How to Make Keyboard Bigger on Android

Charlotte Daniels

Android, Tutorials

Are you tired of straining your eyes to read the small text on your Android keyboard? Luckily, there’s a simple solution – you can make the keyboard bigger! In this tutorial, we’ll guide you through the steps to increase the size of your keyboard on Android.

Step 1: Accessing Keyboard Settings

If you want to change the size of your Android keyboard, you need to access the keyboard settings first. To do this, follow these steps:

  • Step 1.1: Open the Settings app on your Android device.
  • Step 1.2: Scroll down and tap on “System” or “System & Device,” depending on your device model.3: Look for and select “Languages & input” or “Language & input.”

Step 2: Selecting Your Keyboard

In this step, we’ll choose the keyboard that you want to modify. Different Android devices come with different pre-installed keyboards. You can select from options like Gboard, Samsung Keyboard, SwiftKey, or any other third-party keyboard app installed on your device.

  • Step 2.1: Tap on “Virtual Keyboard” or “On-screen Keyboard.”
  • Step 2.2: Look for and tap on the name of your preferred keyboard app.


If you’re using a third-party keyboard app, ensure that it’s already installed on your device before proceeding to Step 3.

Step 3: Adjusting Keyboard Size

Now that you have accessed the settings of your chosen keyboard app, let’s proceed to adjust the keyboard size to make it bigger:

  • Step 3.1: Look for “Preferences” or “Keyboard Size” within the keyboard settings.
  • Step 3.2: Tap on it to open the size adjustment options.3: Drag the slider or use the plus (+) and minus (-) buttons to increase or decrease the size of your keyboard.


The exact steps may vary depending on the keyboard app you’re using. Some keyboards may offer more customization options than others.

Step 4: Testing Your New Keyboard Size

Once you’ve adjusted the keyboard size, it’s time to test it out and see if it suits your preferences:

  • Step 4.1: Open any app that requires text input, such as a messaging app or a note-taking app.
  • Step 4.2: Tap on a text field to bring up the keyboard.

You should now see that your Android keyboard is larger and easier to read. If you’re still not satisfied with the new size, repeat Steps 3 and adjust it accordingly until you find your perfect fit.


You’ve successfully learned how to make your Android keyboard bigger. Now you can enjoy typing more comfortably without straining your eyes. Remember, depending on your device model and chosen keyboard app, the specific steps may vary slightly, but the overall process should remain similar.

Feel free to explore other customization options within your keyboard settings to further personalize your typing experience. Happy typing!

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