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Top 5 Android Keyboards with a Clipboard

Gboard, Google’s keyboard app is usually pre-installed on most Android phones. However, and sadly, Gboard does not come with clipboard. Clipboard is a tool where your copied text is saved at for future use.

Yes, as mentioned earlier, Gboard does not save any clipboard items, but instead it allows you to access the last thing that you have copied. To access this, all you need to do is press and hold the text box.

If you are a Samsung user, you will find a clipboard function. In this function, you will be able to save up to 20 items. Unfortunately, if you change or switch from Samsung to another Android phone, surely you would miss this feature. Do not fret, however, as there are some keyboard apps which comes with a clipboard.

1. Chrooma Keyboard

This keyboard allows you to copy text and would automatically add it to Chrooma. Though this app does not allow you to edit or create manual clipboard, you will be able to pin clipboard items. To open your clipboard, all you need to do is follow the steps below:

– Tap plus icon found on the top left portion of your keyboard.

– Select clipboard icon. This icon looks like a paper clip.

2. Swiftkey Keyboard

This app is considered as one of the best in terms of being an alternative to Gboard. It comes with powerful clipboard with amazing features such as the ability to pin entries which means, your specific copied entries will never be removed from the clipboard. In addition to that, you could also sort your items by dragging them.

For you to be able to access the clipboard, all you need to do is tap the plus icon found on top left corner of your swiftkey keyboard. Tap on the clipboard icon. If you could not find the clipboard icon, tap on the three dot menu. Then, enable the clipboard.

Aside from the ability of saving automatically your copied texts, you could also be able to manually add new items. You could do this by selecting the add a new clip option found on clipboard settings. Just tap on the pencil icon found at the top-right corner. Another cool feature of this app is it could predict type and it supports multiple language and has different themes.

3. TouchPal Keyboard

TouchPal is another amazing keyboard app option and there are two ways to access clipboard in TouchPal. The first method is by tapping the cursor icon found on the top left corner of your keyboard. The second method is by going to TouchPal setting icon found on the top center of your keyboard. Through TouchPal Keyboard app, you will be able to access all important features except for the pin feature.

Through this app, you will be able to edit your copied clips, create new entries manually and create shortcuts. You could also swipe type, use the powerful text prediction, separate number row and voice typing as well. TouchPal also supports multiple languages.

4. AI.Type Keyboard

Ai.type keyboard allows its users to edit clipboard entries. The downside of this app is that it does not have the ability to pin your clipboard entries. It cannot also create shortcuts. Though this is the case, you could manually create your clipboard entries.

To open your clipboard, tap the three bar horizontal lines menu found on top left corner of your keyboard. Select clipboard. If you wish to edit your entries, all you need to do is tap the Edit icon and you are good to go to add new or edit your previous entries.

AI.type keyboard has amazing features as well such as emoji and word prediction, swipe type and numerous themes.

5. Hitap Keyboard

Hitap is another amazing and impressive keyboard app. It offers pin feature, ability to create new entries, allows its users to select and copy words from phrases and translate entries using icons found at the bottom of the clipboard. To access clipboard, all you need to do is hit the clipboard icon found on top of your keyboard.

Conclusion

Having an app that lets you access your clipboard content is very convenient in many ways. Aside from the apps listed above, we also recommend Clipper , ClipKey and Native Clipper.

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