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Gboard Stories May 12
The latest update to Emoji Kitchen is rolling out some new summery sticker combos with watermelons, cherries, and more.
Gboard Stories April 22
Gboard is your dedicated GIF keyboard.
GIFs have become an integral part of communication in the last few years. Because of that, it makes sense that Google’s keyboard, also known as Gboard, can be a dedicated GIF keyboard on any phone or tablet you own, including Android and iOS devices. This guide will go through how you can use it to find GIFs just as easily as taking a breath.
Gboard Stories April 1
Google Translate has been updated with a very neat quality-of-life improvement on Android that sees Gboard automatically update languages to improve text entry.
Gboard Stories March 31
If you ever thought that the current list of premade emojis out there was too restrictive, then you’re in luck. Gboard has a feature set called the Emoji Kitchen, wherein you can combine emojis to make some interesting hybrids. This guide will take you through how to do exactly that.
Gboard Stories March 30
In addition to getting Custom Text stickers with the latest Pixel Feature Drop, Gboard is now beginning to roll out an “Emojify” capability that’s marked by a magic wand button.
Gboard Stories March 29
How to restore Assistant voice typing on Pixel 6 by resetting the Google app
Some have found that Google Assistant voice typing no longer works on their Pixel 6 phones. Here’s how to reset the Google app to get things working again.
Gboard Stories March 24
Earlier this year Google added a neat and fun addition to Gboard in its Emoji Kitchen. The feature lets Android users create wacky combinations of different emoji directly on their keyboard, before sending those creations in their favorite apps. Here’s the full list of what’s supported in the Emoji Kitchen, as well as how you can use it on Android, answers about how it works on iOS, and the latest updates to the feature.
Gboard Stories March 17
As Google has been pushing for better tablet and foldable support in Android, the company’s own Gboard keyboard has somewhat fallen behind. Now, it seems Google is working on improving its support for at least the Galaxy Z Fold 3, with a new layout going live in Gboard and a hint at more coming.
Once a Pixel 6 exclusive feature, Google seems to have enabled the flagship’s excellent Assistant voice typing on more Pixel phones.
Gboard Stories March 10
Gboard for Android keeps picking up new features to help you express yourself, and now Google is going a step further by helping out with your grammar on any Android device with “Grammar Check” and adding a new treat for Pixel owners too.
Gboard Stories March 1
Gboard appears to be testing contextual text-based stickers as an expansion of a similar emoji-based option already available on the popular first-party keyboard for Android.
Gboard Stories February 18
With the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro, Google introduced a “Grammar check” capability in Gboard that “works entirely on-device to preserve privacy, detecting and suggesting corrections for grammatical errors while the user is typing.” It’s now appearing on other Pixel phones.
Gboard Stories January 28
Gboard’s newest Emoji Kitchen addition can make a literal ‘tiger king’
Google has expanded Gboard’s Emoji Kitchen stickers ahead of the Lunar New Year, allowing you to mix tigers into fun combinations, including a literal “tiger king.”
Gboard Stories December 1, 2021
The latest batch of combinations out of Gboard’s Emoji Kitchen allows you to express your emotions through an adorable dog’s face, or give someone the gift they truly deserve this holiday season.
Gboard Stories October 19, 2021
Gboard Stories October 6, 2021
From November of last year to the first few months of 2021, Gboard tested “enhanced voice typing” on Pixel phones with the new Google Assistant. It was a rather wide beta that fulfilled the promise of what was shown off at I/O 2019. The capability was unceremoniously pulled, but “Assistant voice typing” looks to be finally launching with the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro.
Gboard Stories September 30, 2021
Gboard Stories September 28, 2021
Gboard is a keyboard full of neat features and a rock-solid core typing experience, but like any Google product feature, it’s subject to evolve over time. With the Emoji Kitchen rising in popularity, Google has just confirmed it will scrap its “Minis” stickers from Gboard in the not-too-distant future.
Gboard Stories September 23, 2021
Google’s clever and fun Emoji Kitchen in Gboard is getting another expansion this Fall, this time with a mischievous little goat.
Gboard Stories August 30, 2021
Gboard Stories August 27, 2021
Regardless of the size of your smartwatch, inputting information on it can be a pain. Text input is done best by voice, which makes that tech crucial to get right. On Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 4, the default is Samsung’s engine, but it’s easy to switch over to Gboard for some big improvements.
Gboard Stories August 22, 2021
Gboard Stories August 13, 2021
Gboard now prominently highlights the most likely word suggestion
Besides the flashy Material You redesign on Android 12 and various tweaks to settings in recent weeks, Gboard has gained a small addition where the most likely word suggestion is now prominently highlighted.
Gboard Stories August 5, 2021
Gboard Stories August 2, 2021
Gboard Stories June 15, 2021
One of the best features of Gboard is its extremely clever and fun Emoji Kitchen. On the back of another update rolling out now, Google is also rolling out an updated library for the Emoji Kitchen. Here’s the good news. Finally, Google is giving its beloved blobs some attention, inserting them into the Emoji Kitchen and resulting in some truly adorable combinations.
Gboard will soon offer Emoji Kitchen suggestions suited to your conversation
Gboard’s Emoji Kitchen, which mixes together emojis to fantastic effect, is getting smarter, suggesting the perfect sticker for the conversation at hand.
Gboard Stories June 10, 2021
Gboard Stories May 25, 2021
Android 12 brings the biggest visual overhaul to the platform we’ve seen in recent years with a major revamp to Material Design. The redesign leans pretty heavily on rounded UI elements, and now, Gboard is rolling out a take on this design with rounded buttons to some users.
Gboard Stories May 16, 2021
Gboard Stories May 11, 2021
Gboard clipboard starts surfacing and suggesting recent screenshots
As we spotted at the start of this year, Google is now starting to surface recently captured screenshots directly in the Gboard clipboard for convenient pasting.
Gboard Stories May 8, 2021
Gboard Stories May 6, 2021
Gboard Stories April 23, 2021
The clipboard manager in Gboard is a really solid addition, but it might level up soon as a scrolling suggestion bar looks to be in testing with some users.
Gboard Stories April 2, 2021
Gboard Stories March 30, 2021
Gboard’s elusive Google Sans font appears to be rolling out again for some users
Gboard often runs A/B tests for new features, themes, and other tweaks, and it appears another one is rolling out this week. Some Gboard users on Android are reporting the return of the Google Sans font after it first appeared last year.
Gboard Stories March 19, 2021
Gboard Stories February 25, 2021
Gboard 10.3 adds setting to turn off clipboard suggestions on Android
Last year, Gboard introduced clipboard suggestions so that users don’t have to long-press when pasting text. A beta update to Google’s Android keyboard today lets you disable that option.
Gboard Stories January 22, 2021
Gboard Stories December 8, 2020
Gboard Stories December 3, 2020
Gboard Stories November 10, 2020
Gboard Stories October 16, 2020
Gboard Stories October 2, 2020
Gboard for Android has added some neat — and highly requested — features to the popular mobile keyboard. The latest addition hints that Google wants us using more emoji as the spelling or word suggestion bar now manages to cram in extra icons in the latest Gboard release.
Gboard Stories September 28, 2020
Google is rolling out Gboard for Android TV w/ condensed layout
Earlier this year, Google announced that a big refresh would be coming to Android TV’s keyboard. “Gboard TV” is now rolling out to Android TV, complete with a fresh design.
Gboard Stories August 21, 2020
Google’s Gboard offers the ability for users to set themes as they see fit, but for the longest time, it ignored the system’s dark mode setting. After showing up a few weeks ago, Gboard is now rolling out the “System Auto” theme to users enrolled in beta.