Google adds new languages to Gboard keyboard app for Android

Google adds new languages to Gboard keyboard app for Android
Google has just confirmed that its Gboard for Android application now supports more than 300 language varieties, covering 74% of the world's population – quite an impressive achievement for a keyboard app.

But that's not all, as Google announced Gboard has been updated with Chinese (both traditional and simplified) and Korean – plus twenty additional languages. Apparently, these were the top two languages that users asked to be added to the keyboard app, and Google delivered.

Google also said that it's equally focused on making sure lesser-known languages, such as Manx and Maori, are represented in the keyboard, so it's not just Chinese and Korean that received the search giant's full attention.

If you're using Gboard and your language hasn't been added to the Android app yet, rest assured that Google will implement it at some point.

source: Google

FEATURED VIDEO

3 Comments

1. gdawilson

Posts: 297; Member since: Jul 21, 2014

That's cool they added Maori. I live in NZ so when I spell my name in Maori it shouldn't say I've spelled it wrong...hopefully XD

2. duckofdeath unregistered

I switched to SwiftKey from Swype this week and I'm amazed that there aren't more rage incidents everywhere. Wow, SwiftKey can barely track a single frigging word other than the most commonly used up-to-5-letter ones. So much manual typing... ... And unfortunately for the morally corrupt Google, selling ad views for hate speech while laughing about it, Google apps are banned on my Samsung. So, it see like I'm stuck with manually typing words like it's 1999. :P

3. kkmkk

Posts: 699; Member since: May 06, 2013

the best keyboard IMO

Latest Stories

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at https://www.parsintl.com/phonearena or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit https://www.parsintl.com/ for samples and additional information.