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
  • Abron
  • Acehnese
  • Acholi (Uganda)
  • Adyghe
  • Afar
  • Afrikaans
  • Ahirani
  • Akan
  • Alas (Indonesia)
  • Albanian
  • Albanian (Tosk)
  • Alemannic/Swiss German
  • Alur
  • Amharic
  • Amis (Taiwan)
  • Anaang (Nigeria)
  • Arabic
  • Arabic (Algeria)
  • Arabic (Bahrain)
  • Arabic (Gulf)
  • Arabic (Libya)
  • Arabic (Morocco)
  • Arabic (Oman)
  • Arabic (Sudan)
  • Arabic (Tunisia)
  • Aragonese
  • Armenian
  • Armenian, Transliteration
  • Assamese
  • Assamese, Latin
  • Assyrian Neo-Aramaic (Iraq)
  • Assyrian Neo-Aramaic (Western Asia)
  • Asturian
  • Avar
  • Awadhi
  • Awadhi, Transliteration
  • Aymara
  • Azerbaijani (Azerbaijan)
  • Azerbaijani (Iran)
  • Azerbaijani (Russia)
  • Bagheli
  • Bagheli, Transliteration
  • Bagri (India)
  • Bagri (Pakistan)
  • Bagri, Transliteration
  • Bahamian Creole 
  • Balinese, Balinese 
  • Balinese, Latin
  • Balkan Romani
  • Balkan Romani (Macedonia)
  • Balochi
  • Bambara, Latin
  • Bambara, N'ko
  • Banggai
  • Bangka Malay
  • Banjar
  • Banyumasan
  • Baoulé
  • Basaa
  • Bashkir
  • Basque (Spain)
  • Batak Mandailing
  • Batak Toba
  • Bavarian
  • Belarusian
  • Bench
  • Bengali (Bangladesh)
  • Bengali (India)
  • Bengali (India), Transliteration
  • Bengali, Latin
  • Berom
  • Betawi
  • Bhili, Devanagari
  • Bhojpuri, Dynamic
  • Bhojpuri (India)
  • Bishnupriya
  • Bishnupriya Manipuri, Transliteration
  • Bislama
  • Bodo, Bengali, Dynamic
  • Bodo, Bengali, Transliteration
  • Bodo, Devanagari, Dynamic
  • Bodo, Devanagari, Transliteration
  • Bodo, Latin
  • Bosnian
  • Bosnian (Cyrillic)
  • Bouyei
  • Brahui, Arabic
  • Brahui, Latin
  • Breton
  • Buginese
  • Bukusu
  • Bulgarian
  • Bulu-Bene (Cameroon)
  • Bundeli
  • Bundeli, Transliteration
  • Burmese
  • Buryat (Mongolia)
  • Buryat (Russia)
  • Cameroon Pidgin
  • Cantonese
  • Capiznon
  • Catalan
  • Cebaara Senoufo
  • Cebuano
  • Central Bikol
  • Chamorro
  • Chavacano
  • Chechen
  • Cherokee
  • Cherokee (Dual-Case)
  • Chhattisgarhi, Dynamic
  • Chhattisgarhi (India)
  • Chiga
  • Chimborazo Highland Kichwa
  • Chinese, Simplified
  • Chinese, Traditional
  • Chittagonian
  • Choctaw (US)
  • Chokwe (Angola)
  • Church Slavonic
  • Chuvash
  • Coptic*
  • Cornish
  • Corsican
  • Cree (Latin script)*
  • Cree (Syllabic script)*
  • Crimean Tatar
  • Crimean Tatar, Latin
  • Croatian
  • Czech
  • Dagaare
  • Dagbani (Ghana)
  • Dakhini (India)
  • Dan
  • Dangme
  • Danish
  • Dargwa
  • Dari, Afghanistan
  • Deccan
  • Dhivehi
  • Dhundhari
  • Dimli
  • Dogri, Arabic
  • Dogri, Arabic, Transliteration
  • Dogri, Devanagari
  • Dogri, Devanagari, Transliteration
  • Dogri, Latin
  • Dotyali (Nepal)
  • Dungan
  • Dutch
  • Dutch, Belgium
  • Dzongkha*
  • East Franconian (Germany)
  • Eastern Cham (Latin)
  • Eastern Min
  • Eastern Oromo (Ethiopia)
  • Eastern Tamang (Nepal)
  • Ebira
  • Efik
  • 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*
  • Ewondo
  • Extremaduran
  • Fang
  • Fantse
  • Faroese
  • Fiji Hindi, Devanagari
  • Fiji Hindi, Latin
  • Fijian
  • Filipino
  • Finnish
  • Fon
  • French
  • French (Africa)
  • French (Belgium)
  • French (Canada)
  • French (Switzerland)
  • Frisian
  • Friulian
  • Fula, Adlam
  • Fula, Latin
  • Fulani, Adlam*
  • Fulani, Latin*
  • Gagauz
  • Galician, Spain
  • Garhwali, Dynamic
  • Garhwali (India)
  • Garo, Bengali
  • Garo, Latin
  • Gayo (Indonesia)
  • Georgian, Georgian
  • Georgian, Khutsuri
  • German
  • German (Austria)
  • German (Belgium)
  • German (Luxembourg)
  • German (Switzerland)
  • Ge'ez
  • Gheg Albanian
  • Gilaki
  • Gilbertese
  • Giryama (Kenya)
  • Godwari (India)
  • Gogo (Tanzania)
  • Gondi, Devanagari
  • Gondi, Telugu
  • Gorontalo (Indonesia)
  • Greek
  • Greek (Cyprus)
  • Greek (Pontic)
  • Greek, Transliteration
  • Greenlandic
  • Guadeloupean Creole
  • Guarani
  • Guianan Creole
  • Guinea-Bissau Creole
  • Gujarati
  • Gujarati, Latin
  • Gujarati, Transliteration
  • Gujari (India)
  • Gujari (Pakistan)
  • Gurani
  • Gusii (Kenya)
  • Guyanese Creole
  • Ha (Tanzania)
  • Haitian, Creole
  • Hakha Chin
  • Hakka
  • Halbi, Devanagari
  • Halbi, Oriya
  • Hani
  • Harauti
  • Haryanvi, Dynamic
  • Haryanvi (India)
  • Hausa
  • Hausa (Ghana)
  • Hawaiian
  • Hawaiian Pidgin
  • Haya (Tanzania)
  • Hebrew
  • Hehe (Tanzania)
  • Hiligaynon
  • Hill Mari
  • Hindi
  • Hindi, Latin
  • Hindi, Transliteration
  • Hiri
  • Hmong
  • Hmong (China)
  • Hmu (China)
  • Hungarian
  • Hunsrik
  • Iban
  • Ibibio
  • Icelandic
  • Igbo
  • Iloko
  • Indonesian
  • Ingush
  • Interlingua
  • Inuktitut (Latin script)*
  • Inuktitut (Syllabic script)*
  • Irish
  • isiNdebele
  • Isoko
  • Italian
  • Italian (Switzerland)
  • Iu Mien
  • Jamaican
  • Jambi Malay
  • Japanese
  • Javanese
  • Javanese (Aksara Jawa)
  • Jingpho
  • Kabardian
  • Kadazandusun (Malaysia)
  • Kalaallisut
  • Kalam Kohistani
  • Kalmyk
  • Kamba
  • Kanglish
  • Kangri
  • Kannada
  • Kannada, Latin
  • Kannada, Transliteration
  • Kannauji
  • Kanuri
  • Kapampangan
  • Karachay
  • Karakalpak, Cyrillic
  • Karakalpak, Kara-Kalpak
  • Karay-a (Philippines)
  • Karelian
  • Karo
  • Kashmiri, Arabic
  • Kashmiri, Arabic, Transliteration
  • Kashmiri, Devanagari
  • Kashmiri, Devanagari, Transliteration
  • Kashmiri, Latin
  • Kashubian (Poland)
  • Kazakh
  • Kedah Malay
  • Kekchi
  • Kelantan-Pattani Malay, Arabic
  • Khasi
  • Khmer, Cambodia*
  • Khorasani Turkic
  • Khorasani Turkic, Arabic
  • Khowar
  • K'iche'
  • Kikuyu
  • Kimbundu (Angola)
  • Kinyarwanda
  • Kipsigis
  • Kirmanjki (Turkey)
  • Kituba
  • Kok Borok (Bengali)
  • Kok Borok (Latin)
  • Kölsch (Germany)
  • Komering
  • Komi
  • Komi (Russia)
  • Komi-Zyrian
  • Kongo
  • Konkani 
  • Konkani (Devanagari)
  • Konkani (Kannada)
  • Konkani, Latin
  • Konkani, Transliteration
  • Konkomba
  • Konzo
  • Korean
  • Korku (India)
  • Koronadal Blaan
  • Krio
  • Kumaoni
  • Kumaoni (India)
  • Kumyk
  • Kurdish
  • Kurdish (Iran)
  • Kurdish (Iraq), Latin
  • Kurukh
  • Kutai Malay
  • Kutchi (India)
  • Kwanyama
  • Kyrgyz
  • Ladino
  • Lak
  • Laki
  • Lakota
  • Lambadi (Devanagari)
  • Lambadi (Kannada)
  • Lambadi (Telugu)
  • Lampung Api (Indonesia)
  • Lango
  • Lao*
  • Latgalian
  • Latin
  • Latvian
  • Ledo Kaili
  • Lendu
  • Lezgian (Azerbaijan)
  • Lezgian (Russia)
  • Ligurian
  • Lithuanian
  • Limbu
  • Limburgish
  • Lingala
  • Livonian
  • Livvinkarjala
  • Lojban
  • Lombard
  • Low Saxon
  • Lower Sorbian
  • Luba-Kasai
  • Luganda
  • Lugbara
  • Luo
  • Lushai
  • Luxembourgish
  • Ma'anyan (Indonesia)
  • Maasai
  • Maay Maay
  • Macedonian
  • Madurese
  • Magahi
  • Magahi (India)
  • Maguindanao
  • Maithili
  • Maithili, Latin
  • Maithili, Transliteration
  • Makassarese (Indonesia)
  • Makonde
  • Malagasy
  • Malay, Arabic
  • Malay, Arabic (Brunei)
  • Malay (Brunei Darussalam)
  • Malay (Central)
  • Malay (Malaysia)
  • Malay, Latin (Singapore)
  • Malayalam (India)
  • Malayalam, Latin
  • Malayalam, Transliteration
  • Maltese
  • Malvi
  • Manado Malay (Indonesia)
  • Mandar
  • Mandeali
  • Mandinka
  • Manggarai
  • Manglish
  • Manipuri, Bengali
  • Manipuri, Bengali, Transliteration
  • Manipuri, Latin
  • Manipuri, Meetei
  • Manipuri, Meetei, Transliteration
  • Manx
  • Maori
  • Maranao
  • Marathi, India
  • Marathi, Latin
  • Marathi, Transliteration
  • Marwari (India)
  • Marwari (Pakistan)
  • Masaba
  • Mazandarani
  • Meadow Mari
  • Mende
  • Meru (Kenya)
  • Merwari (India)
  • Mewari
  • Min Nan, Southern Min
  • Minangkabau
  • Mingrelian
  • Moksha
  • Mongolian
  • Montenegrin, Cyrillic
  • Montenegrin, Latin
  • Mossi
  • Mundari (Bengali)
  • Muong (Vietnam)
  • Musi (Indonesia)
  • Nahuatl
  • Nande
  • Nandi
  • Navajo
  • Ndau
  • Ndonga
  • Neapolitan
  • Nepali, Devanagari, Dynamic
  • Nepali, Nepal
  • Nepali, Latin
  • Nepali, Transliteration
  • Newari, Dynamic
  • Ngaju (Indonesia)
  • Ngbaka Gbaya
  • Nias
  • Nigerian Pidgin
  • Nimadi
  • Niuean
  • Nkore (Uganda)
  • North Moluccan Malay (Indonesia)
  • Northern Betsimisaraka Malagasy
  • Northern Hindko
  • Northern Luri
  • Northern Min
  • Northern Ndebele
  • Northern Sami
  • Northern Sotho
  • Norwegian
  • Norwegian, Bokmal
  • Nupe
  • Nyakyusa
  • Nyanja
  • Nyamwezi (Tanzania)
  • Nyaturu (Tanzania)
  • Nyoro
  • Occitan
  • Odia
  • Odia, Latin
  • Odia, Transliteration
  • Oromo
  • Ossetian
  • Pahari-Pothwari
  • Pangasinan
  • Papiamento
  • Papuan Malay
  • 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
  • Rangpuri (Devanagari)
  • Rinconada Bikol
  • Romanian
  • Romanian, Moldova
  • Romansh
  • Rundi
  • Russian
  • Russian (Belarus)
  • Russian (Kyrgyzstan)
  • Rusyn
  • Sabah Malay
  • Sadri
  • Saint Lucian Creole French
  • Sakalava Malagasy
  • Samoan
  • Samogitian
  • Sango
  • Sanskrit
  • Sanskrit, Latin
  • Sanskrit, Transliteration
  • Santali, Bengali
  • Santali, Devanagari
  • Santali, Latin
  • Santali, Ol Chiki
  • Santali, Ol Chiki, Transliteration
  • Saraiki (Urdu Arabic)
  • Sardinian
  • Sasak (Indonesia)
  • Sassarese (Italy)
  • Scots
  • Scottish Gaelic
  • Serbian
  • Serbian, Latin
  • Serbian (Montenegro), Cyrillic
  • Serbian (Serbia), Cyrillic
  • Seselwa Creole French
  • Sesotho
  • Sesotho (Lesotho)
  • Shekhawati
  • Shina (Pakistan)
  • Shona
  • Siberian Tatar
  • Sicilian
  • Silesian
  • Simalungun
  • Sindhi, Arabic
  • Sindhi, Arabic, Transliteration
  • Sindhi, Devanagari, Dynamic
  • Sindhi, Devanagari, Transliteration
  • Sindhi, Latin
  • Sinhala
  • Slovak
  • Slovenian
  • Soga
  • Somali
  • Songe (DRC)
  • Southern Hindko
  • Southern Kurdish
  • Southern Luri
  • Spanish (Argentina)
  • Spanish (Latin America)
  • Spanish (Mexico)
  • Spanish (Spain)
  • Spanish (United States)
  • Sranan*
  • Sundanese
  • Sundanese, Arabic
  • Sundanese, Latin
  • Surjapuri
  • Swahili
  • Swati
  • Swazi (South Africa)
  • Swedish
  • Swedish (Finland)
  • Sylheti
  • Sylheti, Latin
  • Tabasaran (Russia)
  • Tagalog
  • Tahitian
  • Tai Dam (Latin)
  • Tajik
  • Talysh (Azerbaijan)
  • Talysh (Iran)
  • Talysh (Russia)
  • Tamazight*
  • Tamazight, Tifinagh*
  • Tamil, India
  • Tamil, India, Transliteration
  • Tamil, Latin
  • Tamil, Singapore
  • Tamil, Sri Lanka
  • Tatar
  • Tati
  • Tausug
  • Telugu, India
  • Telugu, Latin
  • Telugu, Transliteration
  • Temne
  • Teso
  • Tetum
  • Thai
  • Tibetan*
  • Tigrinya
  • Tiv
  • Tok Pisin
  • Tokelauan
  • Tongan
  • Tooro (Uganda)
  • Torwali
  • Trinidadian Creole English
  • Tshivenda
  • Tsonga
  • Tswana
  • Tulu, India
  • Tulu (transliteration)
  • Turkana (Kenya)
  • Turkish
  • Turkish (Cyprus)
  • Turkmen
  • Tuvan
  • Udmurt
  • Ukrainian
  • Umbundu (Angola)
  • Upper Saxon German
  • Upper Sorbian
  • Urdu, India
  • Urdu, Latin
  • Urdu, Pakistan
  • Urdu, Transliteration
  • Urum
  • Uyghur
  • Uzbek (Cyrillic script)
  • Uzbek (Latin script)
  • Vasavi
  • Venetian
  • Vepsian, Veps
  • Vietnamese
  • Vlax Romani
  • Vlax Romani (Romania)
  • Võro
  • Wagdi
  • Walloon
  • Waray
  • Wayuu
  • Welsh
  • West Flemish
  • Western Frisian
  • Wolof
  • Xhosa
  • Yakut
  • Yiddish
  • Yongbei Zhuang (China)
  • Yoruba
  • Youjiang Zhuang
  • Yucatec Maya (Mexico)
  • Zaza
  • Zazaki
  • Zeelandic, Zeeuws
  • Zhuang
  • Zulu

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

 

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