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How to install Gboard - the Google Keyboard on PC?


You want to install Gboard - the Google Keyboard on your PC/laptop to enhance your experience?
Below we have 2 methods to install Gboard - the Google Keyboard on PC/laptop (Windows and Mac OS):

- Install on PC using BlueStacks App Player.

- Install on PC using Nox App Player.


Install Gboard - the Google Keyboard for PC using BlueStacks App Player

BlueStacks (BlueStacks App Player) the world's most popular and safest Android emulator from BlueStacks company. BlueStacks allows Android applications to run on PCs running Microsoft Windows and Apple's macOS.

Here are the steps to install Gboard - the Google Keyboard with BlueStacks for your PC.

Step 1: Go to https://www.bluestacks.com to download the latest version of BlueStacks.
Step 2: Launch the BlueStacks installer and wait a few minutes until the process finishes.
Step 4: Locate the folder and find the APK file you just downloaded.
Step 5: Right click on the APK file, choose “Open with\BlueStacks Apk Handler”. The installation will start soon, just wait a second.
Step 6: After installing, you will see the Gboard - the Google Keyboard icon on your desktop, just click on it to launch with BlueStacks and start to use it. In case you don't see the icon, launch BlueStacks and find it in the app.

Install Gboard - the Google Keyboard for PC with Nox Player

Nox App Player is a powerful Android emulator for Windows. Nox App Player's operating system is based on Android 4.4.2 which allows users to run any of the hundreds of apps originally created just for Android.

Easy installation with few steps bellow:

Step 1: Go to https://www.bignox.com to download the latest version of Nox Player.

Step 2: Run the setup file.

Step 3: Wait a few minutes until the process finishes.

Step 4: Go to APKfun to get the latest version of Gboard - the Google Keyboard.

Step 5: Install the Unacademy app.

Step 6: After installing, start to launch Gboard - the Google Keyboard on your PC.

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Gboard has everything you love about Google Keyboard—speed and reliability, Glide Typing, voice typing, Handwriting, and more

Glide Typing — Type faster by sliding your finger from letter to letter

Voice typing — Easily dictate text on the go

Handwriting* — Write in cursive and printed letters

Emoji Search* — Find that emoji, faster

GIFs* — Search and share GIFs for the perfect reaction.

Multilingual typing — No more switching between languages manually. Gboard will autocorrect and suggest from any of your enabled languages.

Google Translate — Translate as you type in the keyboard

* Not supported on Android Go devices
Hundreds of language varieties, including:
Afrikaans, Amharic, Arabic, Assamese, Azerbaijani, Bavarian, Bengali, Bhojpuri, Burmese, Cebuano, Chhattisgarhi, Chinese (Mandarin, Cantonese, and others), Chittagonian, Czech, Deccan, Dutch, English, Filipino, French, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hausa, Hindi, Igbo, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Javanese, Kannada, Khmer, Korean, Kurdish, Magahi, Maithili, Malay, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Northern Sotho, Odia, Pashto, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Saraiki, Sindhi, Sinhala, Somali, Southern Sotho, Spanish, Sundanese, Swahili, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Tswana, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek, Vietnamese, Xhosa, Yoruba, Zulu, and many more! Visit https://goo.gl/fMQ85U for the full list of languages supported

Pro tips:
• Gesture cursor control: Slide your finger across the space bar to move the cursor
• Gesture delete: Slide left from the delete key to quickly delete multiple words
• Make the number row always available (enable in Settings → Preferences → Number Row)
• Symbols hints: Show quick hints on your keys to access symbols with a long press (enable in Settings → Preferences → Long press for symbols)
• One handed mode: On large screen phones, pin keyboard to the left or the right of the screen
• Themes: Choose your own theme, with or without key borders
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Gboard - the Google Keyboard Varies with device APK for Android Varies with device+

Version Varies with device for Android Varies with device+
Update on 2021-09-16
Installs 1.000.000.000++
File size 72.463.381 bytes
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What's new • Added Bitmoji sticker suggestions for Spanish and Portuguese (beta only)
• Download the beta version to give feedback on upcoming improvements https://goo.gl/8Ksj7x

FAQs

  • Do I need Gboard on my phone?
    Gboard offers several advantages over the default keyboard on Android and iOS devices. ... The built-in keyboards for iOS and Android provide all the basic features for typing text, but if you want access to more advanced options, you should try Google's Gboard keyboard.
  • What is Gboard?

    Gboard is a virtual keyboard app developed by Google for Android and iOS devices.

  • Can I delete Gboard?
    Gboard can be uninstalled from your phone either through Android settings or through Play Store app. If you have not installed Gboard from Play Store then you need to uninstall only through android settings as APKs installed from unknown sources are not recognized as installed in Play Store app. ... Tap UNINSTALL button.
  • How to download Gboard on your phone?

    You can download Gboard by following in 3 ways:

    1. Directly on APKFun in this link: 

    2. On Google Play Store:

    - Open Google Play on your phone

    - Search for “Gboard” in the search bar. Tap the search tool (magnifying glass icon) at the top-right corner of Google Play and type in “Gboard” Press “OK” on your keyboard to start searching.

    - Access the app’s information page. The official website should be the first app to come out in the list. Tap it.

    - Tap on the Install button, then touch Accept with Gboard’s permissions.

    3. On Appstore with link: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/gboard-the-google-keyboard/id1091700242 

  • Is Gboard the same as Google keyboard?
    Google Keyboard becomes Gboard, separates itself even further from SwiftKey. Beyond just a name change, the new Gboard offers even more features. Following the launch of the "Gboard" keyboard for iOS earlier this year, Google is now rebranding Google Keyboard on Android to the same Gboard moniker.
  • How to download Gboard on your PC?

    You can download Gboard for your conmputer, laptop easily, just following all steps on this link: https://apkfun.com/Gboard-the-Google-Keyboard.html 

  • How do I enable Gboard?
    Add Gboard back to your keyboard list
    • On your Android phone or tablet, open the Settings app .
    • Tap System Languages and input.
    • Tap Virtual keyboard Manage keyboards.
    • Turn on Gboard.
  • What is Gboard used for?

    Gboard, Google's virtual keyboard, is a smartphone and tablet typing app that features glide typing, emoji search, GIFs, Google Translate, handwriting, predictive text, and more. Many Android devices come with Gboard installed as the default keyboard, but it can be added to any Android or iOS device.

  • How do I contact Gboard?

    Send feedback through comma on Gboard

    - On your Android phone or tablet, open any app that you can type with, like Gmail or Keep.

    - In the bottom left of your keyboard touch and hold the comma, then drag your finger to the Settings to access Gboard settings Settings.

    - In the top right hand corner, tap More and then Help & feedback and then Send feedback.

    Send feedback through Android Settings

    - On your Android phone or tablet, open Settings Settings.

    - Tap System and then Languages & input.

    - In the top right corner, tap Help .

    - At the bottom of the page, tap Send feedback.

  • Is Gboard any good?

    Gboard is lauded as the best keyboard not just on Android but on mobile period, and for the average user it's already there, already awesome, and already ready to go. Gesture typing and gesture controls here are top-notch, and it can do stickers, selfies, searched, gifs, and translation all without breaking a sweat. 

  • Pros and Cons of Gboard

    Pros:

    - Syncs to Google account automatically

    - Excellent prediction and layout

    - Easy-to-navigate settings

    - Wider support for sticker packs

    - Better customization of size/layout

    - Swipe from the period key for quicker punctuation

    - More expansive theme gallery

    - Clipboard copy-paste of multiple recent items

    Cons:

    - Swipe to delete words is great, but could use an undo button when it goes too far

    - Slower to get symbols beyond

    -More convoluted settings menu

    - Doesn't support outside sticker packs


  • Can I uninstall Gboard?

    1. Uninstall Gboard through Play Store

    - Open Play Store App from your Android device.

    - Type "Gboard" into the search bar of Play Store and Tap search button on keyboard.

    - Tap  the app icon named "Gboard - the Google Keyboard" from the search results. If you have installed Gboard from Play Store, Gboard app screen will show "UNINSTALL"  and "OPEN" buttons.  

    - Tap UNINSTALL button. Now You have successfully uninstalled Gboard from your phone. 

    2. Uninstall Gboard through Android Settings

    - Open Android System settings in your phone.

    - Tap Apps from settings menu.

    - Scroll through list of installed apps & Tap Gboard icon from Apps menu.

    - Gboard App info screen will be displayed with many details including "UNINSTALL" and "FORCE STOP" buttons.

    - Tap "UNINSTALL" button from App info menu. Now You have successfully uninstalled Gboard from your phone.

  • Is it safe to use Gboard?

    Of course that is not a practical answer, since most of us enjoy the convenience of using them. So practically speaking, it is probably safe to use GBoard if you trust Google by using Gmail, Google Calendar or other Google apps or services.

  • What Gboard sends and doesn't send to Google?

    What Gboard sends to Google:

    - When you do a search, Gboard sends your query to Google’s web servers so Google can process your query and send you search results.

    - Gboard also sends anonymous statistics to Google to help diagnose problems when the app crashes and let Google know which features are used most often.

    What Gboard doesn’t send to Google:

    Everything else. Gboard will remember words you type to help you with spelling or to predict searches you might be interested in, but this data is stored only on your device. This data is not accessible to Google or to any apps other than Gboard.

  • Why my Gboard keeps stopping?

    There can be many reasons that are causing the issue. Most prominently, it is either the lack of space or a low RAM issue. The errors are still cropping as learned by various complaints all over the world. There could be technical glitch too, which is why the Gboard keeps stopping. As a quick recheck, make sure that the Gboard keyboard is your default keyboard application, is fully updated, and has clear cache memory. 

  • How to fix Gboard keeps stopping issue?

    1. Set Gboard as the default keyboard app: go to Settings>> Systems>> Languages & Input>> Current Keyboard>> Gboard.

    2. Restart your smartphone

    3. Cache memory of Gboard app:

    - Go to Settings> About Phone Or Personal> ‘Storage’ or ‘Apps’

    - You will either find Gboard or else Cache Memory. Either way, you may click on that and clear the cache files. Some smartphones show ‘Clear Data and Cache‘. Click on that. 

    -You may also click on Clear App Data if you find the option. 

    - Restart your device and start afresh. 

    4. ‘Force Stop’ your Gboard app

    - Go to Settings> Apps

    - Find Gboard app from the list

    - Click on the same and then select Force Stop. 

    5. Update your Gboard app

    6. Disable the Gboard app:

    - Settings >> Systems >> Languages & Input

    - Look for ‘Keyboard & Input method‘

    - Select ‘Virtual Keyboard‘ present may be under ‘Input Methods’

    - Click ‘Manage Keyboard‘ 

    - Disable the app by clicking on the toggle button beside the Gboard app on the list. 

  • How do I add Google keyboard to Android?

    Open Settings on your smartphone then in the Personal section tap on Language & Input. In the Keyboard & Input section tap on the Current Keyboard option and then select Google Keyboard from the options. Launch any app with a text field (email, messaging, search, etc.) and the Google Keyboard should now be your default.

  • Is Gboard better than Samsung keyboard?

    Both did a good job, but Gboard was more accurate. Samsung Keyboard allows using keyboard keys to move around the highlighter in the message instead of flow-typing. Gboard, on the other hand, only offers Glide (flow typing) feature.

  • How to use Gboard to create custom emoji with the Emoji kitchen feature?

    1. Open your messaging app of choice. Keep in mind that not all messaging apps are compatible with the Emoji Kitchen. For the purposes of this guide, we'll use Facebook Messenger.

    2. Tap on the user to whom you want to send an emoji to open a conversation with them, and then tap the text bar to start typing. 

    3. Tap on the icon that resembles a smiley face to pull up your emojis.

    4. Tap on the emoji of your choice. Stickers with possible emoji combinations will appear in the space above the keyboard. This space is the Emoji Kitchen.

    5. Swipe through the stickers in the Emoji Kitchen and tap on the one you want to send. The sticker that you tap will be sent as soon as you tap on it.

  • How to change the keyboard language on your Android phone or tablet using the Gboard app or Settings?

    - Open Settings on your Android.

    - From the settings menu, select "System."

    - Under System tap "Languages & input."

    - In the "Languages & input" menu choose "Virtual keyboard."

    - In the Virtual keyboard menu tap "Gboard."

    - Tap "Languages."

     - At the bottom of the Languages menu tap the "Add Keyboard" option to activate a new language keyboard.

     - Choose the language you wish to add.

     - Select the keyboard display you would like before adjusting other language settings and tapping "Done."

  • Does Gboard drain battery?

    Gboard uses significantly more battery than any other application. 

  • How do I update my Emojis on Google keyboard?

    1: To activate, open your Settings menu and tap on System > Language & Input.

    2: Under Keyboard, select On-screen Keyboard > Gboard (or your default keyboard).

    3:  Tap on Preferences and turn on the Show Emoji-switch Key option.

  • Why does Gboard use so much?

    Gboard has GIF input from keyboard. Over time that may be the culprit even if the user explicitly didn't activate the GIF key, it might've been active in the background. also Google integration for searches might contribute to the data usage

  • Some pro tips of Gbroad

    - Gesture cursor control: Slide your finger across the space bar to move the cursor

    - Gesture delete: Slide left from the delete key to quickly delete multiple words

    - Make the number row always available (enable in Settings → Preferences → Number Row)

    - Symbols hints: Show quick hints on your keys to access symbols with a long press (enable in Settings → Preferences → Long press for symbols)

    - One handed mode: On large screen phones, pin keyboard to the left or the right of the screen

    - Themes: Choose your own theme, with or without key borders


  • Is Gboard free?

    Gboard (or Google Keyboard) is the free, official keyboard release for Android devices by Google.

  • Features of Gboard

    - Gboard has everything you love about Google Keyboard—speed and reliability, Glide Typing, voice typing, and more

    - Glide Typing — Type faster by sliding your finger from letter to letter

    - Voice typing — Easily dictate text on the go

    - Handwriting* — Write in cursive and printed letters

    - Emoji Search* — Find that emoji, faster

    - GIFs — Search and share GIFs for the perfect reaction.

    - Multilingual typing — No more switching between languages manually. Gboard will autocorrect and suggest from any of your enabled languages.


  • Is Gboard safe?
    Of course that is not a practical answer, since most of us enjoy the convenience of using them. So practically speaking, it is probably safe to use GBoard if you trust Google by using Gmail, Google Calendar or other Google apps or services.

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