Enable floating keyboard on Gboard –
Google provides a number of productive apps and services, like Google Drive, Google Drive, Google Launcher, and a lot more. Gboard is one of the apps by Google which is quite popular, with more than a billion downloads on Play Store, and comes with a lot of features, like the basic features like customizable keyboard height, dark mode, and also features like inbuilt GIF board, on the go Google search, and many more. And recently, Google has introduced a new feature with the update in the Gboard app, the Floating Board feature, which is not so new, you must have used this if you have used Swift Keyboard app. With this feature, user can drag the keyboard anywhere on the screen and type whatever they want. If you are interested you can enable floating keyboard on Gboard on your device, here, we have listed down the steps for, how to enable floating keyboard on Gboard.
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How to enable floating keyboard on Gboard –
STEP 0 –
The new floating keyboard feature on Gboard is only available in the new version of the Gboard, so make sure that you have the updated version of the app. Visit the Play Store and check for the update or visit the link below.
STEP 1 –
After this, open any app, in which you can type, like Whatsapp or any messenger app, to open the Gboard app.
STEP 2 –
On opening the Gboard app in the messaging app you need to tap on the Google “G” icon at the top left of the keyboard.
STEP 3 –
After tapping the G icon in the keyboard, a number of options will appear on the top of the keyboard, here, you need to select the 3 dotted icon the right side of the top bar.
STEP 4 –
Tapping the three dotted icon will open four more option in the keyboard space, here, you need to select the Floating option at the right-hand side in the space.
STEP 5 –
On selecting the option, Floating feature of the Gboard gets enabled and you can see the Floating keyboard in the space. Here, you can customize the keyboard size according to your need, and also, change the position of the keyboard and place it anywhere in the space.
If you have followed the above steps, you are done with the steps for, how to enable floating keyboard on Gboard.
The floating keyboard is one of the cool options that Google allows with the Gboard app, but it might not be a suitable feature for you, you can also disable th feature easily. To do this, simply, tap and hold the four arrow icon at the bttom of the keyboard and drag it down to the bottom of the screen. Doing this, the floating feature in Gboard gets disable and you can have your familiar Gboard back in the game.