Android is way ahead of iOS with its support for third party keyboards. Which means there’s a bewildering amount of options available for those who’ve tires of the standard offering from Google.
Sometimes the keyboard app that comes with your phone just doesn’t cut it. Luckily, there are thousands of keyboards to choose from on the Google Play Store with fun themes, new features and support for native languages.
So, here are the list of Top 5 Best Android Keyboards.
1. Google Keyboard
Its not the flashiest of the bunch, but if you want top notch Android integration and assurance of total privacy, you can’t go wrong with Google’s own lightweight keyboard. Depending on your device, this may be the stock keyboard on your device already. This keyboard offers tons of languages and dictionaries. You will get lots of emojis and shortcuts like Voice Command.
This is go-to keyboard replacement for many an Android user. SwiftKey take on typing you whole range of extra features, while preserving the simplicity that makes Android’s stock keyboard so easy to use. The standout feature is prediction and auto-correction, which is based on your typing style across social media profiles and emails. There are tons of themes, with more available for in-app purchase.
Fleksy is becoming increasingly popular among Android keyboards. Calling itself the most customisable keyboard, the app allows you to use its keyboard in three different sizes, comes with 40 themes, and gives you the ability to create your own theme design. Fleksy features fantastic prediction functionality and powerful auto-correction.
4. Swipe Keyboard
If you’ve ever typed a entire word on your phone’s keyboard without lifting a finger, you have Swype to thank. More than five years ago Swype started hype with drawing your sentences out, rather than packing them out on the keyboard. There is free version od this app but the paid version let you draw a line through all of the letters. You can even change the theme to match your favourite color or set the key size.
5. Go Keyboard
Looking for a feature-packed alternative to Google’s keyboard? GO Keyboard has you covered. It has more than 60 languages, free emoji, emoticons, and stickers, gestures typing, more than 10,000 themes, voice input, 100 fonts, and QWERTY, QWERTZ and AZERTY layouts. There’s also support for swipe typing, predictive typing and autocorrect.