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How to enable gesture typing in android nougat

Hate typing on the keypad in your android device? Enable gesture typing in android nougat 7.0 & 7.1 and marshmallow 6.0 devices. Just sliding the letter you want to enter from keypad and typing automatically. To use gesture typing in keypad, just swiping your fingerprint one word to another. By default disable Glind typing in android 7.0 nougat and other devices. You can any time disable swipe gesture on android device.

In this latest Google keyboard update, you can easily search & share from your keyboard, quickly access Google translate and send messages from your keyboard. Also support multilingual typing and change language without changing keyboards. But in this tutorial, I will show you step by step guide to enable gesture typing in android nougat 7.0 & 7.1 and marshmallow device such as Nexus 6P / 6, Samsung galaxy S7 & S7 edge, Galaxy note 4, LG V20, Moto G4 plus / G5 plus and more.


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Complete guide of how to enable gesture typing in android nougat 7.0 & 7.1, marshmallow

enable gesture typing in android nougat

Step 1: Go to “Settings” in your android device

Step 2: Tap “Languages & input” under personal section

You can view various sections including speech, Mouse/trackpad and keyboard & input methods.

Virtual keyboard in L&I settings android

Step 3: Under keyboard and input methods, tap “Virtual keyboard

Tap Gboard under virtual keyboard in android

Step 4: Tap “Gboard

Tap Glide typing in Gboard keyboard settings

Step 5: Tap “Glide typing

disable glide typing in android nougat

By default turn off glide typing in nougat 7.0 devices.

Enable glide typing in android nougat 7.0

Step 6: Enable glide typing in android nougat 7.0 & 7.1

When gesture typing not working in android nougat, make sure enable Glind typing in android 7.0 nougat device. You can also see below gesture typing related options in your nougat 7.0 and other devices.

Show gesture trail:

By default disable gesture trail in android device. When disable this feature, you can’t see gesture trail when typing on keypad. To trail on keypad, enable it.

Enable Gesture delete:

By default enable this option. It will delete words by sliding left from the delete key.

Enable gesture cursor:

It moves cursor by sliding across space bar on keypad.

That’s all about gesture control or glide typing in android nougat and marshmallow 6.0 devices.

I hope this Google keyboard tips helps to enable gesture typing in android nougat 7.0 & 7.1. Let me know in below comment box, if you have any kind of trouble for using Google Gboard keyboard in your android device. Don’t forget to share with others.

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