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Google updated its popular app Gboard.

Google has started rolling out Gboard version 8.3.6, which brings a number of new features for the popular keyboard app.

With the new update, Gboard will now support more than 200 languages through the handwriting input method. The update is available for download on the Google Play Store in India.

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While you should definitely try this new feature if you love writing over typing, you should first check if your preferred language is supported or not.

Other new things which have been included in this update include the ability to share language keyboard preferences with other Gboard users.


  • Adds recognition support for Corsican, Hawaiian, Kazakh, Luxembourgish, Samoan, Scottish Gaelic, Shona, Tajik, Uzbek, and Western Frisian.
  • Precision enhancements for several languages.
  • Adds support for additional Emoji.
  • Android N compatibility.
  • Various bug fixes.

This popular app apparently keeps on improving and gets more useful after each update that Google rolls out.

The Internet search giant Gboard has brought handwriting input support for more than 200 languages. If you are really will to try this handwriting input method all you have to do is open Gboard’s settings and select Languages to select your preferred language for handwriting input. Once you do this, add a keyboard next and select your preferred language. The handwriting input method will display on the screen for you to select only if your preferred language is supported. In the Google handwriting input, all listings show that it doesn’t support Amharic, Kölsch, and Maguindanao,

Not only this, Gboard users will now be able to share their language settings with other Gboard users so that the other person is effortlessly able to set up their app. Even though this feature is mentioned in the changelog, the app is available to download for iOS via the App Store, but right now it is only available for the beta version. The app also supports Android N so you can also install it on your Nexus devices.

Recently Google also added a feature for Deleting Searches and a revamped overflow menu with the update for its iOS app. In addition to this, the technology giant has also rolled out a beta version of Gboard for Android. Gboard also made some minor changes in the Beta Version 8.1 such as changed overflow screen and support for deleting the Gboard searches. The new Gboard overflow screen layout allows more icons and offers a better screen real estate than the earlier layout. The other feature is like deletion of Gboard searches which allows the users to long press on the search bar to enable the option of deleting searches.

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Komila Singhhttp://www.gadgetbridge.com
Komila is one of the most spirited tech writers at Gadget Bridge. Always up for a new challenge, she is an expert at dissecting technology and getting to its core. She loves to tinker with new mobile phones, tablets and headphones.


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