layout, responsive, as many or more features than any other and I've tested most if not all. Don't cheat yourself by looking elsewhere, it's gonna be hard to beat Google's devs!

I love to write by gliding my finger across the keyboard ! Nevertheless, Gboard likes to switch from English to French when I write in English and vice versa ! I wish there was the international phonetic alphabet (IPA) available to download to type texts in IPA !

it is very good because it looks like they make your screen so nice and beautiful and it's just so nice and you can actually talk on it and move it has a smiley have the Emojisyou can move it around this is nice and I like I like the colors I have rainbow and I know it is very cute

I love that I am able to switch between languages with a push of a button right next to the space bar! The Emojis are fun and the gif search brings a great variety of options up. Well done. I just live it!!!

Been using for years download it on every device I get Even tried it on Apple Products it's not as good no doubt to Apple dumbing it down but on Android no better Keyboard to have and lovely to have the same one on every device if you use it You can alter even down to the vibration intensity when you tap and how long you hold before it changes from the letter to the icon also choose to have numbers bar constantly on or not I prefer it on So bottom line you like tinkering download it now

Exceptionaly well keyboard as most of the Google services are , but it kinda sometimes ruins the Hinglish word by changing them to something else in Hinglish Apart from that it's a very great keyboard with very handy features Personally love the translate feature of it.

Love the keyboard, would give 2 more golden stars if there was "google cloud" theme to enable which would give some PC/terminal functions like modifier keys, function keys, etc... Come on boys.. let me gboard in termux, for the love of Ferdous!

Very counterintuitive to people who use special characters (in different languages) a lot. Why are those characters hidden in the sticker tab only for certain languages? THERE'S NO SETTINGS FOR THE CHARACTERS AND IT'S JUST SO CONFUSING.

Gboard is simply amazing. You get here everything, gif's you want and the translation and the theme you can personalize it by adding your favourite photos to it. One thing would be really great if you can change the fonts, then i would give 5stars

Pretty good. Just worrisome because of the way Google operates. They do make some great stuff, if they could only keep their hands off it so it doesn't get bloated and break. That happens all too often.

Absolutely the very BEST keyboard out there! The ones that come on most phones don't have anywhere near the options and they usually have some ugly colors! Love my purple keyboard! Keep up the good work Google! As usual, you guys are on top!! 👍🙋

I bought a new phone, where this is the default option. It works fine, however when using Whatsapp it does not show the enter key to go to the next line. This is a handicap, if you have to type a big message.

I have been satisfied with the keyboard for a while but an issue has risen that by using gboards gif search no results are returned. Internet connection is not the issue Phone: OnePlus 5 Android: 9 Oxygen OS: 9.0.8 I have tried clearing cache and all data did not help Also reinstall did not help

Moving by sliding across the space bar is very hard to control. It never works the way you think it should. An Up. Down. Left. Right rosette would be appreciated. ... Oh look, it's working better now, hmmm...

Sometimes the microphone doesn't pick upand I don't like having to delete the words it thinks I said one character at a time. And a lot of words are not the words I said in speech to text

I used to use Swype before it was discontinued. I was afraid I'd never like the keyboard again but was wrong. I really enjoy this keyboard. I can swipe to chat and the dictionary works well.

Hi Looks good, only downside is its based on American requirements. It would be good if there was a currency that matched the dictionary. When using the shift key, you get a dollar sign instead of a pound sign.

It's a great keyboard but it could do with improvements, like for instance different colour letters, underline letters. There are many more things that could be added but besides that it's my most used app on my phone.

Took some time to customise to how I want, lots of function buttons around which might be a bit confusing to people who aren't used it, these buttons are also quite small so you're likely to hit everything around them first...

Best keyboard I have found thoust far. It had ALL the functions I was looking for. I would like to be able to customize the shape of the keys, tint of the keys, and the color. Thank you.

Hey gboard dev team. This would be 5 stars. This is why it's not 5. Anytime a number is invited by accident instead of a letter the spell check totally craps out most of the time and you need to manually fix it. Please try to have it ignore or best guess which letter it was supposed to be. Thanks.

After the update app i will not seen (or gboard removed) keyboard changing options Please give the keyboard change options in bottom of left side. These options are important for changing keyboard faster.. Ple give the options again.. I'll waiting for your reply..

It's awesome.... With lots of options.... With quick searches.... Good response.... Proper results.... All over good... But something missing.... About themes... There are limited themes for keyboard... No any best theme..... Pls improve it.....

Update removed function for form, in Japanese 12 key there's no option to show hiragana for people still learning to type, and removed the quick switch option for other keyboards that have it, settings are bare and limited at best.

I've tried so many keyboards and I've learned they all manage to irritate you to a greater or lesser extent. I would rank Gboard as a high #2 keyboard. If they ever improve the predictive text, I'll consider it #1.

This is the best keyboard ever!! My other keyboard kept messing up and was super slow, but Gboard is the best! I can text super fast now without the lag! You can even search things on the keyboard so cool!

Much better than the default Android keyboard. I use this on all my devices now, I love the customization and GIF keyboard/emojis. It was easy to set up and greatly increases the functionality of the keyboard

Speech to text is very hit or miss. I hit the mic button and it misses the first 15 words I say and catches the end of the sentence. Sometimes it doesn't even work at all

My favorite keyboard so far! My only gripe is that the stickers are tacky and obstructive, and I want to turn them off. Otherwise it's perfect, especially with all the customization.

Recent update to switch out the changing language input button for emoji search is a hassle. Can't believe Google would do this. Turns out, traditional Chinese users are not the only foreign group Google don't give a damn about.

I am often hit the wrong key when using this app, when I intended to hit spacebar, it almost always I mistakenly got the letter b in the screen. I think this is caused by the size of the butto n in tge keyboard. please consider to fix this problem, its very annoying

This is my favorite keyboard period. But I would love to be able to use the "talk-to-text" feature on the "G" on the upper left corner of the keyboard. It's especially good for posting GIFs.

This keyboard is very on top of creating happy content making this app appropriate in etching interesting typed documents and dressing up text memos, decorating paper content and etc.. I hope to look forward into the developers coming up with more details in all optional ways of getting more creative with writing and developing letters, documents, forms, memos, etc.. papers

A very nice keyboard. Very easy to use. my only recommendation would be to have a larger button for the microphone because most people, I would imagine, use the microphone feature a lot.

Lost my carriage return on the keyboard. Having that gave me the ability to do a new paragraph when I changed my subject. Do not need the check mark because I already have a send icon.

mostly seems good can't think anything I really don't like about it and it works better send the default on the Motorola G6. Voice typing could be better. Good voice typing much better.

Great, intuitive and customizable. Only thing I would want is a quicker way to replace incorrect words. Like you misspelled one, tap on it and rewrite it completely without manually dragging finger or holding delete button.

You can customize it quite a bit and turn off the function that sends all ur key strokes to Google not that it actually stops ur key strokes from being sent to Google but it makes ya feel better when ya get to turn it off!!! LMAO!

Again, it boggles my mind that you can't just long press a new word to AUTO add it to your personal dictionary. Badly in need of 2 additional features. The ability to capitalize any letter by gliding it above the keyboard like Swype offers. Hey, sometimes you just want to capitalize a And the ability to add a word to your dictionary simply by long pressing it. Hopefully a designer or developer responsible for this app will read this and make these simple yet essential changes.


requires following permissions on your android device.

view network connections
Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.

view Wi-Fi connections
Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.

download files without notification
Allows the app to download files through the download manager without any notification being shown to the user.

Allows access to the list of accounts in the Accounts Service.

find accounts on the device
Allows the app to get the list of accounts known by the phone. This may include any accounts created by applications you have installed.

measure app storage space
Allows the app to retrieve its code, data, and cache sizes

full network access
Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.

read your contacts
Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your phone, including the frequency with which you've called, emailed, or communicated in other ways with specific individuals. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge.

read your own contact card
Allows the app to read personal profile information stored on your device, such as your name and contact information. This means the app can identify you and may send your profile information to others.

read terms you added to the dictionary
Allows the app to read all words, names and phrases that the user may have stored in the user dictionary.

run at startup
Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.

use accounts on the device
Allows the app to request authentication tokens.

control vibration
Allows the app to control the vibrator.

prevent phone from sleeping
Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.

add words to user-defined dictionary
Allows the app to write new words into the user dictionary.

read Google service configuration
Allows this app to read Google service configuration data.

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