How to search for emojis and GIFs in Android Gboard Keyboard
How to search for emojis and GIFs in Android Gboard Keyboard

Emojis and GIFs put life to our communication. They add an additional layer to the way we interact with our family and buddies via text or instant messages. While emojis has been an integral part of the Gboard Keyboard app, Google added an extra option to search them as well as offers the GIF integration in its latest update. Now, you can search for emojis and GIFs in Android Gboard Keyboard.

Apart from its search option, Android Gboard Keyboard includes all the standard features of Google’s keyboard such as autocorrect and text predictions, voice dictation and glide typing that allows you to slide your finger from letter to letter rather than tapping.

As an added bonus, Gboard utilizes the machine learning technology to make your typing easier and faster than ever before. Also, you can type in multiple languages within the same conversation. This multilingual capability allows you to search GIF and emoji on Gboard in any language you like.

Search for emojis and GIFs in Android Gboard Keyboard

If you’re using the latest update of Google Keyboard named Gboard, then you’d have seen that the emoji keyboard has got a makeover. When you tap on the small face to jump into the emojis’ section, you’ll see a new option at the top: Search Emoji. Tap on it to search for emojis and GIFs in Android’s Gboard app

Search emoji

If you know what type of emoji you want, simply start typing its description to get your desired emoji. It’s very easy and fast

emoji

With Gboard for Android, you can also search and send GIFs rather than emojis. To do so, merely tap on the GIF button appearing at the bottom of the emoji keyboard

GIFs

Once done, the app provides you a list of available GIFs. You can choose anyone you like to send

select gif

In case you’re looking for a specific GIF, then you can use its search option, resting just above all the GIFs. Tap on the Search GIFs button to search for GIFs in Gboard for Android

search GIF

The app will look for the GIF you search. Browsing through many popular services, including Imgur, Giphy, and even Tumblr, it displays all the results right in the keyboard section. When you find the perfect GIF, tap on it to push it into the message box. You can also add some text on the GIF if you want

Send GIF

So, this was all you need to know to search for emojis and GIFs in Android Gboard Keyboard. Now, it’s time for some practical, grab your Android device, install Gboard keyboard app, and send your desired emojis and GIFs to your friends.

Read more: How to share your location with others on Android

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