How to activate and remove the floating keyboard of WhatsApp

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If you use a lot of social networks or messaging clients like WhatsApp on your Smartphone, you know the importance of having the keyboard well configured on your phone. Indeed, in The Power Of The Green Android we have already made many tutorials talking about the subject, such as how to put the, change the keyboard language, put the big keys, write fractions or even put the @. Today, however, we are going to talk about a trick that is not talked about much and that is, did you know you can activate a floating keyboard in WhatsApp? Well, then you will learn how to enable it or even remove it if you accidentally activate it by mistake.



What do I need to activate floating keyboard on WhatsApp?

To enable this mode, you will need to download a virtual keyboard for whatsapp, below we leave you 2 direct links to the most used keyboards on mobiles:

  • Quick key
  • Gboard

In this tutorial we will focus about enabling a virtual keyboard in WhatsApp using the Swiftkey application, however, you can follow these instructions to activate it in Gboard as well as the steps are very similar.

How to activate a floating keyboard in WhatsApp step by step 2022

The first thing we have to do is open a Chat conversation and display the virtual keyboard, once it is visible we have to click on the 3 horizontal lines at the top right.

In this way all the available options will be displayed, since among all, the only one that interests us is «Mode» which is located just at the top right.


Here we can choose different types of configuration, such as activating one-handed, full or keyboard mode mobile devices, we all activate the latter.


Now we can move and position the virtual keyboard along the screen simply by sliding it with our finger.


How to remove WhatsApp mobile keyboard fast and easy 2022

It is possible that you have accidentally activated this special mode and want to know how to turn it off, why turn off floating virtual keyboard for WhatsApp it's as simple as following these steps:

  1. Click on the bottom of the keyboard (on the 2 horizontal lines).
  2. Slide it to anchor it down.

And so it was, I hope I helped you, if you have any questions you can always leave me a comment and I will try to answer as soon as possible. Don't forget to share this article with your social networks, it would help me a lot to keep creating more content like this… Thanks!


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