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How to enlarge your Android phone’s keyboard

If you are scared of getting myopic with your Android phone’s keyboard, make it the biggest keys with this simple trick.

Last updated on October 22nd, 2020 at 12:01 pm

The keyboard is one of the most frequently used elements of your cell phonethat allows you to perform important actions like communicating via WhatsApp or doing Google search.

As with other elements of the terminal, you can customize your keyboard to suit your needs as much as possible.

For example, if the size of the buttons makes it difficult to use, you can always do so Enlarge the keyboard of your Android phone.

This setting is especially useful for those who have Vision problems this makes it difficult for him to see the keyboard properly.

If so, here is a simple trick to increase the size of your mobile keyboard.

Make your mobile keyboard bigger so you can see and type better

How to enlarge your Android phone’s keyboard

There are a lot of keyboards for Android, so we decided to focus on the two most important ones to explain this interesting trick.

This article shows you how to enlarge the keyboard Gboard, the Google keyboard and in Swiftkey, the keyboard Microsoft purchased in 2016.

Both keyboards for Android have their respective ones Functions for enlarging the buttons what you see on the screen.

Step by step we explain how it works in each of them.

Enlarge the keyboard on Gboard

Gboard is one of Google’s most spoiled applications. This is demonstrated by its extensive features: floating keyboard, built-in Google translator and of course General keyboard and key enlargement individually for those who do not see them well.

The Google platform has two tools that you can use to make the keyboard bigger. On the one hand we find “Keyboard height”, with various options to configure the size of the keyboard itself, and on the other hand we have “Increase keystroke”This, as the name suggests, increases the size of a key when you press it.

To make the keyboard bigger in Gboard, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Gboard app.
  2. Click on “Settings”.
  3. In the Design section, click “Keyboard height”.
  4. From the options menu, select the height at which you want the keyboard to appear on your screen. from very low to very high.
  5. In the Settings menu, select the check box “Increase keystroke” to see a bigger button when you press it.
Make the keyboard big in Gboard

Here’s how to enlarge the keyboard on Gboard

Enlarge the keyboard on SwiftKey

SwiftKey, Microsoft’s keyboard, also has a feature that allows you to configure the keyboard according to your usage requirements.

Instead of giving you standard height options like the Gboard does, you can do it in SwiftKey Adjust the keyboard size manually on the screen.

To make the keyboard bigger in SwiftKey, do the following:

  1. Open the SwiftKey app on your phone.
  2. Click the section “Layout and Buttons”.
  3. Click on “Adjust size”.
  4. Move the blue controls to increase or decrease the width and height of the keyboard. To confirm the changes, click “OK”. If you are not satisfied with the new size, click the “Reset” button to return it to its original state.
Enlarge the keyboard on SwiftKey

Here’s how to expand the SwiftKey keyboard keys on your Android

It’s that easy to enlarge your Android phone’s keyboard in both Gboard and SwiftKey. If you have another Android keyboard installed on the terminal, Go into your settings and do a thorough investigation to see if it has a function of adjusting the height of the keyboard or extending the keys, which is very likely.