Google's keyboard app is my favorite to this date and it has got a handy new feature that anyone would appreciate - a smart clipboard like the one found in Windows 10's October 2018 edition release. Users running Gboard's newest beta update available on the Google Play Store, including the stable channel, can all try out this feature on their Android devices by keeping the app up-to-date. First, let's take a look at the release notes and later on continue with our overview part.
- Clipboard (Beta): Quick access to your favorite snippets
- Unlist versions targeted to KitKat
- 60+ language varieties, including: Alsatian, Ambonese, Balti, Cape Verdean Creole, Duri, Ghanaian Pidgin, Hawu, IPA, Jula, Kambaata, Kankanaey, Kui, Lama, Lepcha, Makassar Malay, Melanau, Moba, Muna, Nauruan, Pa’O Karen, Pamona, Réunion Creole, Sgaw
This new clipboard implementation carries over options like pinning phrases and keeping records of everything that you have copied recently. It can be enabled by hitting the arrow button where is the suggestions row and then dragging the 'Clipboard' shortcut to the easy access bar up top. By tapping on the 'Clipboard' icon you will be greeted with a toggle to switch the feature on if you haven't already, and if you have, you will see a grid view with your clipboard history and pinned phrases. You can also easily edit them, move them up and down and add new ones to the list.
Another welcome addition in this release is the support for greater than 60 new languages alongside the new clipboard implementation. Make sure to apply for beta testing Gboard from our sign up section down below and keep following us for more news of this kind as well as a large volume of tips for testers.
Source: Google Play
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