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Color your Samsung keyboard with these customizations

One of the strengths of every Android smartphone, in this case the Samsung Galaxy, is that we can customize most of the aspect of its interface to our liking. Not only do we have the possibility of giving your wallpapers, menus, etc. a facelift, but we also have the ability to change the style of your keyboards to renew your image when and how we want.

In addition, the mobiles of the Korean firm have One UI, its own software layer that offers us different options, each one more interesting. Above all, because they add different alternatives that other brands do not have at first glance. So, in the event that you are tired of seeing the same design over and over again, these will be all the ways you will have available to change its design without having to download a third-party app. We will also leave you other recommendations to make this function more useful when you are chatting with someone.

Customize the Galaxy keyboard layout

Surely on some occasion you have ended up quite tired of seeing the same color of the buttons of your Galaxy every day, but do not worry, because you can change it easily and quickly. Although what is clear is that this tool that all mobile phones have today is the one, we use the most during the daily use we make on our smartphone. Therefore, sometimes it helps to give it a makeover to make it less monotonous.

Change the theme on your Samsung

One of the first options offered by the mobile phones of the Korean brand is to change the theme that we see continuously in this tool of their smartphones. However, they do not offer us many options, so later we will give you another little trick to customize it still to your liking. However, it is important to know how you can change it. To do this, we will have to follow the following steps:

  1. Go to your phone’s settings> General administration.
  2. Select the Language and input section.
  3. Tap on On-screen keyboard> Samsung keyboard.
  4. Then go to Design and response> Themes.

Once inside, we will find four options: clear, light solid, dark and dark solid. The first is the one that comes by default in all the smartphones of the brand, so we must choose the second option so that it is displayed with a darker tone and, in this way, get some customization, just as we were looking for. The difference with the solid option is that we will not see a box around the letter to differentiate it.

Use a more striking color

Also, as we said, we find among the One UI settings a function that will help us to give this tool another contrast. In this way, we will make it obtain a totally different color, with which we will further increase the customization possibilities of our Galaxy device. To achieve this, we will have to do the following:

  1. Enter your smartphone settings> Accessibility.
  2. Click on the section on Visibility improvements> High contrast keyboard.

When we are inside this section, we must activate the switch that appears next to the previous option. Once enabled in our Samsung, we will have the possibility to select the type that best suits our tastes. Among the alternatives offered by the brand we find these: Yellow, Black 1, Black 2 (the letter changes color to yellow) and Blue. So here it will be a free choice, since it will depend on the needs of each user.

Put the size you like best

Another way to make our tastes and the way we write this Samsung Galaxy tool even more accessible will be to change its size. And it is that after seeing how we can give it an image wash; it is time to discover how what are the steps to change its size so that it is easier for us when writing on our phone. Therefore, if you want to adjust it to other dimensions, you will have to follow a series of steps:

  1. Access any app to write.
  2. Click on the three points that appear in the upper right margin of this tool.
  3. Find and enter Keyboard size.

Once these previous steps have been carried out, it will let us adjust to the measure that we like the most. We can even reorder the toolbar to our liking if we press and drag the icons so that the different functions, we use the most are more within our reach. If in your case you do not have this bar, you will have to enable it as follows in the Style and design> Toolbar section. Once there, we will only have to enable its switch so that it is always visible to us.

Within this section, we can choose the one we like the most. Among the options that this tool on our phone will offer us are the following:

  • Floating mode: can be moved around the screen.
  • One hand mode: so that we can write using a single hand.
  • Standard mode: it is the one that comes by default on all Galaxy phones.

Keyboard alternatives for the Galaxy

And we will not only find the different settings that the software layer of the South Korean company offers us for this tool. Also, we can find other keyboard alternatives that have been preset for a few years on their smartphones, such as SwiftKey. In it, we will have the possibility of configuring it to our own style. However, the one that has been gaining the most popularity above Samsung’s own tool and SwiftKey’s has been Google’s Gboard. Many of the users who have tried both affirm that the comfort at the time of writing is superior. Therefore, the simple fact of having any of these alternatives on your Galaxy mobile can also be a sensible idea.

Maybe you were unaware of this type of configuration, but also within the different options that One UI offers us, we find the alternative of choosing the display mode that we prefer the most. With this, we will ensure that the view of this tool can change completely on our smartphone. If in your case you want another type of visualization, you should do this:

  1. Go to your phone’s settings> General administration.
  2. Select the Language and input section.
  3. Tap on On-screen keyboard > Samsung keyboard.
  4. Then go to Style & Design> Modes.

Spice up your conversations

Not only can we get to give a greater customization to this tool of our Samsung phone by changing its color, size or display, but we can also make it more useful for our daily conversations with our contacts. And it is that, with the passage of time, we have seen how emojis, stickers and GIFs have echoed among users. With this, the Korean phone company makes it easier for us so that we can use them constantly.

In this way, with the suggestion’s functions in this tool on our smartphone, we will be able to find the appropriate icons automatically according to the context of our conversations. So, it will be ideal to have it activated. If this is your case, you will have to follow the following steps:

  1. Go to your phone’s settings> General administration.
  2. Select the Language and input section.
  3. Tap on On-screen keyboard> Samsung keyboard.
  4. Then go into Smart Typing.

Once we have entered this section of the smartphone settings, we will have to activate the following switches: Suggest emojis and Suggest stickers. We can even choose the favorite sticker fonts.

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