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Download the Android 5.0 Lollipop keyboard!

It wasn't just the Camera app and Google Search for the new Android 5.0 Lollipop that were already unofficially made available. The keyboard of the latest version of Android can also be installed on your Android. See how below.

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The Android 5.0 Lollipop j keyboard can be installed. ANDROIDPIT

The keyboard of the new Android, in its broad outline, was already known by the preview of Android L. Only the theme shown in the new screenshots of Google Chrome in the Play Store was not yet available. Keyboard version 4.0 features dark themes and supports more layouts: QWERTY, QWERTZ, AZERTY, Dvorak, Colemak, and PC.

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The new keyboard was available since the preview of Android L. / ANDROIDPIT

Download the Android 5.0 Lollipop Keyboard

As a prerequisite, you must have root permissions. To install the keyboard, do the following:

  • Download Keyboard APK (Name libjni_latinimegoogle.so);
  • Install the keyboard APK. Do not try to use it yet;
  • Back up your file libjni_latinimegoogle.so current (which is in / system / lib) and replace it with the one you downloaded using the file manager of your choice. The permissions must be set to rw-rr.

The APK has a Google signature, so it's safe. If you downloaded the new keyboard, tell us what you think in the comments!

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