Android How To: Change your Keyboard

February 27, 2013 - Written By Alexander Maxham

One of the good things that Android has over other mobile OS out there is the ability to change your keyboard. Say you don’t like the stock keyboard, or you want to try out the new Swiftkey? It’s quite easy to do this. We’ve already gone over how to install a keyboard that’s not in the Play Store. Now we’re going over how to change your keyboard from ones that are already existing on your device.

1. Go into Settings

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2. Select Language & Input

3. Scroll down to the “Keyboard & Input Methods” section

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4. Check or uncheck the keyboard you want to be the default keyboard.

5. Next you’ll see a popup asking you to confirm that you want that keyboard to be the default one.

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It’s just that easy to change your keyboard on your Android phone or tablet. Don’t forget to check out the rest of our tips in our Android Beginner’s Guide. If you have any other tips feel free to leave them in the comments below.