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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Switch Between Keyboards in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

When you're installing a third-party keyboard in your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, such as when you cannot find a feature you need in the default Samsung keyboard or just want to try another keyboard, you'll be asked to set the keyboard as the default keyboard so you can directly use it to type once the installation process is completed. If needed, you can switch between those multiple keyboards so you can easily choose which keyboard you want to use with according to your need.


How to switch between keyboards?
As the example, we'll change the default keyboard from a third-party keyboard to the Samsung keyboard by using two different methods: from the settings menu and from an app or screen where you can enter text.

Method #1: From the settings menu
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap at the top right to go to the settings menu.
Scroll down to the screen to find Language and input and then tap it.
Tap Default keyboard and t…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Enable or Disable High Contrast Keyboards Feature in Samsung Keyboard in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

If you're a low vision user or have difficulty when typing with the default Samsung keyboard size and colours, you can enable the high contrast keyboards feature to have your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge adjusts the size of the Samsung keyboard and change its colours to increase contrast between the keys and the background so you can see the keys with ease and type better.


How to enable or disable the high contrast keyboards feature in the Samsung keyboard?
As the example, we'll turn on or off this feature by using two different methods: from the Samsung keyboard settings and from the accessibility menu.

Method #1: From the Samsung keyboard settings
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap at the top right to go to the settings menu.
Scroll down to the screen to find Language and input and then tap it.
Tap Samsung keyboard.
Alternatively, when you're entering text, you can quickly go to the Samsung keyboard settings by long tapp…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Manage and Use Text Shortcuts Feature in Samsung Keyboard in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

When the predictive text feature in your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is enabled, you can use the text shortcuts feature to speed up the way you type with the Samsung qwerty keyboard by creating shortcuts for your frequently used sentences or phrases. When you're typing one of your shortcuts, the preset sentence assigned to the shortcut will be displayed in the predicted text bar so you can manually or automatically replace that shortcut with the assigned phrase with ease.


How to manage the text shortcuts feature in the Samsung keyboard?
Assuming that the predictive text feature is enabled, you can add or delete text shortcuts in the Samsung keyboard by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap at the top right to go to the settings menu.
Scroll down to the screen to find Language and input and then tap it.
Tap Samsung keyboard. Alternatively, when you're entering text, you can quickly go to the Samsung key…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Adjust Samsung Keyboard Size in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

The size of the Samsung keyboard in your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is adjustable, means that you can adjust its height and/or width to fit your need. If needed, you can set it to a bigger size if you have difficulty when typing with small keys, or to a smaller size if you'd like to have more space for the text field so you can easily review the text you have written, or to be at the left or right side of the screen depending on your dominant hand so you can easily type with this keyboard using one hand.


How to adjust the size of the Samsung keyboard?
You can do so by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap at the top right to go to the settings menu.
Scroll down to the screen to find Language and input and then tap it.
Tap Samsung keyboard.
Alternatively, when you're entering text, you can quickly go to the Samsung keyboard settings by long tapping the key in the left side of the space bar and then tap…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Enable or Disable Number Keys in Samsung Keyboard in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

The default Samsung keyboard in your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge has an option that will let you enable or disable the number keys. For more convenient usage, you can enable this option to have your phone displays the number keys in the different row on the keyboard so you can enter numbers simply by tapping the required number key. However, you can also disable this option to have your phone displays the number keys in the same row with the "qwerty" row on the keyboard if you'd like to have more space for the text field when entering text.


How to enable or disable the number keys in the Samsung keyboard?
You can do so by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap at the top right to go to the settings menu.
Scroll down to the screen to find Language and input and then tap it.
Tap Samsung keyboard.
Alternatively, when you're entering text, you can quickly go to the Samsung keyboard settings by lo…