Though Apple’s stock keyboard is fine, I’m not too pleased with it. While chatting with my friends, I really want tons of emojis, GIFs, and beautiful themes to bring about the desired elements into the play. Whether it’s fast typing or giving you the freedom to enhance your messaging experience, custom keyboards are far better.

There are a good number of third party keyboard apps with high-profile features designed to speed up your typing as well as let you make your messaging colorful. However, we have picked up only the best five as per their qualities.

Best iPhone and iPad Keyboard Apps

Want to pick a standout custom keyboard app for your iPhone or iPad? Let’s find out the one that can live up to your expectation!

Best iPhone and iPad Keyboard Apps

#1. Gboard

Gboard iPhone and iPad App IconWithout being too bias; Gboard is undoubtedly the best keyboard app for your iPhone and iPad. With a plethora of impressive features like, glide typing, in-built Google search, funny emojis, GIFs and more, you would never feel like getting enough of this ultra-modern keyboard.

While you are in the midst of a hot conversation with your friends, you don’t need to quit chat to search for any videos, images or anything you want. If you are looking for an easy-to-use and feature-rich keyboard app for your iOS device, you shouldn’t look beyond it.

Price: Free
Download Gboard (So far available in the US store only.)

#2. Word Flow

Word Flow iPhone and iPad Keyboard App Icon

Word Flow, with the fast keyboard, has been readied to be a delight for smooth typing. This app comes with plenty of free customization options including the arc mode for a hassle-free typing experience and the ergonomic for one-handed typing.

While you are typing or swiping, this smart keyboard app from Microsoft will automatically correct spellings thanks to its predictive capability. Moreover, it also suggests you the next words in accordance with your typing pattern.

You get the option to customize its background using the images included in the app as desired. With the vast library of emojis, you enjoy every bit of your time while chatting with your friends or loved ones.

Price: Free
Download Word Flow

#3. Flesky

Fleksy iPhone and iPad App Icon

Are you willing to customize your keyboard with hot extensions as well as tons of colorful themes? Then, Flesky has to be your first pick. Loaded with the blazing fast keyboard along with great many customization options, it instantly wins you over.

There are over 800 emojis, a many great GIFs and rainbow key pops to let spice up your chat in big time. You can quickly add punctuation, space or delete words with just a swipe of your finger.

If you are hunting for a competent keyboard with both superb functionality and the much-needed add-ons to smarten-up your chat, then it’s worth giving a look at.

Price: Free
Download Fleksy

#4. Slash Keyboard

Slash Keyboard iPhone and iPad App Icon

Slash Keyboard brings an all new dimension into the way you message or chat with your friends. Boasting of a lot of elegant features like gorgeous photos, cool emojis, maps, you will never get bored with it.

With the instant access to music, places, stickers and more, you have everything that it takes to enhance both your messaging and typing experience. That apart, there is Google to let you search anything you want quickly.

If you want more than just an ordinary keyboard app, it will fit your billings perfectly.

Price: Free
Download Slash Keyboard


Minuum iPhone and iPad Keyboard App Icon

With excellent autocorrect in as many as 13 languages including English, Spanish, Italian and more, Minuum is an ultra-advanced keyboard app. Thanks to smart emoji, the app predicts which emoji for all your particular messages.

The amazing word prediction suggests words as per your typing pattern. Hence, you can type not only faster but also more accurately. Through quick gestures like, swipe up and down to switch between full and mini mode, it helps you bring the much-required flexibility while typing.

This one has been primed to let you type as smoothly as you can ever think of.

Price: $3.99
Download Minuum

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