Gboard’s real-time grammar checker is now available on all Android devices thanks to Google

Gboard's real-time grammar checker is now available on all Android devices thanks to Google

Tech Highlights:

  • When Grammar Check detects a grammatical blunder, it will underline the error in blue and make suggestions on how to fix the error. The feature can be disabled via Gboard’s settings menu. Promoting Grammar Check, Google says,”More than just a spell check, the new grammar correction feature on Gboard works entirely on your device to detect grammatical errors and offer suggestions to help you bring your thoughts to life.” Originally available on the Pixel 6 series, Google broadened the release to include all compatible Pixel models in February before giving users of all non-Pixel Android phones the opportunity to create bullet-proof sentences.

  • Gboard’s Grammar Check is no longer limited to Pixel models; Google is making it available for other Android devices as well. No, the feature will not conduct a virtual welfare check on your grandmother in Boca Raton, but it will notify you in real time if you failed to place a comma in the proper spot or if you put a comma where one does not belong. Consider it Google’s equivalent of the Grammarly app.

In this example, Grammar Check underlines the wrong use of the word Your suggesting a replacement. The replacement is tapped and the sentence is automatically fixed – Google brings Gboard’s real-time Grammar Check to all Android devices. In this example, Grammar Check underlines the wrong use of the word Your suggesting a replacement. The replacement is tapped and the sentence is automatically fixed

To use Grammar check, make sure it is enabled on Gboard – Google brings Gboard’s real-time Grammar Check to all Android devices. To use Grammar check, make sure it is enabled on Gboard. Make sure that you have Grammar Check enabled on the Gboard app. to do that, open up Google Messages or any other app that uses Gboard. Tap on the gear icon to open the settings. From the list, tap on Text correction and scroll down to the bottom to see Grammar check. Make sure it is toggled on.

In the above example, an Android user texts a friend to remind him to move “you’re clock” ahead for Daylight Savings Time. The feature underlines in blue the word “you’re” since it is incorrectly used in this sentence. Tapping on the underlined word results in the suggestion to use the spelling “your” and tapping on that recommendation corrects the sentence by substituting “your” for “you’re.”

Two examples of what is being served up in the Emoji Kitchen – Google brings Gboard’s real-time Grammar Check to all Android devices Two examples of what is being served up in the Emoji Kitchen. Google also announced that it is adding 2,000 new combinations of emoji for the Emoji Kitchen. The latter is a library consisting of two emoji combined to convey your current emotions. Only Google designers are allowed to create these mashups and the Emoji Kitchen is closed to iOS users.

Also rolling out now is a new feature that converts text that a user has written and converts it into a sticker for use when messaging. This was announced as part of the March Feature Drop for Pixel phones and had been spotted by some redditors being tested by Google as far back as November.

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