Set up Gboard

After you install Gboard, you can change your keyboard settings and choose your languages.

Download Gboard

  • On your Android phone or tablet, install Gboard.
  • On some Android devices, Gboard is already the default keyboard. To make sure that your device has the most recent version, check for updates.

Set keyboard options

Change your settings
  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open any app that you can type with, like Gmail or Keep.
  2. Tap where you can enter text.
  3. At the top left of the keyboard, tap Open features menu Open features menu.
  4. Tap More More and then Settings Settings.
  5. Choose which settings to turn on, like Glide typing, Text correction, and Voice typing.
Add Google Search button
  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open any app that you can type with, like Gmail or Keep.
  2. Tap where you can enter text.
  3. At the top left of the keyboard, tap Open features menu Open features menu.
  4. Tap More More and then Settings Settings.
  5. Tap Search.
  6. Turn on Show "Search and more" button.
Choose languages & layouts
  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open any app that you can type with, like Gmail or Keep.
  2. Tap where you can enter text.
  3. At the top left of the keyboard, tap Open features menu Open features menu.
  4. Tap More More and then Settings Settings and then Languages.
  5. Choose the languages you want.
  6. Select the layout you want to use.
  7. Tap Done.
See supported languages
  • Abkhaz
  • Acehnese
  • Acholi (Uganda)
  • Adyghe
  • Afrikaans
  • Ahirani
  • Akan
  • Albanian
  • Albanian (Tosk)
  • Alemannic/Swiss German
  • Amharic
  • Arabic
  • Arabic (Bahrain)
  • Arabic (Gulf)
  • Arabic (Libya)
  • Arabic (Morocco)
  • Arabic (Tunisia)
  • Aragonese
  • Armenian
  • Armenian, Transliteration
  • Assamese
  • Assamese, Latin
  • Assyrian Neo-Aramaic (Iraq)
  • Assyrian Neo-Aramaic (Western Asia)
  • Asturian
  • Awadhi
  • Aymara
  • Azerbaijani (Azerbaijan)
  • Azerbaijani (Iran)
  • Bagheli
  • Bagheli (transliteration)
  • Bagri (India)
  • Bagri (Pakistan)
  • Bagri (transliteration)
  • Bahamian Creole 
  • Balinese
  • Balochi
  • Bambara, Latin
  • Bambara, N'ko
  • Banjar
  • Baoulé
  • Bashkir
  • Basque (Spain)
  • Batak Toba
  • Bavarian
  • Belarusian
  • Balkan Romani
  • Balkan Romani (Macedonia)
  • Bench
  • Bengali (Bangladesh)
  • Bengali (India)
  • Bengali (India), Transliteration
  • Bengali, Latin
  • Betawi
  • Bhili, Devanagari
  • Bhojpuri, Dynamic
  • Bishnupriya
  • Bishnupriya Manipuri (transliteration)
  • Bislama
  • Bodo, Bengali, Dynamic
  • Bodo, Bengali, Transliteration
  • Bodo, Devanagari, Dynamic
  • Bodo, Devanagari, Transliteration
  • Bodo, Latin
  • Bosnian
  • Breton
  • Buginese
  • Bulgarian
  • Bukusu
  • Bundeli
  • Bundeli (transliteration)
  • Burmese
  • Buryat (Mongolia)
  • Buryat (Russia)
  • Cameroon Pidgin
  • Cantonese
  • Capiznon
  • Catalan
  • Cebuano
  • Central Bikol
  • Chavacano
  • Chechen
  • Cherokee
  • Chamorro
  • Chhattisgarhi, Dynamic
  • Chiga
  • Chinese, Simplified
  • Chinese, Traditional
  • Chittagonian
  • Chokwe (Angola)
  • Chuvash
  • Cornish
  • Corsican
  • Cree (Latin script)*
  • Cree (Syllabic script)*
  • Crimean Tatar, Latin
  • Croatian
  • Czech
  • Dagbani (Ghana)
  • Danish
  • Dargwa
  • Dari, Afghanistan
  • Deccan
  • Dhivehi
  • Dhundhari
  • Dimli
  • Dogri, Arabic
  • Dogri, Arabic, Transliteration
  • Dogri, Devanagari
  • Dogri, Devanagari, Transliteration
  • Dogri, Latin
  • Dutch
  • Dutch, Belgium
  • Dzongkha*
  • Eastern Min
  • Ebira
  • Emilian
  • English (Australia)
  • English (Canada)
  • English (Great Britain)
  • English (India)
  • English (Kenya)
  • English (Nigeria)
  • English (Philippines)
  • English (South Africa)
  • English (United States)
  • Erzya
  • Esperanto
  • Estonian
  • Ewe*
  • Extremaduran
  • Fang
  • Fantse
  • Faroese
  • Fijian
  • Fiji Hindi, Devanagari
  • Fiji Hindi, Latin
  • Filipino
  • Finnish
  • French
  • French (Africa)
  • French (Belgium)
  • French (Canada)
  • French (Switzerland)
  • Frisian
  • Friulian
  • Fulani, Adlam*
  • Fulani, Latin*
  • Gagauz
  • Galician, Spain
  • Garhwali, Dynamic
  • Garo, Bengali
  • Garo, Latin
  • Georgian
  • German
  • German (Austria)
  • German (Belgium)
  • German (Luxembourg)
  • German (Switzerland)
  • Ge'ez
  • Gheg Albanian
  • Gilaki
  • Godwari (India)
  • Gogo (Tanzania)
  • Gondi, Telugu
  • Gondi, Devanagari
  • Greek
  • Greek (Cyprus)
  • Greek (Pontic)
  • Greek, Transliteration
  • Greenlandic
  • Guadeloupean Creole
  • Guarani
  • Guianan Creole
  • Guinea-Bissau Creole
  • Gujarati
  • Gujarati, Transliteration
  • Gujarati, Latin
  • Gujari (India)
  • Gurani
  • Ha (Tanzania)
  • Haitian, Creole
  • Hawaiian Pidgin
  • Halbi, Devanagari
  • Halbi, Oriya
  • Hakka
  • Harauti
  • Haryanvi, Dynamic
  • Hausa
  • Hausa (Ghana)
  • Hawaiian
  • Hebrew
  • Hiligaynon
  • Hill Mari
  • Hindi
  • Hindi, Transliteration
  • Hindi, Latin
  • Hiri
  • Hmong
  • Hungarian
  • Hunsrik
  • Ibibio
  • Icelandic
  • Igbo
  • Iloko
  • Indonesian
  • Ingush
  • Interlingua
  • Inuktitut (Latin script)*
  • Inuktitut (Syllabic script)*
  • Irish
  • isiNdebele
  • Isoko
  • Italian
  • Italian (Switzerland)
  • Jamaican
  • Jambi Malay
  • Japanese
  • Javanese
  • Kabardian
  • Kalaallisut
  • Kalmyk
  • Kapampangan
  • Kanglish
  • Kangri
  • Kannada
  • Kannada, Latin
  • Kannada, Transliteration
  • Kannauji
  • Kanuri
  • Karachay
  • Karakalpak, Kara-Kalpak 
  • Karo
  • Kashmiri, Arabic
  • Kashmiri, Arabic, Transliteration
  • Kashmiri, Devanagari
  • Kashmiri, Devanagari, Transliteration
  • Kashmiri, Latin
  • Kashubian (Poland)
  • Kazakh
  • Kedah Malay
  • Khasi
  • Khmer, Cambodia*
  • Khorasani Turkic
  • Khorasani Turkic (Arabic)
  • Khowar
  • K'iche'
  • Kikuyu
  • Kimbundu (Angola)
  • Kinyarwanda
  • Kipsigis
  • Kituba
  • Kölsch (Germany)
  • Komi
  • Kongo
  • Konkani 
  • Konkani (Devanagari)
  • Konkani (Kannada)
  • Konkani, Transliteration
  • Konkani, Latin
  • Korean
  • Korku (India)
  • Krio
  • Kumaoni
  • Kurdish
  • Kurdish (Iran)
  • Kurdish (Iraq), Latin
  • Kurukh
  • Kutchi (India)
  • Kyrgyz
  • Ladino
  • Lak
  • Lakota
  • Lambadi (Devanagari)
  • Lambadi (Kannada)
  • Lambadi (Telugu)
  • Lango
  • Lao*
  • Latin
  • Latvian
  • Latgalian
  • Lezgian (Azerbaijan)
  • Lezgian (Russia)
  • Ligurian
  • Lithuanian
  • Limburgish
  • Lingala
  • Livvinkarjala
  • Lojban
  • Lombard
  • Low Saxon
  • Lower Sorbian
  • Luganda
  • Lushai
  • Luxembourgish
  • Maasai
  • Maay Maay
  • Macedonian
  • Madurese
  • Magahi
  • Maguindanao
  • Maithili
  • Maithili, Transliteration
  • Maithili, Latin
  • Malagasy
  • Malay, Arabic
  • Malay (Brunei Darussalam)
  • Malay (Central)
  • Malay (Malaysia)
  • Malayalam (India)
  • Malayalam, Latin
  • Malayalam, Transliteration
  • Maltese
  • Malvi
  • Mandeali
  • Manglish
  • Manipuri, Bengali
  • Manipuri, Bengali, Transliteration
  • Manipuri, Meetei
  • Manipuri, Meetei, Transliteration
  • Manipuri, Latin
  • Manx
  • Maori
  • Maranao
  • Marathi, India
  • Marathi, Transliteration
  • Marathi, Latin
  • Marwari (India)
  • Marwari (Pakistan)
  • Masaba
  • Mazandarani
  • Meadow Mari
  • Merwari (India)
  • Mewari
  • Min Nan, Southern Min
  • Minangkabau
  • Mingrelian
  • Moksha
  • Mongolian
  • Montenegrin, Cyrillic
  • Montenegrin, Latin
  • Mossi
  • Mundari (Bengali)
  • Nahuatl
  • Nandi
  • Navajo
  • Ndonga
  • Neapolitan
  • Nepali, Devanagari, Dynamic
  • Nepali, Nepal
  • Nepali, Latin
  • Nepali, Transliteration
  • Newari, Dynamic
  • Nigerian Pidgin
  • Nimadi
  • Northern Luri
  • Northern Sami
  • Northern Sotho
  • Norwegian
  • Norwegian, Bokmal
  • Nyanja
  • Nyoro
  • Occitan
  • Odia
  • Odia, Transliteration
  • Odia, Latin
  • Oromo
  • Ossetian
  • Pangasinan
  • Papiamento
  • Pashto
  • Patois, Jamaican Creole
  • Persian (Afghanistan)
  • Persian (Iran)
  • Pfaelzisch
  • Picard
  • Piedmontese
  • Pokot
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Portuguese (Africa)
  • Portuguese (Angola)
  • Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Portuguese (Macau)
  • Portuguese (Portugal)
  • Punjabi, Arabic
  • Punjabi, Arabic, Transliteration
  • Punjabi, Gurmukhi
  • Punjabi, Gurmukhi, Transliteration
  • Punjabi, Latin
  • Qashqa'i
  • Quechua
  • Quechua (Ayacucho)
  • Quechua (Cusco)
  • Rangpuri
  • Rinconada Bikol
  • Romanian
  • Romanian, Moldova
  • Romansh
  • Rundi
  • Russian
  • Russian (Belarus)
  • Russian (Kyrgyzstan)
  • Rusyn
  • Sabah Malay
  • Sadri
  • Saint Lucian Creole French
  • Samoan
  • Samogitian
  • Sango
  • Sanskrit
  • Sanskrit, Latin
  • Sanskrit, Transliteration
  • Santali, Bengali
  • Santali, Devanagari
  • Santali, Latin
  • Santali, Ol Chiki
  • Santali, Ol Chiki, Transliteration
  • Sardinian
  • Sassarese (Italy)
  • Scots
  • Scottish Gaelic
  • Serbian
  • Serbian, Latin
  • Serbian (Montenegro), Cyrillic
  • Serbian (Serbia), Cyrillic
  • Seselwa Creole French
  • Sesotho
  • Shekhawati
  • Shona
  • Siberian Tatar
  • Sicilian
  • Simalungun
  • Sindhi, Arabic
  • Sindhi, Arabic, Transliteration
  • Sindhi, Devanagari, Dynamic
  • Sindhi, Devanagari, Transliteration
  • Sindhi, Latin
  • Sinhala
  • Slovak
  • Slovenian
  • Soga
  • Somali
  • Southern Luri
  • Spanish (Argentina)
  • Spanish (Latin America)
  • Spanish (Mexico)
  • Spanish (Spain)
  • Spanish (United States)
  • Sranan*
  • Sundanese
  • Sundanese, Latin
  • Surjapuri
  • Swahili
  • Swati
  • Swedish
  • Swedish (Finland)
  • Sylheti
  • Tabasaran (Russia)
  • Tagalog
  • Tahitian
  • Tajik
  • Talysh (Iran)
  • Tamazight, Tifinagh*
  • Tamazight*
  • Tamil, India
  • Tamil, India, Transliteration
  • Tamil, Singapore
  • Tamil, Sri Lanka
  • Tamil, Latin
  • Tatar
  • Tausug
  • Talysh (Russia)
  • Telugu, India
  • Telugu, Transliteration
  • Telugu, Latin
  • Tetum
  • Thai
  • Tibetan*
  • Tigrinya
  • Tiv
  • Tok Pisin
  • Tongan
  • Torwali
  • Tshivenda
  • Tsonga
  • Tswana
  • Tulu, India
  • Tulu (transliteration)
  • Turkana (Kenya)
  • Turkish
  • Turkish (Cyprus)
  • Turkmen
  • Tuvan
  • Udmurt
  • Ukrainian
  • Upper Saxon German
  • Upper Sorbian
  • Urdu, India
  • Urdu, Pakistan
  • Urdu, Latin
  • Urdu, Transliteration
  • Uyghur
  • Uzbek (Cyrillic script)
  • Uzbek (Latin script)
  • Vasavi
  • Venetian
  • Vepsian, Veps
  • Vietnamese
  • Vlax Romani
  • Võro
  • Wagdi
  • Waray
  • Walloon
  • Welsh
  • West Flemish
  • Western Frisian
  • Wolof
  • Xhosa
  • Yakut
  • Yiddish
  • Yoruba
  • Yucatec Maya (Mexico)
  • Zaza
  • Zazaki
  • Zeelandic, Zeeuws
  • Zhuang
  • Zulu

Languages marked with an asterisk (*) don't have a dictionary.

 

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