BlackBerry Keyboard for Android brings Quick Modes and more

Rapid John
Posted on August 25, 2017, 8:58 pm
4 mins

BlackBerry has rolled out an update to their BlackBerry Keyboard for Android app, bringing Quick Modes, making it easier for you to toggle between multiple modes via a toolbar.

The usual minor enhancements and stability fixes are there as well.

The BlackBerry keyboard is arguably the best virtual keyboard that exists on Android.

The BlackBerry Keyboard includes a number of components that work together to deliver an optimal user input experience.

BlackBerry Keyboard brings:

  • A reinvented physical keyboard that optimizes accuracy, ergonomic comfort and precise control.
  • A market disrupting touch sensitive keyboard to help you get things done fast.
  • A complementary set of on-screen virtual keyboards for touch interaction and fast access to the most critical text elements
  • An intelligent input engine that allows the keyboard to learn and remember words you type often and then offer them as next-word suggestions.
  • A set of software capabilities that allows shortcuts to user-defined words and phrases, and more

Key Features:

  • Quick and easy creation of text with the renowned BlackBerry Keyboard, featuring auto correction, next word prediction and a Personal Dictionary.
  • More efficiency through learning and personalization. The keyboard gets more accurate over time as it learns your style and word selection.
  • Text Selection and Fine Cursor Control make it easy to format your work properly and give it a polished and professional appearance.
  • Settings that put you in control of your keyboard experience

What’s New

  • Quick Modes make it easier for you to toggle between multiple modes via a toolbar. These modes include:
    • Dictation Mode: Access to voice input and settings for dictating messages.
    • Emoji Mode: Quick entry to the emoji mode to select from hundreds of available emojis and the most recently used ones.
    • Text Selection Mode: Access to improved fine cursor control with a joystick-like controller to give you better maneuverability. Also, easily select, select all, cut, copy and paste text, URLs and emojis.
    • Clipboard Mode: An advanced clipboard which remembers all your copied text, URLs and emojis so you can easily paste previously copied content.
    • Password Keeper Integration: Easily enter your stored passwords in login fields, if you use the BlackBerry Password Keeper with its Autofill feature.
  • Minor enhancements and stability fixes
rapidmobile BlackBerry Keyboard for Android brings Quick Modes and more
rapidmobile BlackBerry Keyboard for Android brings Quick Modes and more

Updated: August 25, 2017
Category: Tools
Price: Free
Requirements: Android 5.0 +
Developer: BlackBerry
Contains Ads: No

Rapid John
Rapid John has a quarter of a century in programming for Government and Corporate bodies and is proficient in most major programming languages.  He is constantly running around showing us his latest bit of code and telling us how fantastic it is. (John we know). He is responsible for carrying out presentations to corporate and business customers and is a BlackBerry Elite.

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