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Gboard has stopped working on android: How to fix

When I am chatting with my friends and suddenly seen message of Gboard has stopped working on android device. After that I will try to access android keyboard but at that time close the application. This Google keyboard error means that Gboard app is crashing or stop. To fix Android keyboard has stopped in android, you can clear cache & data, reset keyboard settings, update Gboard keyboard and more solutions.

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 phone such as Moto 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 other device.


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How to fix Gboard has stopped working on android phone or tablet

Gboard has stopped working on android

There are different solutions available if Google Gboard app not working android phone or tablet. Try below given troubleshooting methods to fix android / Samsung keyboard not working in android device.

1st Method: Restart your android device

This is the basic solution to fix android phone error. Just restart your device. If you have better luck then fix Gboard keyboard issue in android device.

2nd Method: Check Google Gboard keyboard update // Uninstall Gboard keyboard update

Check if any Gboard keyboard update is missing using below settings.

Google Play Store > Menu > my apps & games > Updates

Uninstall Gboard keyboard updates:

Uninstall updates of Gboard keyboard app

Settings > Device > Apps > Gboard > More > Uninstall update

3rd Method: Uninstall Gboard – The Google keyboard app

Uninstall Gboard the Google Keyboard app

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.

4th Method: Clear the cache & data of Gboard app

Step 1: Go to “Settings

Step 2: Under device section, tap “Apps

Step 3: Scroll down until see Gboard & tap it

Step 4: Tap “Storage

clear the cache & data of Gboard app in android

Step 5: Tap “Clear cache

After clear the cache of Gboard in your android device, clear data also.

5th Method: Force Stop Gboard app to fix Gboard has stopped working on android

Force stop Gboard app in android nougat 7.0

Settings > Device > Apps > Gboard > Force stop

6th Method: Enable / Disable Gboard keyboards in android

Step 1: Go to “Settings

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

Step 3: Tap “Virtual keyboard” in keyboard & input method

manage keyboards in virtual keyboard settings in 7.0 nougat

Step 4: Touch “Manage keyboards

Enable Gboard keyboard app in nougat 7.0 phone

By default enable Gboard keyboard in android phone or tablet device.

Step 5: Turn off Gboard keyboard

Now by default Google voice typing keyboard set.

7th Method: Restart android device in safe mode to check Gboard app cause error

Step 1: Press & hold the power button in your device

Switch or Power off android  7.0 nougat to use safe mode

Step 2: Touch & hold the Power off

You can see this message on screen: Reboot to safe mode

Step 3: Tap “OK

Enable safe mode to fix Gboard keyboard issue

Your device will start in safe mode. You can see the “Safe mode” symbol at the bottom side. Now check your device working perfectly in safe mode, if not working then uninstall one by one recently installed app. After uninstall app one by one check the Gboard is working or not.

If above given all methods not enough to fix Google Gboard app not working, try below given last method in your android device.

8th Method: Factory data reset your android device

Facory reset nougat 7.0 to erase everything

Settings > Personal > Backup & reset > Factory data reset > Reset phone > Erase everything

That’s all about how to fix Gboard has stopped working on android phone or tablet. If you find it helpful, share it with others. Don’t forget to mention which method worked for you to solved Android keyboard is not working.

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