We don't know very well why, but Google loves adding features to its apps by surprise and, overnight, remove them without the slightest warning. This happened with a tremendously useful function: the clipboard. Google introduced it on its Gboard keyboard thus greatly facilitating the transfer of texts from one application to another. A few days later he disappeared without saying goodbye. And now it appears again as if nothing had happened.
The clipboard reaches the Google keyboard: save everything you copied
Gboard has a new function that surely interests you: you can now access everything you copied on the mobile thanks to its integrated clipboard.
Do you usually use Gboard, the Google keyboard? If you missed that clipboard, which lasted less than a bottle of cold water in midsummer, you're in luck: has reactivated. And it works as expected, you can even edit all the copied items.
Google activates the clipboard in the latest version of Gboard
Just as it appeared in a new version released by Google, it now reappears with an update. It is active in the latest version of Gboard, which corresponds to the number 8.0. At the moment in beta, but you can install it without major complications; having at your fingertips the most essential clipboard ..
As with all the functions it incorporates Gboard natively, which are a few, the clipboard is accessed by the letter "G" that appears on the upper left of the keyboard. In the last beta it needs to be activated. And, once in operation, access can be facilitated by dragging the function icon to the direct functions of Gboard.
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To access the Google keyboard clipboard You must follow the following steps:
- Download the latest beta version of the keyboard.
- Click on the «G» of Google, above the Gboard keys.
- Go to the three points on the right.
- You will see the clipboard icon appear on the left. Click on it.
- Now you will have to activate the mentioned function: accept the message and you will see that the clipboard is put into operation.
- Now you can drag the clipboard icon to the Gboard shortcuts: This will save you a step when accessing the copied items.
Through the "new" clipboard option Gboard gives you access to all the texts you have been copying. You can order these items to access the important ones faster, you can remove some concrete and, in addition, you have the option to anchor them on top in order to have them always accessible: just keep pressing on any of the texts.
In addition to the reintroduction of the clipboard, Gboard adds new languages with the latest update. You can install it by accessing the Apk from Apk Mirror or updating the beta of the keyboard from the Play Store.