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Bluetooth keyboard usage

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by asdfaf, Mar 28, 2019.

  1. asdfaf

    asdfaf Newbie
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    Hi all.

    I am about to buy a bluetooth keyboard for my Android for some daily work times on train but I have doubts about how it works and I want to ask before.

    I remember testing a phisical keyboard through USB before and after plugging, before typing, I had to select the keyboard on the keyboard chooser notification. Then, if I wanted to use the soft keyboard I had to select again the soft keyboard and the hardware keyboard stopped working until I choose it again.

    So, is that behavior the same with bluetooth keyboards? The described operation is still actual on current Android versions? - I have Android 8.0.

    Thank you in advance.
     


  2. dontpanicbobby

    dontpanicbobby 100% That Guy
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    Yeah. You have to scroll through some settings to set it up but not evertime until you restart or something. OT: Where are you from @asdfaf?
     
  3. dontpanicbobby

    dontpanicbobby 100% That Guy
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    Nevermind...

    Once you pair the keyboard with your phone you'll still have to go to Bluetooth settings and choose that keyboard. I do not believe you can make a bluetooth keyboard the default keyboard.
     
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