Google keyboard for Android gets live translation update so you no longer have to excuse your French

Google keyboard for Android gets live translation update so you no longer have to excuse your French
One could do a lot worse than choosing to stick with Google's stock Android keyboard, so we understand if you are a happy user. We also have great news for you – Big G has updated the keyboard with Google Translate integration and predicative emoji support. As you start typing, the Google Translate technology will instantly output your phrase in a language of your choice. This greatly simplifies your attempts at multi-lingual communication.

What's more, emoji and moving GIFs can be chosen straight from the predictive text section instead of having to go inside the alternative keyboard view. And to finish things off, Google has added scenic backgrounds that change dynamically as time goes. The visuals do their part in freshening up the keyboard's interface.

If you have Gboard installed, the update should be arriving anytime now. If not, feel free to try out the app by downloading it from this link.

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4 Comments

1. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

I've updated to the latest Google keyboard, and I'm impressed. The new features work as advertised.

2. joeytaylor

Posts: 957; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

Does it work in apps .....or what.....im curious....or just messaging

3. gdawilson

Posts: 299; Member since: Jul 21, 2014

Hmm, should be interesting to test this out! I wonder if this will translate say French to English, if a mate texts you something in French...

4. therealestmc

Posts: 679; Member since: Jul 23, 2012

Google needs to bring to the iPhone Gboard app. I am sure it will come in the future. I use the Google keyboard exclusively on the iPhone now.

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