Gboard 7.0.2 beta adds unified search for three popular media files, GIFs, emoji, and stickers, while also now supporting different languages…
Ggboard 7.0.2 beta is rolling out. And, it sports a striking new feature. Some of the changes are minor while one option stands out above the rest. Back in January, an APK teardown revealed a neat “Universal Media Keyboard.” Within version 7.0, a “Search all media” now appears. What’s even better is the fact users can choose from a specific panel or browse through a carousel.
Gboard 7.0.2 Beta Unified GIF, Sticker, Emoji Search Added
Spotted by 9to5Google, it’s now possible to search all three media types from one screen. Emoji default to the left side, with Stickers in the center, and GIFs over to the right:
With this version, users can add multiple keyboards at once for multilingual typing. Gboard 7.0.2 beta also supports more foreign languages. However, one user reports that setting US English as a secondary language disables emoji search, a bug that’s been around since version 6.9.8.
As with practically any technology, nothing is perfect. But, it’s definitely useful to have unified media search for faster compositions and replies.