11-22-2013 01:32 PM
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  1. JRLasVegas's Avatar
    I just downloaded it and it seems to have bigger buttons so I can be more accurate. But now I have to kind of get used to it.

    The screen shots I saw before showed down arrow keys which I like but I don't see it on mine.

    Any opinions on or advice in this new keyboard?



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    06-05-2013 10:49 PM
  2. Gamer_Radar's Avatar
    I've never had arrow's on my Google Keyboard, on my N7, N4... Only on my HTC One X and my moms HTC (idk old a** phone)..'s default keyboard.. On my One X with the Google KB, doesnt show up either.
    06-05-2013 11:50 PM
  3. fernandez21's Avatar
    I'm testing it out now too. So far I like it better, seems less cluttered and better predictions.

    As for the arrow keys, I don't see any option for them in the settings menu.

    I just looked at the pictures in the play store, I think your mistaking the home, back, and multitasking buttons for arrow keys.
    06-05-2013 11:59 PM
  4. berdinkerdickle's Avatar
    I like having the arrow (navigation) keys you get with HTC.
    On my Samsung device I downloaded Kii

    Here is HTC's Keyboard:
    06-06-2013 12:23 AM
  5. Kryptonal's Avatar
    I was not happy with its predictions at first compared to Swiftkey until I changed the auto correct to aggressive. Since then though it has actually been really great.

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    06-06-2013 12:50 AM
  6. Russ Smith's Avatar
    Is there any emoji? And anyone know the difference between normal/aggressive/very aggressive autocorrect settings?

    Sent from my HTC One
    06-06-2013 01:38 AM
  7. zipro's Avatar
    Is there any emoji? And anyone know the difference between normal/aggressive/very aggressive autocorrect settings?

    Sent from my HTC One
    yes there's emoji. I greatly prefer Google's version, although it's not officially available in Switzerland yet and autocorrect underlines all German words although word suggestion works fine
    06-06-2013 03:17 AM
  8. akf2000's Avatar
    first thing I did was enable ducking obscene words.
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    06-06-2013 03:44 AM
  9. Russ Smith's Avatar
    yes there's emoji
    Where are they?

    Sent from my HTC One
    06-06-2013 03:52 AM
  10. akf2000's Avatar
    I got as far as Google Keyboard Settings > Add-on Dictionaries > Emoji for English Words

    but no idea how to switch to it or if this is even a keyboard.

    I would expect Emoji to appear as an 'input language' but no sign of it.
    06-06-2013 04:12 AM
  11. akf2000's Avatar
    just found the way to do this:
    http://phandroid.com/2012/07/26/emoj...in-jelly-bean/

    it's not very intuitive or even good.
    06-06-2013 05:15 AM
  12. cgardnervt's Avatar
    Thinking about giving this keyboard a try for a few days to see if I like it. I have Swiftkey as well. But I have been wanting the Google Keyboard for some time...Not I can test it.
    06-06-2013 06:15 AM
  13. akf2000's Avatar
    Not I can test it.
    yep, perhaps a new keyboard would be a good idea.
    Russ Smith likes this.
    06-06-2013 06:16 AM
  14. stesyl's Avatar
    Tried it then removed du to lack of second function an the keys. Have to open number function to get to exclamation, question mark etc..
    06-06-2013 11:04 AM
  15. tsells's Avatar
    Tried it then removed du to lack of second function an the keys. Have to open number function to get to exclamation, question mark etc..
    No you don't. To get to common ones, you just hold the "period" key and scroll to the one you want. It's actually a good feature and really easy to see!
    06-06-2013 11:11 AM
  16. bembol's Avatar
    I just downloaded and using Google Keyboard to reply to this thread...

    I need more time to compare but so far I'm impressed.

    SHIFT_tapatalk 2 hTc One
    06-06-2013 11:26 AM
  17. akf2000's Avatar
    hope Google don't kill this project, although then I'd be left with no way to complain.
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    06-06-2013 11:28 AM
  18. Gothamoddisee's Avatar
    How does this compare to Dragon's Swype keyboard?
    06-06-2013 11:51 AM
  19. JRLasVegas's Avatar
    I'm testing it out now too. So far I like it better, seems less cluttered and better predictions.

    As for the arrow keys, I don't see any option for them in the settings menu.

    I just looked at the pictures in the play store, I think your mistaking the home, back, and multitasking buttons for arrow keys.
    Your right, is was late and I was not wearing my glasses, here is a screen shot.


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    06-06-2013 12:33 PM
  20. javierlp's Avatar
    Google kb for me.

    It was an awesome surprise when they made it available for download yesterday.
    06-06-2013 01:20 PM
  21. balibalistic's Avatar
    ive unchecked the obcense words.., and programmed all of my commonly used obcenities yes they still dont work well. what gives?
    06-06-2013 01:27 PM
  22. Gunrack's Avatar
    I tried it yesterday. Last night while trying to type an email it started injecting a lot of strange characters at random into my email as I typed. I couldn't get it to stop! I had to go back into the keyboard setttings, pick the htc keyboard and when I went back all was good. I finished the email with no problems.

    No sure if some other process was interfering or if it was the keyboard itself.
    06-06-2013 02:01 PM
  23. akf2000's Avatar
    ive unchecked the obcense words.., and programmed all of my commonly used obcenities yes they still dont work well. what gives?
    it does look like with the obscenity filter disabled it will only offer the obscenity as a *suggested* word, i.e. it will NEVER allow a swearword as the automatically chosen word.
    06-06-2013 02:46 PM
  24. rtmorris00's Avatar
    I tried it yesterday. Last night while trying to type an email it started injecting a lot of strange characters at random into my email as I typed. I couldn't get it to stop! I had to go back into the keyboard setttings, pick the htc keyboard and when I went back all was good. I finished the email with no problems.

    No sure if some other process was interfering or if it was the keyboard itself.
    I experienced the same issue.
    06-06-2013 02:51 PM
  25. dmxjago's Avatar
    I like using SwiftKey. I installed Google keyboard this morning and after texting for a few hours then swift keyboard is wayyyyyy more accurate.

    Posted via Android Central App
    06-06-2013 03:57 PM
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