Google extends keyboard with practical function

Google is drilling into Gboard: The well-known keyboard app has received a new feature that should provide more overview when copying and pasting text. This means that Android smartphone owners no longer need to access separate apps.

With more than 1 billion downloads, Gboard is one of the most popular apps on the Google Play Store. Not without reason, because the keyboard app from Google is far superior to many other third-party keyboards. With a new feature, Google is now further expanding its functional advantage.

Gboard for Android smartphones gets improved access to clipboard

The Google keyboard receives a improved access to the clipboard, as Android Police report. So far, Gboard has only suggested the most recently copied content for insertion. In the future, the user will receive a Access to a number of recently copied contentthat he has a the side-scrolling bar above the row of numbers can select. How this looks in practice, Android Police has shown in a GIF:

This is how the improved access to the clipboard should look like. Picture: Android Police.

Those who often copy and paste texts will certainly welcome this innovation. Google makes dealing with Copy and paste on Android smartphones somewhat more comfortable. Commendable: The new quick access to the clipboard is enabled by default. The clipboard history already available had to be activated by the user in the settings of the keyboard app. Separate apps that allow quick access to the clipboard are therefore no longer necessary.

So you get even more out of your keyboard :

Update is rolled out on the server side

The Gboard update with quick access to the clipboard is Server-side rolled outaccording to Android Police. Until the new function has reached all users of the keyboard app, so some time may pass. In addition to Gboard, there are other Android keyboards that advertise with a wide range of functions, such as SwitfKey. Which keyboards for Android smartphones are popular with us, you can see here: GIGA-Redaktion: Our 5 best Android keyboards.