The great thing about Android as a platform is its ability to be customised. Be it the launcher, themes or the keyboard, you can customise just about anything on an Android smartphone. With this post, we share the Top 5 Android Keyboard Apps. As there are a lot of keyboards in the Google Play Store, it is tough to get the best one you need on your smartphone. So, we have listed Top 5 Android Keyboard apps that we think are best for users.

1. G-Board by Google

Until the last couple of weeks, it was known as Google Keyboard, Finally after launching on iOS initially in June. G-Board comes with Built-in Google search, Gif support. Also, this app comes with optional dedicated number row. You can search for an emoji, without leaving the app. Google Keyboard(now, G-Board) is one of all time favourite for a lot of users across the globe. It is brilliant keyboard app and must try for Gif and Emoji lovers.                                 

                                    Play Store Ratings: 4.1/5

2. Fleksy Gif Keyboard

One of the most customizable Keyboard App, It comes with a lot of themes, has support for Gif’s and it supports 42 different languages. It comes with QWERTY, AZERTY, QWERTZ, even DVORAK or Colemak layout support. Swipe and gesture are also supported here. It’s free to download and comes with in-app purchases if you need more themes. You can customise the Keyboard size between Original, small or Tiny. Also, you can add extensions like favourite apps, number row, shortcuts and many other from the setting, overall it’s an excellent keyboard with a lot of customization option available.

                                                                        Play Store Ratings: 4.4/5


One of the most popular Keyboard apps, SwitfKey is now fully free app without any in-app purchases (Previously most of were paid Themes), now you will get all the Themes for Free of cost. It has over 50 Million Download in Google Play store. It has superb word prediction and Auto correction. Therefore it is one of the best keyboard ever. It also comes with Gesture support, Cloud Sync, a lot of themes, keyboard customization, a number row, and more. It supports more than 100 languages. It also comes with  Emoji keyboard – learns and predicts your favourite emoticons.

                                                                           Play Store Ratings: 4.5/5


This keyboard is a newcomer to the Keyboard world, one of the most popular in recent times too!! This Keyboard comes with Typing, Swiping, Night mode, Keyboard resizing and many Themes. It supports many languages including 15+ Indian languages. This app allows you to choose numerous styles and fonts to personalise your experience. Other features include One Hand Mode and Split Layout. Another unique feature of this Keyboard is that you can actually control what you are typing by moving your finger on the space bar.

                                 Play Store Ratings: 4.4/5

5. Minumm

This is definitely one of the unique keyboard App we have seen, It comes with the standard keyboard, like many others on the list. But what makes it standout is the minimde, that makes this keyboard as small as your thumb size. Users can choose from 3 different  keyboard layouts—such as “QWERTZ,” “AZERTY,” “A-Z.” It comes with smart word prediction and also smart emoji feature. You will take some time to get into this keyboard, but once you get it, this will be your favourite one for sure. The app is available for 30 Day free trail, later you will have to pay INR 192.62 to get full access.

                                                                         Play Store Ratings: 4.3/5

That was our list of the Top 5 Android Keyboard Apps of 2016, try them and let us know which one did you like the most in the comments section below or tweet to us.

Fell in love with Android OS from the day I bought my first Smartphone in 2013. A budding Android Developer. Love to write about Android, Tech, and Smartphones. Technology enthusiast addicted to my smartphone, I love clicking photos with my smartphone, traveling and listening to music. Currently using a OnePlus 6T and Ticwatch S.