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Android L keyboard available as standalone app in the Play Store

Written by Andre Yoskowitz @ 29 Jun 2014 1:10 User comments (2)

Android L keyboard available as standalone app in the Play Store

As part of the upcoming Android L refresh, Google changed the visual design of the operating system, as well, going with the new "Material" interface.
As part of the Material update has come a makeover of the stock Google keyboard, which promises to be faster and better predictive than previous iterations.

Unfortunately for most, Android L is not available until later this year but Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 owners can flash a developer preview and so tons of screenshots and code have been released for the new OS. Fans of the new keyboard look are in luck, as well, as a developer has ported the keyboard without mod as a standalone app that can be downloaded from the Google Play Store.

When you install it, you will be run through a three step process to have it set as your default input device, and you can choose from a couple of colors including "Material" (navy blue) to your liking.

We have tested it out (on a Nexus 5 without L's developer preview), and it does work fast and it certainly looks nice with its minimalist key design.

Get the app here: Android L Keyboard

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2 user comments

129.6.2014 16:30

looks very clean and simple.

229.6.2014 23:09

Welcome to "L" mhahahahaha.

Just kidding... just wanted to get in first. :)

Its a lot easier being righteous than right.

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