Gboard has a unified search tool so that users can find GIF and emoticons. The feature, initially launched for iPhone (iOS), allows you to use a single term to find related emoticons and GIFs. The tool is ideal for people who do not want to waste time to find a figure that represents a feeling or that can relax conversations.
The unified search appears in social networking applications (Facebook, Twitter and others) and in messengers, including WhatsApp and Telegram. Check out how to use the new Gboard search and find emoticons and GIFs to share with friends at the same time.
Tutorial shows how to use the unified search for GIF and emoticons from Gboard for iPhone – Photo: Marvin Costa / dnetc
How to create fast-moving GIF on Gboard for iPhone
Step 1. Open the Gboard in a messenger and tap the magnifying glass sticker icon in the center of the screen. Then, enter a term to find emoticons and GIFs.
Option to search for emoticons and GIFs on the Gboard virtual keyboard – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 2. For emoticons, just touch the picture and it will be added to the messenger text bar. For GIF it is necessary to touch the image so that it receives the inscription «Copied». Then, double-tap the text bar and tap the «Paste» option.
Option to share an emoticon or GIF with the unified search of the virtual keyboard Gboard – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 3. Touch the blue arrow icon at the bottom right of the screen to send the GIF in the chat.
Option to send a GIF found through the unified search of the virtual keyboard Gboard – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Use the tip to relax conversations and find funny images quickly on Gboard.