Best Android Keyboard Apps

Best Android Keyboard Apps

Replacing the stock keyboard is one of the things that makes Android so great. In just a few simple steps you can completely change the look and feel of the keyboard. There are a plethora of keyboard apps available in the Play Store. You don’t have to stick with the keyboard that came pre-installed. Here are some of the best Android keyboard apps you can download.

1. Swiftkey

Swiftkey is not only one of the most popular keyboard apps, but it’s probably one of the most popular Android apps in general. It has been around forever and it just keeps getting better. Swiftkey has great predictions and autocorrects, many themes to choose from, customization options, account sync, and more.

SwiftKey Keyboard
SwiftKey Keyboard
Developer: SwiftKey
Price: Free

2. Gboard

Google has an official app for everything, so it’s no surprise they have a keyboard app. Gboard is simple and very fast. It doesn’t have a ton of features like some other keyboard apps, but that’s what people like about it. You still get themes and customization options, plus the power of Google for predictive text.

Gboard - the Google Keyboard
Gboard - the Google Keyboard
Developer: Google LLC
Price: Free

3. Fleksy

Fleksy claims to be the “fastest keyboard in the world.” While we can’t confirm or deny that claim, it is a speedy keyboard. Fleksy has superb auto-correct, gestures, and tons of handy extensions. This is one of those keyboard apps that has everything and the kitchen sink.

4. Chrooma

As the name implies, Chrooma is a very colorful keyboard. The coolest feature is the ability of the keyboard to change color based on the app you’re using. It also blends in and looks great. Chrooma is also lightweight and very fast, plus you can use an extra row for emoji, numbers, and suggestions.

 

5. Slash Keyboard

Slash Keyboard does a lot more than simply let you type text. The keyboard can be used to search within a wide selection of services. Simply type a “/” and commands will pop up for popular services like Google, YouTube, Giphy, Wikipedia, and more. You don’t even have to leave the app.

Slash Keyboard
Slash Keyboard
Price: Free

6. Ginger

Ginger Keyboard has something for every type of keyboard users. It has emoji, stickers, GIFs, themes, and even games. On top of all that, Ginger uses AI to analyze text and learn your writing tendencies. The keyboard actually gets smarter as you use it more.

7. TouchPal

TouhPal’s most notable feature is the contextual prediction. While you’re typing out a word predictions for the next word will appear on the letters you’re most likely to tap next. TouchPal also has a lot of the same features from the other apps in this list, like emoji, GIFs, and themes.