Download: Google Keyboard ‘Gboard’ For Android Now With v6.0 Update Released

Gboard is a new keyboard for iPhone that was made available to download 6 months ago that includes GIFs, emojis, Glide Typing and Google Search built-in, that was very useful to iOS users no more requiring them app switching, rather search and send right from their keyboard. Today, Google has also released the same keyboard for Android, instead of launching a standalone app. Gboard for Android is one type of rebranded Google Keyboard app. Here are the details you must take a note of.


There are other third-party and most popular keyboards for Android. Gboard naturally brings search functionality to the keyboard and further lets you look out for nearby stores and restaurants, videos, images, weather forecasts, news, articles, sports stores and of course everything else you would like to search and surf on Google.

The newly arrived Google Gboard app version 6.0 also includes a dedicated number row, multiple active languages, and much more. The update version 6.0 of Google Keyboard not only changes its name, but the Gboard for Android also brings with it few important inclusions, like search shortcut and true multi-language support on the go.

Google has not yet posted an official release notes or changelog thus far. Here’s what you can expect from the rebranded Keyboard for Android is provided below.

Users can tap on the Google logo at the top of the keyboard app that directly pulls up the search interface. You’ll be able to search and share contacts without opening the Contacts app. Switch on “Contacts search” in Gboard search settings to enable it.

Alternatively, Gboard for Android also allows users to enable a dedicated full-size number row, where it lets using Glide Typing by sliding your finger from key-to-key instead of tapping. The app for Android, Gboard update lets you type in up to three different languages without having to manually switch between modes.

You can also use Gboard for all sorts of searches such as figuring out flight timings, finding food courts and even searching for images to immediately paste into the conversation. This Gboard update adds support for what Google calls an images keyboard, and it doesn’t require you to be running Android 7.1 Nougat. But it does require the developer to update their application before it can accept media from Gboard.

The new Gboard is some sort of Emoji keyboard for Android, while the update also lets you search for the exact emoji character that you want. You are now free to download Gboard for Android directly from the Google Play Store. If and if the update is not yet live for your region, you can grab the APK to sideload.

You can now Download Gbaord for Android APK version 6.0 from here.

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