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How to change WhatsApp keyboard theme?

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You can enhance the appearance of your Whatsapp keyboard, making it more eye-catching and vibrant. Similar to adjusting various settings in Whatsapp, you can also change the keyboard settings. The keyboard is important in Whatsapp, playing a crucial role in your messaging experience. Selecting the appropriate theme for your keyboard ensures clear visibility of the alphabet, contributing to error-free chats.

This article discusses the steps to change the theme of the Whatsapp keyboard in a few simple and easy steps.

Also read: How to read encrypted Whatsapp messages?


Change the WhatsApp keyboard theme

Whatsapp doesn’t offer built-in options to change the keyboard theme directly within the app. However, depending on your phone’s operating system and the keyboard app, there are still ways to personalise your typing experience while chatting on Whatsapp. Here’s how to do it:

  • Open a chat on your Whatsapp and tap on the Message box to access the keyboard. Tap on the Gear icon at the top of the keyboard.
  • In settings, tap on the Theme option.
  • There are various options; you can use a picture from your phone, simple colours, landscapes and others as your keyboard theme. Tap to select the theme.
  • You will see how it looks on your keyboard, tap on the Apply button, you can also disable keyboard borders for your keyboard.

It will change the keyboard theme for Whatsapp and all apps on your device.


Change the keyboard theme from Settings

Another way to change the keyboard theme is from the settings; here’s how to change the theme through settings:

  • Open the Settings on your phone, scroll down and tap on System.
  • Tap on the Languages & input.
  • Under the Keyboards section, tap on the On-screen keyboard option.
  • Tap on the Gboard option.
  • In settings, tap on the Theme option.
  • There are various options, you can use a picture from your phone, simple colours, landscapes and others as your keyboard theme. Tap to select the theme.
  • You will see how it looks on your keyboard, tap on the Apply button, you can also disable keyboard borders for your keyboard.

Also read: How to read encrypted Whatsapp messages?

Akash Singh

Akash Singh

Akash is a law graduate who likes to go for bike rides on the weekends soul-searching for answers to his many existential questions. You can contact him here: singhakash95@pm.me

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