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4 Ways to Make Keyboard Bigger on Samsung Galaxy Phones

If you have a Samsung phone or are a Galaxy Z Flip 3 user like us, I can understand your struggle to type on its small keyboard. Due to its taller and narrow form factor, it is not easy and comfortable to type, especially if you have bigger hands like me. So today, I’ll be helping you make the keyboard size bigger on Samsung Galaxy phones running OneUI, irrespective of the model. Meanwhile, for iOS users, we have a separate guide to make the iPhone keyboard bigger.

 

 

How to Make Keyboard Bigger on Your Samsung Phone

The solution to fix this uncomfortable typing experience on your Samsung phone is to adjust the keyboard size and make it big. This will make enough spacing between the keys so your thumbs don’t collide while typing. Below we have discussed multiple ways to make your keyboard big on Samsung phones.

Make Keyboard Bigger On Samsung Galaxy Phones

Steps to Make Samsung Keyboard Bigger

If you use the default Samsung keyboard on your phone, then you can make the keyboard bigger by following these steps:

1. Open Settings on your Samsung phone.

Make Samsung Keyboard Bigger

2. Go to General Management and tap on Samsung Keyboard Settings.

Make Samsung Keyboard Bigger

3. Scroll down and click on Size and Transparency.

4. Drag the side or corners of the keyboard to adjust the size of the keyboard and make it bigger.

Pros: 

  • Samsung’s Animoji Support.
  • Split keyboard in landscape view.
  • Manual height adjustment.

Cons:

  • Touch response is not the best.
  • Word prediction is not as good as Gboard.
  • Limited Customization.

Steps to Customise Samsung Keyboard Using KeysCafe

Samsung has released a new Good Lock module named Keys Cafe that offers tons of customization options, like adding an animation effect for keypresses, changing the color of the keypress, adding special keys on the keyboard, and a whole lot more. You can even customize the size of individual keys; here’s how it can be done:

1. Install the KeysCafe module from the Good Lock app on your Samsung phone.

2. Launch the module, and press the Settings button.

3. Go to “Manage Your Own Keyboard” and tap Simple Keyboard.

Make Samsung Keyboard Bigger with Keys Cafe

4. Now, choose the edit option, and tap the key you want to resize.

5. Next, tap the key you want to resize and change the height and width as you like.

6. Once you have customized the keyboard, tap the Done button to save the changes.

Make Samsung Keyboard Bigger with Keys Cafe

Steps to Make Gboard Keyboard Bigger

Do you use Gboard on your phone instead of the default Samsung keyboard? Here’s how you can make the Gboard on your phone bigger by following these steps:

1. Open Settings on your Samsung phone.

2. Go to General Management and tap on Gboard Settings.

3. Click on Preferences and tap Keyboard Height.

4. You can choose the size for you- Mid-tall, Tall, or Extra Tall to increase the keyboard size.

Pros: 

  • Google’s Gboard is more stable compared to the Samsung keyboard.
  • Word prediction is always on point.

Cons:

  • We can’t manually adjust the keyboard’s height and must choose from the pre-defined sizes.

Steps to Make Microsoft SwiftKey Keyboard Bigger

If you neither use Samsung’s keyboard nor Gboard and instead prefer Microsoft’s Swiftkey board, do not worry. Here’s how you can make the Swiftkey keyboard bigger on your Samsung Galaxy smartphone:

1. Open Settings on your Samsung phone.

Make Samsung Keyboard Bigger

2. Go to General Management. Here, tap Microsoft SwiftKey Keyboard Settings.

Make Samsung Keyboard Bigger

3. Click on Layout and Keys and then further tap on Resize.

4. Drag the side or corners of the keyboard to adjust the size of the keyboard and make it bigger.

Pros: 

  • Most customizable.
  • Manual height adjustment.

Cons:

  • Word prediction is not as good as Gboard.

FAQs

Q. How Do I Make My Samsung Keyboard Bigger?

To change the height and size of your Samsung keyboard, navigate to General Management, access Samsung Keyboard Settings, and adjust take size and transparency.

Q. How Can I Resize My Keyboard?

Usually, all popular Android keyboards like Gboard, Swiftkey, and Samsung keyboard allows you to resize the keyboard’s height. Follow the above-mentioned steps to learn the process in detail.

Q. Is There a Good Lock Module to Change Keyboard Size?

Yes, you can install the KeysCafe module from the Good Lock app on your Samsung phone to change its keyboard size. Follow the steps mentioned above to learn more.

Wrapping Up

So this is how you can make the keyboard on your Samsung Galaxy phone or any Android smartphone bigger to make your typing experience a little better, especially if you have a phone with narrow width and big hands. Stay tuned to GadgetsToUse for more such tech tips and tricks.

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Gaurav Sharma

As an editor, Gaurav ensures the delivery of quality-rich, detailed, and accurate content tailored to the right audience. His three years of experience as a reviewer allow him to provide comprehensive evaluations of various consumer gadgets. On the video front, Gaurav serves as a video production manager for both long and short formats and anchors short videos at GadgetsToUse.