Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips
When I am chatting with my friends and suddenly Gboard has stopped working on Android device. After that, I will try to access the android keyboard but at that time close the application. This Google keyboard error means that the Gboard crashing issues. To fix Gboard not working on Android, you can clear cache & data, reset keyboard settings, uninstall Gboard keyboard update & re-install it again, wiping the cache through the recovery menu, etc. Also, install the Swiftkey keyboard if you want to use another keyboard on Android or Samsung Galaxy devices.
Whenever I try to change the Google Keyboard settings and see “Unfortunately, Google Keyboard has stopped” error message on the screen. In my Android Nougat 7.0 (Moto G4 plus) device, various Google Gboard keyboard settings available such as Languages, Preferences, Theme, Text correction, voice typing, Glide typing, and more. Below you can see various possible solutions to fix Gboard has stopped working on android phones such as Moto phone G4 Plus, Galaxy S7, Moto G5 Plus, Nexus 6P/6, HTC, LG G6, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, Android 7.1.1, Cyanogenmod 14.1 and another device.
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How to Fix Gboard Has Stopped Working on Android or Gboard Not Responding
There are different solutions available if Google Gboard app not working android phone or tablet. Try below-given troubleshooting methods to fix the android/Samsung keyboard not working in android or Google Keyboard app keeps stopping for android devices.
Clear the cache & data of the Gboard app
Step 1: Go to Settings.
Step 2: Under the device section, tap Apps.
Step 3: Scroll down until see Gboard & tap it.
Step 4: Tap Storage.
Step 5: Tap Clear cache.
After clear the cache of Gboard in your android device, clear data on Gboard: Settings > Device > Apps > Gboard > Storge > Clear data or Clear storage (Android 10)
Check Google Gboard keyboard update or Uninstall Gboard keyboard update
Check if any Gboard keyboard update is available on your device using the below settings.
Google Play Store > Menu > my apps & games > Updates
If available update, update it and check to fix Gboard keeps stopping issues on your android.
Uninstall Gboard keyboard updates
Settings > Device > Apps > Gboard > More > Uninstall update
Deleted and reinstalled Gboard app to fix Gboard keeps stopping error
Google Play Store > Menu > my apps & games > Gboard – The Google keyboard app > Uninstall
After uninstall Gboard keyboard app, reinstall again and check typing to fix Gboard has stopped working on android phone or Gboard keeps stopping error.
Force Stop Gboard app to Fix Gboard Keeps Stopping
Settings > Device > Apps > Gboard > Force stop
Enable/Disable Gboard keyboards in android
Step 1: Go to “Settings”.
Step 2: Tap “Languages & input” under the personal section.
Step 3: Tap “Virtual keyboard” in the keyboard & input method.
Step 4: Touch “Manage keyboards”.
By default enable Gboard keyboard in android phone or tablet device.
Step 5: Turn off the Gboard keyboard.
Now by default Google voice typing keyboard set.
Restart android device in safe mode to fix Gboard has stopped on android
Step 1: Press & hold the power button on your device.
Step 2: Touch & hold the Power off.
You can see this message on the screen: Reboot to safe mode
Step 3: Tap “OK”.
Your device will start in safe mode. You can see the “Safe mode” symbol on the bottom side (Show above screenshot). Now check your device working perfectly in safe mode, if not working then uninstall one by one recently installed app. After uninstalling the app one by one check the Gboard is working or not.
If above given all methods not enough to fix unfortunately Gboard has stopped in android error, try below given the last method in your android device.
Factory Reset Android device
It will remove all your phone data, so click here to back up & restore android phone data before performing below settings.
Settings > Personal > Backup & reset > Factory data reset > Reset phone > Erase everything
You can also use Swiftkey on your android or iOS devices instead of any other keyboard. If none of the above-given methods worked for you, you need to perform a hard reset or factory reset using hardware keys.
That’s all about how to fix Gboard has stopped working on Android phones or tablets. If you find it helpful, share it with others. Don’t forget to mention which method worked for you to solved the Android keyboard is not working.