Standard keyboard replaced by Google?

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May 17, 2016 at 19:47:16
Specs: Vista Ultimate, SP2, 3.0Ghz/2Ghz
I have a Dell Venue 8 3840 tablet. A recent update installed the Google keyboard. How do I get the standard keyboard back? I'm assuming there's something in settings which allows you to select a keyboard? Thanks.

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#1
May 18, 2016 at 02:11:05
There should be an app icon called "Settings" (spanner & screwdriver icon). Look in there.

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#2
May 18, 2016 at 07:17:06
I looked in the settings app but I could'nt change the keyboard back to the original. Maybe I have to restart? Anyone know what the default keyboard is called? After this, I'm thinking of shutting off auto updates!

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#3
May 18, 2016 at 14:41:01
Not sure if it's the same but on a phone running Android you go to Settings, System, Language and Input and there's an option to change the keyboard in there.

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#4
May 18, 2016 at 15:14:54
I guess my question should be: how can I get the original keyboard back? Is there someplace I can uninstall an update?

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May 18, 2016 at 18:31:20
I just talked a friend who had that happen on their Motorola Razr this morning after the update. We went into the settings and there are no other keyboard options available.

So you will either need to download a keyboard layout you like or stick with the new version.

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