Google rolls out 'Morse code' support on Gboard for iOS

Gboard for iOS gets Morse code to help people with disabilities

After first introducing Morse code support on Gboard for Android this May, Google is bringing this feature to iOS as well. Morse code is now available for Gboard for Android, but Google says that it's adding improvements with today's update.

In the blog post, Google shares the story of Tania Finlayson, a developer and expert in Morse code assistive technology who was born with cerebral palsy.

Morse code in Gboard will still fill the keyboard area when it is activated, bringing up a pair of buttons: one for dash, and one for dot.

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Google Gboard for Android has had a Morse Code entry method, and now the feature is here for iOS. Finlayson helped Google's team design the keyboard layout and more.

Let us know in the comment section whether or not you know Morse code - if you haven't tried be sure to check out Google's rather good tutorial. As you tap each of the buttons, there will be suggestions that appear on the top of the keyboard, just as you'd find if you were using the standard QWERTY keyboard.

Android users, on the other hand, need to use US English on devices running Android 5.0 and later to experience Morse code on the latest Gboard app. "Just by downloading an app, anyone anywhere can give communicating with Morse code a try". You can also hear sound feed as you enter Morse code on your screen by turning on the Sound on keypress option. It is also reported that the settings for the letter and word timeouts have been redesigned to help users modify timeout sliders directly from the page, instead of tapping on individual items to open a dialogue box, to easily start typing using Morse code.

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