Download: Gboard For Android Updated App Gains Emoji, GIF Suggestions, More

Google has made the latest version of Gboard for Android keyboard app available to download. Announced with it a number of feature improvements that are now on the way to the Android version of Google’s keyboard app. For those who often make use of emoji and GIFs, Gboard’s latest update adds a more streamlined support to include those in your messages. As Google has said that emoji & GIF suggestions will now start to appear as part of the predictive options, as ou type for instance. Here are the details on that topic.


In addition to the emoji characters and GIF suggestions support, the announcement by Google also details that GIFs can now be more easily shared through other ‘supported apps’ including Allo, Hangouts, Facebook Messenger, and Snapchat. Also Read: Google Assistant Starts Rolling Out To Android Marshmallow And Nougat Devices, Here’s What You Require

Gboard is now gaining the voice typing improvements support including an improved interface for quicker and easier switching between voice and regular typing. Also, the update bringing with it an increase in the number of keyboard themes that should be available already, including some new scenic view themes. Google does mention that the number of available themes for Gboard Android application will continue to increase more often, going forward. Also Read: Gboard Keyboard For iPhone With Built-In Search, Swipe, GIFs And More

To those who often message across international borders, the new update includes the integration with Google Translate so that messages can be translated much easier and in a quicker way, which includes translating content to be more appropriately displayed for languages that are read from right-to-left. Translate features can now be accessible within Gboard by simply hitting the ‘translate’ icon and choosing the wanted output language before typing out the message.


Other features something like these were actually already noted becoming available as part of the beta version of Gboard prior to today. Nevertheless, it now seems that after a short beta rollout, they are already making their way out to the main Gboard app. Google Play Store listing for Gboard respectively been updated to reflect the new changes, features and so if you already have the keyboard app installed on your device, then you should see the update arriving shortly enough over-the-air (OTA). If you haven’t yet installed Gboard, you can grab the latest version of the app from the link below.


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