How to Adjust Android Keyboard Size?

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If you are an Android user, you may have experienced the issue of your keyboard getting smaller. This can be frustrating and can affect your typing accuracy. Fortunately, there are ways to fix this issue and adjust your keyboard to your liking.

The first step to fixing your keyboard size is to go to your device’s settings. Once you are there, navigate to the General Management section. From there, you can select the Language and Input option. This option will allow you to customize your keyboard settings.

Once you have selected the On-Screen Keyboard option, you can choose the keyboard whose size you want to change. From there, you can adjust the size of your keyboard by pinching the screen with two fingers. This will make the keyboard smaller or larger based on your needs.

If you want to further customize your keyboard size, you can tap on the Resize icon located in the bottom center of the keyboard layout. This will display resizing lines with colors that are the same as the enter key. From there, you can tap on the resizing lines, hold, and drag toward the corners or center of the layout to zoom in or out the keyboard’s width and height.

It is important to note that some users prefer the smaller keyboard as it allows for better control or one-handed use. However, if you find that the smaller keyboard is affecting your typing accuracy, the above steps can help you adjust it to your liking.

The Android keyboard getting smaller can be an annoying issue, but it is easily fixable. By navigating to your device’s settings and adjusting your keyboard size, you can customize it to your needs. Remember to experiment with different sizes to find the one that works best for you.

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How Do I Change My Android Keyboard Back To Normal Size?

To change the size of your Android keyboard back to its normal size, you can follow these steps:
1. Open the Settings app on your Android device.
2. Scroll down and select the “System” option.
3. Tap on “Languages & input” and then select “Virtual keyboard.”
4. Choose the keyboard that you’re currently using and then select “Size.”
5. Adjust the size of the keyboard by moving the slider left or right.
6. Once you’ve set the size to your liking, press “OK” to save the changes.

Alternatively, you can also change the size of the keyboard by using a pinch-to-zoom gesture while typing. Simply place two fingers on the keyboard and then move them apart to make the keyboard larger, or move them closer together to make it smaller.

Why Has My Keyboard Gotten Smaller?

There are several reasons why your keyboard may have become smaller. One of the most common reasons is accidental activation of the keyboard resizing feature, where you pinch the keyboard with two fingers to make it smaller. This feature is designed to allow users to have better control over the keyboard or use it with one hand. Another reason could be a software update that has changed your keyboard settings, including the size. It is also possible that you have installed a new app that has changed your keyboard settings. Whatever the reason may be, you can easily resize your keyboard by pinching it with two fingers and expanding it to the desired size. Alternatively, you can also go to your keyboard settings and adjust the size settings as per your preference.

How Do I Get My Text Keyboard Back To Normal?

To get your text keyboard back to normal on your device, you can follow these simple steps. Firstly, go to the Settings app on your device. Then, scroll down and select the option “System”. Next, select “Languages & input”. Under the “Keyboards” section, select “On-screen keyboard”. You will then see a list of keyboards that are currently installed on your device. Select the keyboard that you want to use and toggle the button to the “On” position. This will enable the keyboard and you can start using it immediately. If you are still experiencing issues, you may need to restart your device or check for any updates that may be available for your keyboard.

Why Is My Google Keyboard So Small?

The size of the Google keyboard may appear small on your device due to various reasons. One of the primary reasons could be the default settings applied on your device that may have set the keyboard size to a smaller scale. Additionally, the screen size of your device may also be a factor that affects the size of the keyboard. If you have a smaller screen size, the keyboard may appear smaller in proportion. However, you can easily resize the Google keyboard to a larger size by tapping on the “Resize” icon located at the bottom center of the keyboard layout. Upon tapping, resizing lines will appear on the corners and center of the keyboard, which can be dragged and adjusted accordingly to increase or decrease the width and height of the keyboard.


Adjusting the size of the keyboard on your Android device can be easily done by accessing the Language and Input option in the General Management settings. However, if you accidentally pinch the keyboard with two fingers, it may become smaller. While some people may prefer the smaller size for better control or one-handed use, it can be resized by tapping the “Resize” icon in the bottom center of the keyboard layout and dragging the resizing lines toward the corners or center of the layout. With these simple steps, you can easily adjust the size of your Android keyboard to suit your preferences and needs.

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Sanjeev Singh

Sanjeev is the tech editor at DeviceMAG. He has a keen interest in all things technology, and loves to write about the latest developments in the industry. He has a passion for quality-focused journalism and believes in using technology to make people's lives better. He has worked in the tech industry for over 15 years, and has written for some of the biggest tech blogs in the world. Sanjeev is also an avid photographer and loves spending time with his family.