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Add keyboard Set Default Keyboard Google voice typing Keyboard mode Reset Samsung Keyboard Keyboard touch and hold delay Swipe Typing

Add keyboard

In addition to the pre-installed Samsung keyboard, other keyboards can be downloaded from the Play Store; before downloaded/installed keyboards can be defined as default, they must be activated in the keyboard management.

Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  General management
Step 3:  Tap on  Language and input
Step 4:  Tap on  On-screen keyboard
Step 5:  Tap on  Manage keyboards
Step 6:  Enable or disable desired  keyboard
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on General management
  3. Tap on Language and input
  4. Tap on On-screen keyboard
  5. Tap on Manage keyboards
  6. Enable or disable desired keyboard

Set Default Keyboard

The pre-installed Samsung keyboard is already set as default, and new keyboards that are installed later must first be activated in the Keyboard Manager before they can be set as the default keyboard.

Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  General management
Step 3:  Tap on  Language and input
Step 4:  Tap on  On-screen keyboard
Step 5:  Tap on  Default keyboard
Step 6:  Tap on desired  keyboard
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on General management
  3. Tap on Language and input
  4. Tap on On-screen keyboard
  5. Tap on Default keyboard
  6. Tap on desired keyboard

Google voice typing

Texts can not only be written but also spoken on the Samsung device. Google Speech converts spoken words into text. If speech is enabled, there is a microphone icon on the (Samsung) keyboard to use speech. "Google voice typing" can also be disabled in the keyboard management.

Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  General management
Step 3:  Tap on  Language and input
Step 4:  Tap on  On-screen keyboard
Step 5:  Tap on  Manage keyboards
Step 6:  Enable or disable  Google voice typing
Step 7:  Confirm with  OK
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on General management
  3. Tap on Language and input
  4. Tap on On-screen keyboard
  5. Tap on Manage keyboards
  6. Enable or disable Google voice typing
  7. Confirm with OK

Keyboard mode

In addition to the standard keyboard, the Samsung keyboard also offers two other modes such as the one-handed keyboard and floating keyboard.

One-handed keyboard

The one-handed keyboard is a bit narrower than the standard keyboard and can be optionally pinned to the left or right edge of the screen.

Floating keyboard

The floating keyboard, which can be resized, can be moved across the entire screen and the transparency can also be adjusted here.

Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  General management
Step 3:  Tap on  Language and input
Step 4:  Tap on  On-screen keyboard
Step 5:  Tap on  Samsung Keyboard
Step 6:  Tap on  Style and layout
Step 7:  Tap on  Modes
Step 8:  Choose between  Standard keyboard ,  One-handed keyboard  and  Floating keyboard
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on General management
  3. Tap on Language and input
  4. Tap on On-screen keyboard
  5. Tap on Samsung Keyboard
  6. Tap on Style and layout
  7. Tap on Modes
  8. Choose between Standard keyboard, One-handed keyboard and Floating keyboard

Reset Samsung Keyboard

the samsung keyboard offers countless settings and can be adjusted to suit your own needs. if something has been adjusted too much or by mistake, we can reset the keyboard settings to default settings. in addition to the settings, personal predictions can also be deleted.

Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  General management
Step 3:  Tap on  Language and input
Step 4:  Tap on  On-screen keyboard
Step 5:  Tap on  Samsung Keyboard
Step 6:  Tap on  Reset to default settings
Step 7:  Tap on  Reset keyboard settings
Step 8:  Confirm with  Reset
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on General management
  3. Tap on Language and input
  4. Tap on On-screen keyboard
  5. Tap on Samsung Keyboard
  6. Tap on Reset to default settings
  7. Tap on Reset keyboard settings
  8. Confirm with Reset

Keyboard touch and hold delay

alternative characters are accessible via a pop-up on the Samsung keyboard. to open this pop-up, the respective keypad must be tapped and held down. by default, the keystroke must be 0.3 seconds for the pop-up to open. we can change the length of the delay between short, medium, long and individual.

Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  General management
Step 3:  Tap on  Language and input
Step 4:  Tap on  On-screen keyboard
Step 5:  Tap on  Samsung Keyboard
Step 6:  Tap on  Swipe, touch, and feedback
Step 7:  Tap on  Keyboard touch and hold delay
Step 8:  Choose between  Short, Medium, Long  and  Custom
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on General management
  3. Tap on Language and input
  4. Tap on On-screen keyboard
  5. Tap on Samsung Keyboard
  6. Tap on Swipe, touch, and feedback
  7. Tap on Keyboard touch and hold delay
  8. Choose between Short, Medium, Long and Custom

Swipe Typing

The Samsung keyboard can also be typed by swipe, which allows you to type words by dragging your finger from letter to letter. If this method is known as "glide typing" on Android, Samsung simply calls it "keyboard swipe control".

Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  General management
Step 3:  Tap on  Language and input
Step 4:  Tap on  On-screen keyboard
Step 5:  Tap on  Samsung Keyboard
Step 6:  Tap on  Swipe, touch, and feedback
Step 7:  Tap on  Keyboard swipe controls
Step 8:  Choose between  No swipe gestures ,  Swipe to type  and  Cursor control
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on General management
  3. Tap on Language and input
  4. Tap on On-screen keyboard
  5. Tap on Samsung Keyboard
  6. Tap on Swipe, touch, and feedback
  7. Tap on Keyboard swipe controls
  8. Choose between No swipe gestures, Swipe to type and Cursor control

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