From the classic Gboard to SwiftKey, which allow you to change the background colors or themes, to specialized applications to have colored keyboards. In pastel tones, in neon tones, with search engines for emojis, Gifs … Google allows us to stand out keyboards from Google Play Store of all kinds and with a single design but there are also apps or keyboards that allow us to change the subject without installing anything else.
Many keyboards in one app
Thanks to some of the keyboards on this list, you can have many different designs in a single application without having to download a different app each time you want to change the design or color of the keys on your phone.
The Google keyboard is one of the most recommended for Android if you are looking for compatibility with practically all the functions that we can demand from a keyboard for the mobile phone. It is a completely free app that we usually have already installed on the smartphone but that we recommend if you have not tried it before. Although it is not intended as an app for “colored keyboards”, it does allow change the theme and change the color what do you want me to show you.
The one from Google offers us normal writing, writing by sliding with the finger, voice dictation, emoji search, GIF search, automatic translator … And change the background we use. By default it is gray but you can choose from many backgrounds.
There are several options. You just have to go to Settings and “Theme”. Once here, we have several possibilities: choose between the available colors, choose a landscape as the keyboard background or choose between gradient colors in light tones or in dark tones. You can choose change keyboard color as many times as you like and there are dozens of different options without making it annoying or uncomfortable to type.
On the Android keyboard podium, Microsoft SwitfKey is another one that is never lacking. It stands out for being a keyboard that adapts to any type of writing and also, as in the case of Google, it has a prediction tool or an emoji or GIFS search engine. You can use it in a sliding way to drag your fingers from one key to another and it has a bar with quick shortcuts, for example.
But, in addition, Microsoft Switkey is one of the best colorful keyboards for Android that allows more than 100 different themes that we can choose from and we can change it as many times as we want from the settings of the application itself. And, in addition, it offers the possibility of creating our own custom keyboard adding a background photo or an image that we want so that it will never be the same. Your dog, your cat or just a combination of colors that you have created through any design application. It is one of the best and most complete, with all kinds of tools and with the confidence of Microsoft as a developer compared to other more “unknown” keyboards.
Chrooma is another of the best applications for keyboards if we are looking for something complete and quality. Although it is not a specific app for colored keyboards for Android, it does allow us to chooser among many different options to change the look displayed by the keys. It boasts artificial intelligence to improve prediction by writing, it has a GIF search engine or support for integrated emojis, it has integrated gestures or several compatible languages, as well as one-handed mode or nighttime mode. You can also use it to write by swiping.
The big difference of Chrooma with respect to others on this list is that the keyboard for Android adapts to the colors of each application. That is, it has a color bar that makes it capable of changing automatically with the application you are using at the time and blending harmoniously with the colors of the app.
Ginger has predictive text or shortcuts but it is also another of the best options if you are looking for colored keyboards since it allows us to choose from a large number of designs or background themes. It is compatible with emojis and has shortcuts to games or some Google tools such as the search engine or the calendar.
But we include it in this list because of its great variety of colors. Some themes or packs are free and not only can we modify the color of the background but it also allows us to add textures, decorations, landscapes. There are some models for which you will have to pay at the Ginger Store but others have no cost.
Pastel tones are always in fashion and this application, Pastel Keyboard Theme Color, allows us to access a collection of thousands of different themes in pastel shades between which we can choose. The keyboard is conventional, similar to any other basic keyboard for Android, but with the main advantage of having hundreds of different options to change colors. Of course, always in pastel tones. It’s compatible with Android versions later than Android 5.0 and it is an app with more than 50,000 downloads on Google Play.
To change from one keyboard to another, we simply have to download the app on our mobile phone and choose between the themes that come by default or touch “Store” to download new themes. There are more than 10,000 different keyboards although for many of them you will have to pay a few cents or a couple of euros.
It is different from all the previous ones but totally recommended if you are looking for colored keyboards for Android. Its main advantage is that it promises that you will be able to do fewer typos at the time of writing and you will be able to type faster compared to other conventional keyboards. To achieve this, bet on a design in the format of panel with hexagonal keys. It incorporates gestures, shortcuts, emoji bar … And it is also one of the best apps to have colored keyboards.
Typewise Keyboard allows us to access almost twenty different themes to customize your keyboard with colors you want from the settings, changing every day without downloading a new application and for free. There are all kinds of colorful and eye-catching themes that we can choose from.
As its name suggests, the Color Keyboard application allows us to have all kinds of different keyboards on our smartphone. It is not one of the most complete and its functions are basic but allows you to modify the design among many different options both changing its colors and the pattern.
Minuum is not an app that specifically allows us to have colored keyboards but it does allow us to modify ours to have different designs. Each month, Minuum adds new themes so you can modify the design of the application so you will always have something original with which to customize it.
One of the most striking and with more different possibilities is Kika Keyboard. It has over 3,000 themes included and all kinds of emojis different from the ones we usually use in WhatsApp and other messaging apps. It’s compatible with more than 150 languages and it has autocorrect and word prediction. In addition, it also has a sliding entry if you prefer to use this writing system. But if it stands out for something, it is the possibility of customizing the colors, the fonts.
iKey Keyboard has more than a thousand emojis that we can use and all kinds of themes that we can choose from. Not only is it an app with colored keyboards but it also includes themes with patterns and designs such as koalas, balloons, music, etc. There are over 5,000 different keyboard themes and more than 5,000 different fonts that we can change so that it adapts to what we like the most at each moment.