Google is rolling out the ability for users to customize their Google Keyboard on Android. First noticed at Google I/O, this feature appeared in the Android N Developer Preview 3. Now Google is giving this ability to everyone, even if you’re not on the N preview.
Not only can you change the color of the keyboard, you can also set one of your own photos as a theme.
- Themes: Customize keyboard with favorite photos or colors
- Gesture typing & suggestions in: Albanian, Arabic, Basque, Bosnian, English (Australia), English (India), Esperanto, Irish, Javanese, Mongolian, Montenegrin (Cyrillic, Latin), Nepali, Portuguese (Africa), Sundanese, Tajik, Tatar, Zulu
- Layout support: Burmese, Southern Sotho, Turkmen, Urdu, Welsh, Xhosa
- Add recent emoji to suggestion strip
- Bug fixes, including passwords with Talkback and missing key labels
- Support Android N
To change the theme, just head into the keyboard settings and either choose a pre-made option, or create your own theme.
Download Google Keyboard here: Android