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Cell phone keyboard does not appear: how to solve the problem on Gboard | Utilities

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Some alternatives for resolving the Gboard flaw include buying an OTG cable to connect a physical keyboard to the phone, or downloading applications, such as Microsoft's SwiftKey keyboard. Next, check out how to install another virtual keyboard app on your Android phone from your computer and with Google Assistant. The procedure was performed on a Moto G7 Play, but the tips also apply to other devices with the Google system.

Gboard error: how to solve by downloading other keyboards for mobile Photo: Helito Beggiora / TechTudoGboard error: how to solve by downloading other keyboards for mobile Photo: Helito Beggiora / TechTudo

Gboard error: how to solve by downloading other keyboards for mobile Photo: Helito Beggiora / TechTudo

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Step 1. Access the download page for an alternative keyboard app for Android, such as SwiftKey or Fleksy. Then press the "Install" button and, if necessary, log in to your Google account. Remember to use the same one that is configured on your cell phone;

Installing new keyboard on Android by computer Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraInstalling new keyboard on Android by computer Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Installing new keyboard on Android by computer Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Step 2. Now, select your device from the list and check "Continue". If prompted, confirm your Google account password. Finally, just keep your phone close to a known Wi-Fi network and wait. The installation will happen automatically, in the background.

Choose the device and confirm the installation of the application Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraChoose the device and confirm the installation of the application Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Choose the device and confirm the installation of the application Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Step 1. On your phone, tap the microphone icon on the lock screen and drag or say "OK Google", if the command is configured. Then, say "install SwiftKey", "install Fleksy" or any keyboard of your choice and tap "Install";

Access Google Assistant Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraAccess Google Assistant Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Access Google Assistant Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Step 2. Confirm your pattern to unlock the phone. The Google Play Store will open on the keyboard download page. Touch Install and wait for the application to be downloaded and installed;

Installing app through Google Assistant Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraInstalling app through Google Assistant Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Installing app through Google Assistant Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Step 3. When the installation is finished, tap Open to activate and configure the new keyboard.

Configuring new keyboard on Android Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraConfiguring new keyboard on Android Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Configuring new keyboard on Android Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Ready! Take advantage of the tips to install a new keyboard app on your phone as an alternative to Gboard.

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