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Manage keyboard Google voice typing Set Default Keyboard Manage personal dictionary

Manage keyboard

ColorOS (Android) manages all input methods in a central place under "Manage Keyboards". Here, besides the on-screen keyboards, also voice inputs and other keyboards are managed. In other words, here the keyboards can be activated or deactivated. If we want to use an alternative keyboard to Gboard, for example, we first have to activate the keyboard here before we can select it as the standard keyboard.

Android 10 (ColorOS 7.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Additional settings
Step 3:  Tap on  Keyboard & input method
Step 4:  Tap on  Manage keyboards
Step 5:  Enable or Disable desired  Keyboard
Step 6:  Confirm with  Activate
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Additional settings
  3. Tap on Keyboard & input method
  4. Tap on Manage keyboards
  5. Enable or Disable desired Keyboard
  6. Confirm with Activate

Google voice typing

On the Oppo smartphone, Google speech input is installed and enabled by default, but if speech input is not desired, it can be disabled under ColorOS in the preferences.

Android 10 (ColorOS 7.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Additional settings
Step 3:  Tap on  Keyboard & input method
Step 4:  Tap on  Manage keyboards
Step 5:  Enable or Disable  Google voice typing
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Additional settings
  3. Tap on Keyboard & input method
  4. Tap on Manage keyboards
  5. Enable or Disable Google voice typing

Set Default Keyboard

If you want to use an alternative keyboard to Gboard, you have to set it as default after activating the keyboard. If another keyboard was installed on the Oppo-Smartphone, you can quickly switch between the default keyboard via the menu.

Android 10 (ColorOS 7.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Additional settings
Step 3:  Tap on  Keyboard & input method
Step 4:  Tap on  Current keyboard
Step 5:  Choose desired  Keyboard
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Additional settings
  3. Tap on Keyboard & input method
  4. Tap on Current keyboard
  5. Choose desired Keyboard

Manage personal dictionary

ColorOS offers its users their own personal dictionary, where they can enter their own words and associated abbreviations, which are then taken into account by keyboards.

Android 10 (ColorOS 7.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Additional settings
Step 3:  Tap on  Keyboard & input method
Step 4:  Tap on  Personal dictionary
Step 5:  Choose desired  Language  or tap on  For all languages
Step 6:  Tap on  Add
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Additional settings
  3. Tap on Keyboard & input method
  4. Tap on Personal dictionary
  5. Choose desired Language or tap on For all languages
  6. Tap on Add

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