Welcome to the Android Central Forums Create Your Account or Ask a Question Answers in 5 minutes - no registration required!
+ Reply
Results 1 to 1 of 1
  1. Thread Author  Thread Author    #1  
    AC Question
    AC Question's Avatar

    Default Can't have Google Keyboard mic button on the 2nd row anymore?

    I'm using the Droid Razr Maxx right now and was looking at upgrading, but the newest Google Keyboard removed the option to add the mic input button to the 2nd row, so now it will either only appear where the comma would be (which is moved to the 2nd row) or won't appear at all. The option on my Razr is in Settings > Language & Input > Android Keyboard gear icon > Voice Input Key (tapping it brings up a menu have it show on the "symbols" keyboard). The new version

    Very frustrating, especially considering I use the comma often and now it's easier to accidentally hit the mic button when meaning to type the character switch button or the space bar.

    Any way to restore this? I'm on Android 4.1.2 on the Razr and every KitKat (4.4) phone I used had the 2nd row option removed.

    Bonus question: Can someone explain how removing that option benefits anyone?!

Similar Threads

  1. Can't answer incoming calls...
    By djrobinn in forum Samsung Galaxy S5
    Replies: 21
    Last Post: 02-24-2017, 12:28 AM
  2. How do I move the App Drawer Icon?
    By Emerogork in forum Android Apps
    Replies: 21
    Last Post: 08-04-2014, 09:09 PM
  3. help with emoticons on s4
    By Unregistered in forum Ask a Question
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 07-24-2014, 11:20 PM
  4. S4 Galaxy home button won't take me to the home screen! Help!
    By Unregistered in forum Ask a Question
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 07-24-2014, 11:17 PM
  5. Phone won't turn on?
    By Jasmy in forum Ask a Question
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 07-24-2014, 10:49 PM

Posting Permissions