Slide your finger to type

You can slide your finger from letter to letter to spell out words.

Note: Not all languages work with this feature.

Write words

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, install Gboard.
  2. Open any app that you can type with, like Gmail or Keep.
  3. Tap where you can enter text.
  4. Slide your finger across the letters to spell the word you want. Then lift your finger.

Delete unwanted text

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the document or message with the word you want to replace.
  2. Tap where you want to put your cursor. From there, to:
    • Replace a word: Pick a suggestion.
    • Remove a word: Double tap a word. Then tap Delete.

Change your keyboard settings

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open Gboard Gboard.
  2. Tap Keyboard settings.
  3. Pick an option, like Glide typing or Voice input.
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