[Guide]- How Do I Restore Keyboard On Android Phone?

Stock keyboards on Android are great to use but people generally prefer some other third-party keyboards. It either is a matter of customization or want a new layout or something else. Users want to switch their old Android keyboard and want some attractive ones.

In fact, switching to a new keyboard does not take much time but sometimes, these third party keyboards are not impressive for several users. At that moment, users want to switch to their old keyboard.

If you are also in the same situation and looking for how to change Andriod keyboard back to normal then this blog is definitely for you. Here I am going to guide you on how to change keyboard settings on Andriod and also how to restore keyboard on Android phone.

So let’s read this blog completely…

How To Download A New Keyboard For Your Android?

When you want to change the keyboard settings on Android from default to other then you have to download it from Google Play Store. Here I am taking an example of SwiftKey Keyboard.

Here are the steps to follow:

Open Google Play Store and search for the keyboard you want and download it. After you have installed it, move to Settings on your device.

Under Settings > click on the “Language and Input” option. This option may be available under “System” in some phones.

After you click on the “Language and Input” option, click on “Virtual Keyboard” or in “Current Keyboard”.

Now click on “Manage Keyboard” to see the latest keyboard installed. Here you will see the keyboard that you have installed but in disable form. Simply toggle on just next to the keyboard name to enable

Here you will get a warning message that tells you about the keyboard that will collect all text you type. Simply tap on OK and move to “Virtual Keyboard” settings again

Now your new keyboard is installed successfully and enabled and only you have to select it as a default.

Click on Swiftkey keyboard to get the installer and once setup is done, click on “Select Swiftkey

There you will see a dialog box named “Change Keyboard” with the default keyboard. Click on Swiftkey keyboard to opt it

Now you are done all settings and its ready to use. Now click on “Get Better Predictions” to go to Settings on Swiftkey. Here on the next screen, you will be asked to sign in with Google account but its an option method.

After that, you will land on Swiftkey’s settings and you can customize the keyboard, and once satisfied, just exit from the settings.

Note– Downloading a new keyboard for Android phones is a risk to your phone, so it is suggested to download it from any reliable source.

How To Restore Keyboard On Android Phone?

After you have installed the keyboard on Android phones, it happens that you don’t like it and want your old keyboard. That’s not difficult to do, here is how to change Android keyboard back to normal.

Click on Settings > move down to Personal and then Language & Input option

Then move down to Keyboard & Input Methods option for keyboards list installed on your Android phone along with the active one

Here to switch keyboards, click on the Default option and select among the installed and active keyboards.

Even you can click on button just next to the installed keyboard to change its settings. Click on the Settings button for Google keyboard > click on Appearance & layouts > Theme to change look and feel of stock Android keyboard.

Remember that the options will be different from other and depend on type of keyboard you are using. It means to say that Google keyboard settings are totally different.

Note– The settings mentioned above are based on devices running on “Stock” Android version 4.4.4 (Kitkat).

So this is the best way to reset Android keyboard back to normal.

How Do I Restore The Keyboard On My Samsung Phone?

If you own a Samsung phone and want to change keyboard back to normal then here are steps to follow:

Step 1: First, open “Apps” on your Samsung phone

Step 2: Then click on Settings option

There you will see several settings on your phone

Step 3: Now move down unless you see the “Language and Input” option and open it

Step 4: After that, click on “Samsung keyboard” under keyboard and input preferences

Now you can see all the above options on the phone screen

Step 5: Next, click on “Reset settings” under other settings

There you will see two options on screen: one is reset keyboard settings while other is clear personalize data

Step 6: Now click on “Reset keyboard settings

There you will see below screen on Android phone

Step 7: Again click on the “Reset” option

Here you will see “Keyboard settings reset” on phone and all your keyboard settings will be cleared and it will become as a new one.

People also ask:

How do I change my keyboard on my Samsung?

Here are the steps to change the keyboard on Samsung phones.

  • Click on Apps icon from Home screen
  • Then click on Settings > General Management
  • After that, click on Language and input
  • Now click on Default keyboard
  • Then tick on Samsung keyboard

That’s it…

How to change keyboard mode on Samsung?

Samsung Galaxy phone users have three different keyboard modes that make it easy to type. Here is what you have to do:

Go to the app that uses a keyboard and open the keyboard. Now click on Expand toolbar and click on Modes

Even you can click on Settings > look for Language and input. Now click On-screen keyboard and choose the Samsung keyboard.  Next click on Style and layout > click on Modes

You can select from Standard keyboard, One-handed keyboard, and floating keyboard.

How to change keyboard settings on Samsung?

Samsung users can easily customize the default keyboard. From its settings, you can change layout, language, size, themes, feedback, and others.

Just go to Settings > look for Language and input and click On-screen keyboard. After that, click on the Samsung keyboard. And from here, you can do the changes you want on the keyboard.


So this blog completely describes how to restore keyboard on Android phones without any problem. It usually happens that many users dont like third party keyboards after some time and they want to restore to its default settings. After reading this blog, I hope the steps will help you to change Android keyboard back to normal along with Samsung phones.