Change your keyboard vibration, sound or theme

You can change the settings on your Gboard, such as sound or vibration. You can also add a new colour or background to your keyboard.

Note: If your device's vibration settings are turned off, your Gboard's vibration settings will be overridden. 

Note: Some of these steps work only on Android 7.0 and up. Learn how to check your Android version.

Change how your keyboard works

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, install Gboard.
  2. Open the Settings app Settings app.
  3. Tap System and then Languages & input.
  4. Tap Virtual Keyboard and then Gboard.
  5. Pick an option, such as Theme or Preferences.

Give your keyboard a new look

You can give your Gboard a background, such as a photo that you’ve taken or a colour.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Settings app Settings app.
  2. Tap System and then Languages & input.
  3. Tap Virtual Keyboard and then Gboard.
  4. Tap Theme.
  5. Pick a theme. Then tap Apply.

 

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