How to easily change the keyboard of an Android phone or tablet?

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Previously communication was very slow, the simple act of write a message and sending it was a boring job. All this has changed considerably with the arrival of technology and information technology.

Today we can send and receive data instantly, as well as carrying out all kinds of activities. For example, for writing text, tools have been designed that make this action much easier.
Especially on mobile devices; Typing on a keyboard is a must for everyone. One of the systems that this work has perfected is the Android OS.



How to easily change the keyboard of an Android phone or tablet?

Android devices are characterized by always being focused on improving their services, the typing functions via the keyboard are no exception. Since Android offers a very wide range of configuration for keyboards,  allowing you to switch keyboards in different languages ​​including Chinese, Korean, Hebrew, Russian, etc.

In this way we can configure every aspect that we want to modify of our keyboards. This means that we can completely change the design of Android keyboards, for others that better meet our expectations.

That is why it is very important to know the methods that must be followed to make these changes. In this article we will learn in an easy and simple way how to change the keyboard of a mobile or Android Tablet.

Steps to change the keyboard of my Android phone or tablet

The Android operating system offers a wide variety of applications that can perform specific tasks. Among these many applications we can find keyboards, which we can download from the Play Store.

Each of these keyboards is designed with different functions and features, so it's important to know which one to download. Once you have chosen the keyboard, we will proceed to perform the steps to download and activate this keyboard on our Android.



The first thing we need to do is open the Android store, Play Store, once open we go to the search bar located at the top of the screen. We select and write the name of the keyboard application that we are going to download.

Then we select it, in this way we will enter the application download window where we can see all the features it offers. We have to click on the option that says download for free, a box will appear where we must accept the terms.

By doing the above steps, the download will begin, we must be patient until the download is complete, then it will be installed. Now we need to install it so that it remains our default keyboard.

Steps to activate the keyboard on my Android phone or tablet

Once we have downloaded and installed the keyboard on our Android device, it is necessary configure it as the default keyboard to be able to use it. The first step we need to take is to open the Android Settings tool.

Now let's go down to look at all the options, placing your finger at the bottom of the screen and sliding it up. When we find the option "Tongue" and text entry, click it.


Here we will look at several options, in the section that says “Keyboard and input methods” we will see all the keyboards we have installed on our device. We look for the keyboard we just downloaded and click on the cogwheel located to its right.

In this way we enter the keyboard configurations, we can customize it, change the input method, the language, just to name a few. We configure it until we are satisfied.

Finally, we do click the back arrow to return to the previous menu, in the same section "Keyboard and input methods" select the "Default" option. A window will appear, we select the keyboard we just downloaded and that's it.


Finally, we hope this article has helped you. However, we would like to hear from you. Have you been able to change the keyboard of an Android mobile or tablet by following these steps? Leave us your answer in the comments.


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