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  1. Android Question

    Thread Starter

    I want my black keyboard back :(

    Last time I rebooted my tablet everything was fine and the same and all my data was restored but this time my data on Google chrome browser isn't there! All my bookmarks etc ?! It said it would restore my bookmarks so what has happened?

    Also the look of things is different and not what I was expecting I can't stand the keyboard which is now white, takes up half the screen and I want my old keyboard back :( please can you tell me how I can get it back?
    I also don't like how the open apps aren't at the bottom of the screen now. Is there a way I can get the previous version back please?

    If I knew about the changes I wouldn't have reset my device

    Please help

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  2. girolez

    girolez Often Off Piste


    What device are you using?
    What is your new version of Android?
    (Menu Settings aboutdevice)
    What was your old version (if you know)

    If you have installed a major update it is not at all simple to reverse it.

    There are however many alternative keyboards you can install and use, most of which offer black varieties.

    Give a bit more info and we'll try to help..
    #2 girolez, Jan 20, 2016
    Last edited: Jan 21, 2016
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  3. Slick

    Slick Well-Known Member

    Go to your settings then under language & input you should be able to change your default keyboard. If your previous keyboard was downloaded from the Play Store you'll have to do that first.
  4. Yes, the new Gboard is just junk! Ugly G-icon to the left and switching languages freezes the keyboard. And uninstalling it removes the old google keyboard and leaves me with the stock LG keyboard which is maybe even worse.

    Does anyone know how I can find the previous version of google keyboard?

    Android 6.0
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    Dannydet Extreme Android User


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