Keyboard not working for Galaxy ace !

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I have a samsung galaxy ace ..for some reason my keyboard isnt working and i cant type anything please help has anyone else had this problelm
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Ivory Malapad

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Posted 5 years ago

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Sophia, Mobile Master

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Hi Ivory,

Sorry you're having trouble! Did your keyboard work before? If so, you could try switching off your phone for a few minutes and see if it solves the problem...
If the phone is brand new, something might be wrong with it and you might need to go back to the store :(
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Hello Sophia
Yes it was working fine before now i cant seem to fix it and type anything .I bought it brand new but ive had it for awhile
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Oh no! And did you try to reboot it, perhaps even remove the battery for a minute? That usually clears things up...
Does it pop up at all when you try to type something or not even that?
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Hey ivory!
Try pulling out the battery without turning the phone off.
If not try a factory reset. This will reset the phone. most important info. That people don't want to lose is thier contacts. If your not sure where they're saved u can simply back them up to your don't. Contact list > menu> import/export or more > export sim. Don't worry about apps. Everyone with android has a gmail account. Automatically any apps downloaded are synced with gmail. Once u have done the factory reset, to get the apps u want go into the playstore, hit menu , my apps, a list will generate of all installed apps. Scroll over to "all" and all the apps you have downloaded will be there. To get the contact back instead of exporting from sim you will want to Import. If concerned about texts. Simply download back up and restore. Simple straight forward.
I've had to do this a few times. It may seem complicated at first but these simple steps will help.
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Prior to doing a factory reset, check these settings first.

Applications > Settings > Privacy - make sure that the two boxes Back up my data and Automatic restore are both check marked. You can also perform the Factory reset from here, if required.

You can also sync contact information with your Google account. I recommend backing up all apps onto an SD card, otherwise you'll have to re-download all the apps lost during the factory reset process. The factory reset will not touch the SD card unless you specifically instruct it to do so.

App Backup & Restore

https://play.google.com/store/apps/de....
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Why not just install a new keyboard. Tye standard keypad is terrible when compared to swiftkey or swype. Check them out in the play market.
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Chad you are very also right. But there's people out there who think that things like that will mess up thier phone even more. For example. Some People with the s2x will experience SMS Convo issues. I certainly did. Downloaded go SMS pro. i Have had No problems. Recommend it to ppl, they are either very very hesitant, or have No idea what I'm talking about .
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Swype comes pre-installed on the Galaxy Ace.

From the makers of GO SMS, you can also get GO Keyboard available for free on Google Play below.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/de....

By going into Applications > Settings > Locale and text - under heading, Text settings - you'll be able to check which keyboard is enabled. You will need to get into this area to select GO Keyboard or any other third party keyboard apps in order to use different keyboards or input methods.

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