Grammarly For Android Will Correct Your Writing In Real Time

Android keyboards are generally fairly forgiving when it comes to correcting your spelling, but Grammarly has taken things a step further by integrating its grammar and writer's voice correction technologies into a new keyboard. The keyboard itself takes the form similar to the stock keyboard on Android, and the magic happens with the extension bar above the actual keyboard, where you'll usually find word suggestions. As you type, the app scans for mistakes or potential improvements in spelling, grammar, and tone, and suggests fixes to you, rather than trying to predict your next word. These fixes are not done automatically, and there's no setting to enable that function. In order to take accept one of Grammarly Keyboard's suggestions, simply tap on that suggestion as it pops up and you're done.

As an actual keyboard, the Grammarly Keyboard is relatively straightforward and solely dedicated to making your spelling better. It hence lacks swipe input and some other niche functionalities boasted by its alternatives. On the other hand, the typing experience is somewhat customizable; autocorrect, double space for a period, and auto punctuation can all be turned on or off. Vibration and sound on keystrokes can also be enabled and disabled at will. Voice input and emoji are also part of the package, unlike GIFs that can be found in the likes of Google's Gboard and Fleksy. Naturally, you can customize your dictionary so that offbeat words that you commonly use don't end up getting autocorrected.

Grammarly Keyboard has been in development for around half a year now and will be updated with more features as time goes on, with swipe input being specifically mentioned by the company as one of its priorities. Other functionalities such as GIF support and keyboard height customization were not mentioned by name but may well arrive in the future. For the time being, Grammarly Keyboard is the only real solution for anybody looking to get Grammarly's powerful correction on their side when writing something important on a mobile device. Its usefulness in more casual scenarios isn't as high, though you could still use it to improve your spelling ability over time. The app can be downloaded free of charge by referring to the banner below and in case you have a Premium account or decide to pay for one, the subscription will grant you access to all of the service's extra features on every supported platform, desktop browsers included.

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