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Tech & Science Google's Gboard can now search emoji, stickers and GIFs at once

15:11  21 february  2018
15:11  21 february  2018 Source:   engadget.com

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Gboard is making it easier to look for the perfect emoji , sticker and GIF in one go -- at least for beta testers on Android. As 9to5 google reports, the keyboard So, if you search for a smiley face, it brings up all the emoji , all the stickers and all the GIFs you can use at the same time.

Google is now indexing emoji sticker packs in the Gboard Stickers Search for GIFS and Emojis . This was the most anticipated feature for me. With Gboard you can now highlight and delete multiple words at once .

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Gboard is making it easier to look for the perfect emoji, sticker and GIF in one go -- at least for beta testers on Android.

As 9to5google reports, the keyboard's latest beta update adds a "Search all media" option that surfaces all the results it has on offer that corresponds to your query. So, if you search for a smiley face, it brings up all the emoji, all the stickers and all the GIFs you can use at the same time. To find the new search bar, tap on the Google icon, then any of the other icons that pop up and then the search button that appears on the bottom left-hand part of the keyboard.

In addition to the new search function, Gboard beta version 7.0.2 also adds support for Korean and Chinese languages. Japanese, which first went live on beta version 6.7 but was pulled back down, is now also available in Preferences under Languages. Simply tap on the Google icon, go to More options, click on Settings and add a new keyboard under Languages. You will have to join the keyboard's beta program to be able to access all these new features. Once you are, you'll only need to update your app on Google Play to be able quick-search for graphics and animations you can use to flood your friends with.

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