Easily Share GIFs and Search Emojis in Gboard
Easily Share GIFs and Search Emojis in Gboard
 

Gboard is the revised version of Google Keyboard and is one of the best Keyboards available for Android. This new keyboard is fully integrated with Google search, GIF search, and emoji search. Gboard was first launched on iOS around six months before the launch of Android version happened. In Gboard, Google included its search feature in the Google Keyboard app instead of creating a new application.

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In the new improved Gboard app, you just have to click on Google logo to start searching the web.

Google Search in Gboard
Google Search in Gboard

This feature comes handy when you want to share your search results as now you can directly search for addresses, articles, restaurants, and weather and share it using your Gboard without the need for switching tabs. Gboard generally comes preinstalled on most of the Android devices. One of the features of Gboard is to share GIF’s and search emoji in Gboard. Here’s how to do so.

Search and Share Emoji in Gboard

If you want to search and share Emojis in Gboard, follow the below steps:

  1. Launch the app in which you want to share a emoji.
  2. Click on the text box to open Gboard.
  3. Press on the Smiley button present between comma and spacebar.

    Click on Smiley button
    Click on Smiley button
  4. You will see “search emoji”.

    Search for an Emoji
    Search for an Emoji
  5. Tap on it.
  6. Search any term in the search bar. For eg. “Happy”.

    Search for an Emoji using a term for example "Happy"
    Search for an Emoji using a term for example “Happy”
  7. All emojis related to the keyboard happy will appear.
  8. Choose the appropriate one.
  9. Click send.

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Search and share GIF’s in Gboard

If you want to search for GIF’s and share them, follow the below steps:

  1. Launch the app in which you want to send a GIF.
  2. Click on the text box to open a keyboard.
  3. Click on smiley button present between comma and spacebar button.

    Click on Smiley button
    Click on Smiley button
  4. In the emoji screen, you will see a GIF button. Click on it.
  5. Select a GIF from various categories. If you can’t find one, you can even search for it.

    Click on GIF and choose an appropriate GIF of your choice
    Click on GIF and choose an appropriate GIF of your choice
  6. After choosing a GIF, press send.

Note: Not all apps support GIF search and share. At present below-listed apps are supported:

  1. Google Hangouts
  2. Google Allo
  3. Google Messenger
  4. Twitter
  5. Slack
  6. Signal.

This list is over growing, so do come back to check the updated list.

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