Simple Keyboard

3.9
8.1K reviews
1M+
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Content rating
Everyone
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About this app

This keyboard is created for those who only need a keyboard and nothing more.

To enable the keyboard:
* Open "Simple Keyboard" from your launcher
* Enable the Simple Keyboard (default system warning about tracking will be shown)
* Switch to Simple Keyboard from current Input Method (differs between keyboards, usually long-press space)
* To edit Simple Keyboard settings long-press "," or open system Settings, Languages & Input, Simple Keyboard.
* You can enable/disable all the input methods in Settings, Languages & Input, Manage Keyboards (differs between phones)

Features:
* Small size (<1MB)
* Adjustable keyboard height for more screen space
* Number row
* Swipe space to move pointer
* Delete swipe
* Custom theme colors
* Minimal permissions (only Vibrate)
* Ads-free

Features it doesn't have and probably will never have:
* Emojis
* GIFs
* Spell checker
* Swipe typing

Application is open-source (link in the bottom of store page). Licensed under Apache License Version 2.
Updated on
Feb 15, 2022

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3.9
8.1K reviews
Corwin Watts
January 2, 2021
I've been using simple keyboard on two different devices for years. It works quiye well, uses very few resources and the baic cutomizations are enough for me. Though, I'd like an easier way to customize the colors, as my fingers are a bit inaccurate. I'd recommend it as a great alternative to the various kitchen sink keyboards.
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Jesus Francisco
October 7, 2021
Just fantastic. I only now realized how much space gboard was taking up for the last 2 years, full of nonsense features I NEVER used. Plus I found the amount of User Data it needed was bizarre for a FLIPPING keyboard. Just swapped it out with this, set the Material Light Border theme, and it feels like nothing's changed. I'm definetely making typos a bit more, but I'll adjust eventually. Seriously, I can not thank you enough for this app.
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Jess Dale Costa
September 13, 2018
It works, it's well designed, attractive and it's secure. The only similarly minimal, secure and functional keyboard I tried was also buggy, almost useless and truly ugly. I don't want anything but a keypad sometimes. I have a full featured keyboard, this is perfect as an alternative light "nothing whatsoever except" keyboard. No bloat, no features I don't want or need, and it doesn't "correct" words I don't want corrected, cute resource gobbling complexities or space wasting databases. I like it just as it is.
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What's new

Dynamic theme colors (Android 12+ only)
Bug fixes