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.
Note: If your device uses Android Oreo (Go edition), some of these steps might not work.

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 the 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 the 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 the 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
  • Adyghe
  • Afrikaans
  • Ahirani
  • Akan
  • Albanian
  • Amharic*
  • Arabic
  • Arabic (Gulf)
  • Arabic (Morocco)
  • Aragonese
  • Armenian
  • Armenian, Transliteration
  • Assamese
  • Assamese (Latin)
  • Assamish
  • Assyrian Neo-Aramaic (Sureth)
  • Asturian
  • Awadhi
  • Aymara
  • Azerbaijani (Azerbaijan)
  • Azerbaijani (Iran)
  • Bagheli
  • Bagri
  • Bahamian Creole 
  • Balochi
  • Bambara (Latin)
  • Bambara (N'ko)
  • Banjar
  • Bashkir
  • Basque (Spain)
  • Batak Toba
  • Bavarian
  • Belarusian
  • Balkan Romani
  • Bench
  • Bengali, Bangladesh
  • Bengali, India
  • Bengali, India, Transliteration
  • Bengalish
  • Betawi
  • Bhili
  • Bhojpuri, Dynamic
  • Bishnupriya
  • Bislama
  • Bodo, Bengali, Dynamic
  • Bodo, Bengali, Transliteration
  • Bodo, Devanagari, Dynamic
  • Bodo, Devanagari, Transliteration
  • Bodoish
  • Bosnian
  • Breton
  • Buginese
  • Bulgarian
  • Bukusu
  • Bundeli
  • Burmese
  • Buryat (Mongolia)
  • Buryat (Russia)
  • Cantonese
  • Capiznon
  • Catalan
  • Cebuano
  • Central Bikol
  • Chavacano
  • Chechen
  • Cherokee
  • Chamorro
  • Chhattisgarhi, Dynamic
  • Chiga
  • Chinese, Simplified
  • Chinese, Traditional
  • Chittagonian
  • Chuvash
  • Cornish
  • Corsican
  • Croatian
  • Czech
  • Danish
  • Dargwa
  • Dari, Afghanistan
  • Deccan
  • Dhivehi
  • Dhundhari
  • Dogri, Arabic
  • Dogri, Arabic, Transliteration
  • Dogri, Devanagari
  • Dogri, Devanagari, Transliteration
  • Dogrish
  • Dutch
  • Dutch, Belgium
  • Dzongkha*
  • Eastern Min
  • 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
  • Faroese
  • Fijian
  • Fiji Hindi (Devanagari)
  • Fiji Hindi (Latin)
  • Finnish
  • French
  • French (Africa)
  • French (Belgium)
  • French (Canada)
  • French (Switzerland)
  • Frisian
  • Friulian
  • Fulani, Adlam*
  • Fulani, Latin*
  • Gagauz
  • Galician, Spain
  • Garhwali, Dynamic
  • Garo (Bengali script)
  • Garo (Latin script)
  • Georgian
  • German
  • German (Belgium)
  • German (Luxembourg)
  • German (Switzerland)
  • Ge'ez
  • Gheg Albanian
  • Gilaki
  • Gondi
  • Gondi (Devanagari)
  • Greek
  • Greek (Cyprus)
  • Greek, Transliteration
  • Greenlandic
  • Guarani
  • Guinea-Bissau Creole
  • Gujarati
  • Gujarati, Transliteration
  • Gujaratish
  • Haitian, Creole
  • Halbi
  • Hakka
  • Harauti
  • Haryanvi, Dynamic
  • Hausa
  • Hausa (Ghana)
  • Hawaiian
  • Hebrew
  • Hiligaynon
  • Hill Mari
  • Hindi
  • Hindi, Transliteration
  • Hinglish
  • Hiri
  • Hmong
  • Hungarian
  • Hunsrik
  • Icelandic
  • Igbo
  • Iloko
  • Indonesian
  • Ingush
  • Interlingua
  • Irish
  • isiNdebele
  • Italian
  • Italian, Switzerland
  • Jamaican
  • Jambi Malay
  • Japanese
  • Javanese
  • Kabardian
  • Kalaallisut
  • Kalmyk
  • Kapampangan
  • Kanglish
  • Kangri
  • Kannada, India
  • Kannada, Transliteration
  • Kannauji
  • Kanuri
  • Karachay
  • Karakalpak, Kara-Kalpak 
  • Kashmiri, Arabic
  • Kashmiri, Arabic, Transliteration
  • Kashmiri, Devanagari
  • Kashmiri, Devanagari, Transliteration
  • Kashmirish
  • Kazakh
  • Kedah Malay
  • Khasi
  • Khmer, Cambodia*
  • Khorasani Turkic
  • Khorasani Turkic (Arabic)
  • Khowar*
  • Kiche
  • K'iche'
  • Kikuyu
  • Kinyarwanda
  • Kipsigis
  • Kituba
  • Komi
  • Kongo
  • Konkani 
  • Konkani (Devanagari)
  • Konkani (Kannada)
  • Konkani (Latin)
  • Konkanish
  • Korean
  • Kumaoni
  • Kurdish
  • Kurdish (Iran)
  • Kurdish (Iraq)
  • Kurukh
  • Kyrgyz
  • Lak
  • Lambadi (Devanagari)
  • Lambadi (Kannada)
  • Lambadi (Telugu)
  • Lango
  • Lao*
  • Latin
  • Latvian
  • Lingala*
  • Latgalian
  • Lezgian
  • Ligurian
  • Lithuanian
  • Limburgish
  • Lingala
  • Livvinkarjala
  • Lojban
  • Lombard
  • Low Saxon
  • Lower Sorbian
  • Luganda
  • Lushai
  • Luxembourgish
  • Macedonian
  • Madurese
  • Magahi
  • Maguindanao
  • Maithili
  • Maithili, Transliteration
  • Maithilish
  • Malagasy
  • Malay (Arabic)
  • Malay (Brunei Darussalam)
  • Malay (Malaysia)
  • Malayalam (India)
  • Malayalam (Latin)
  • Malayalam, Transliteration
  • Maltese
  • Malvi
  • Mandeali
  • Manglish
  • Manipuri, Bengali
  • Manipuri, Bengali, Transliteration
  • Manipuri, Meetei
  • Manipuri, Meetei, Transliteration
  • Manipurish
  • Manx
  • Maori
  • Maranao
  • Marathi, India
  • Marathi, Transliteration
  • Marathish
  • Marwari (India)
  • Marwari (Pakistan)
  • Masaba
  • Mazandarani
  • Mewari
  • Min Nan, Southern Min
  • Minangkabau
  • Mingrelian
  • Moksha
  • Mongolian
  • Montenegrin, Cyrillic
  • Montenegrin, Latin
  • Mundari (Bengali)
  • Nahuatl
  • Navajo*
  • Ndonga
  • Neapolitan
  • Nepali, Devanagari, Dynamic
  • Nepali, Traditional
  • Nepali, Transliteration
  • Nepalish
  • Newari, Dynamic
  • Nimadi
  • Northern Sami
  • Northern Sotho
  • Norwegian
  • Norwegian, Bokmal
  • Nyanja
  • Nyoro
  • Occitan
  • Odia
  • Odia, Transliteration
  • Odinglish
  • Oromo
  • Ossetian
  • Pangasinan
  • Papiamento
  • Pashto
  • Persian
  • Pfaelzisch
  • Picard
  • Piedmontese
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Portuguese (Africa)
  • Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Portuguese (Macau)
  • Portuguese (Portugal)
  • Punglish
  • Punjabi, Arabic
  • Punjabi, Arabic, Transliteration
  • Punjabi, Gurmukhi
  • Punjabi, Gurmukhi, Transliteration
  • Qashqa'i
  • Quechua
  • Rinconada Bikol
  • Romanian
  • Romanian, Moldova
  • Romansh
  • Rundi
  • Russian
  • Rusyn
  • Sabah Malay
  • Sadri
  • Samoan
  • Samogitian
  • Sango
  • Sanskrit
  • Sanskrit, Transliteration
  • Sanskritish
  • Santali, Bengali
  • Santali, Devanagari
  • Santali, Latin
  • Santali, Ol Chiki
  • Santali, Ol Chiki, Transliteration
  • Santhalish
  • Sardinian
  • Scots
  • Scottish Gaelic
  • Serbian
  • Serbian, Latin
  • Seselwa Creole French
  • Sesotho
  • Shekhawati
  • Shona
  • Siberian Tatar
  • Sicilian
  • Sindhi, Arabic
  • Sindhi, Arabic, Transliteration
  • Sindhi, Devanagari, Dynamic
  • Sindhi, Devanagari, Transliteration
  • Sindhish
  • Sinhala
  • Slovak
  • Slovenian
  • Soga
  • Somali
  • Spanish
  • Spanish (Argentina)
  • Spanish (Latin America)
  • Spanish (Mexico)
  • Spanish (Spain)
  • Spanish (United States)
  • Sranan*
  • Sundanese
  • Surjapuri
  • Swahili
  • Swati
  • Swedish
  • Swedish (Finland)
  • Sylheti
  • Tagalog
  • Tahitian
  • Tajik
  • Tamazight, Tifinagh*
  • Tamazight*
  • Tamil, India
  • Tamil, India, Transliteration
  • Tamil, Singapore
  • Tamil, Sri Lanka
  • Tanglish
  • Tatar
  • Tausug
  • Talysh (Russia)
  • Telugu, India
  • Telugu, Transliteration
  • Tenglish/Teluguish
  • Tetum
  • Thai
  • Tibetan*
  • Tigrinya
  • Tok Pisin
  • Tongan
  • Torwali
  • Tshivenda
  • Tsonga
  • Tswana
  • Tulu, India
  • Turkish
  • Turkmen
  • Tuvan
  • Udmurt
  • Ukrainian
  • Upper Saxon German
  • Upper Sorbian
  • Urdu, India
  • Urdu, Pakistan
  • Urdu, Transliteration
  • Urduish
  • Uyghur
  • Uzbek, Uzbekistan
  • Vasavi
  • Venetian
  • Vepsian, Veps
  • Vietnamese
  • Võro
  • Wagdi
  • Waray
  • Walloon
  • Welsh
  • West Flemish
  • Wolof
  • Xhosa
  • Yakut
  • Yiddish
  • Yoruba
  • Zaza
  • Zazaki
  • Zeelandic, Zeeuws
  • Zhuang
  • Zulu

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

 

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