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These are note 2 keyboards.

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ThAnks i just figured a apk is a apk and didnt think it would matter with the size.i tried one for note 3 also and it worked but was smaller.
 
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I've been trying to flash on galaxy note 3 2014 edition and it isn't working, I just recently updated Samsung keyboard, can that be the problem? I uninstalled update and tried to flash again and still won't work.Any suggestions?
N3 has a different keyboard apk (SamsungIME.apk) from the N2. I actually got a request a few months ago for a N3 TW keyboard mod.. I had that user forward a copy of their stock N3 SamsungIME.apk.. and modded it for him. He wanted a grey key orange border and grey key green border modification. You can try those to see if you like and if they work. These are NOT flashable zips... but a zip that just compresses files (including the samsungIME.apks). Just unzip (using 7-Zip for example) and copy the SamsungIME.apk to your phone (/system/app folder). I recommend doing a backup first (and copy your current samsungIME.apk to a safe place before overwriting it) just in case you need to get back to where you are today.

See if these work... again, move to /system/app folder... replace current samsungIME.apk (but copy that one first somewhere else)...fix permission to rw.r..r.., the reboot.

in this compressed zip is an orange border key theme and a green border key theme.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/...0Keyboards.zip
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N3 has a different keyboard apk (SamsungIME.apk) from the N2. I actually got a request a few months ago for a N3 TW keyboard mod.. I had that user forward a copy of their stock N3 SamsungIME.apk.. and modded it for him. He wanted a grey key orange border and grey key green border modification. You can try those to see if you like and if they work. These are NOT flashable zips... but a zip that just compresses files (including the samsungIME.apks). Just unzip (using 7-Zip for example) and copy the SamsungIME.apk to your phone (/system/app folder). I recommend doing a backup first (and copy your current samsungIME.apk to a safe place before overwriting it) just in case you need to get back to where you are today.

See if these work... again, move to /system/app folder... replace current samsungIME.apk (but copy that one first somewhere else)...fix permission to rw.r..r.., the reboot.

in this compressed zip is an orange border key theme and a green border key theme.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/...0Keyboards.zip
Thanks,ill try after work to see if it works.I did use a note 3 one i found and it was about 3/4 of my screen.Usually it goes across the whole bottom.I have a 10 inch note 3 so will this one still work


Edit=It worked but it makes the keyboard smaller,I'm assuming cause I have a 10 in. tablet Is there a way I can change the size of it in the apk file?Or would i need to modify my apk file.Thanks
 
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I was trying to use the semi transparent color keys with a photo background. With 4.1.2 keyboards that was easy. Can it be done with the 4.3 keyboard? I have not been able to figure it out. Help please.

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I was trying to use the semi transparent color keys with a photo background. With 4.1.2 keyboards that was easy. Can it be done with the 4.3 keyboard? I have not been able to figure it out. Help please.
I have a suspicion what is different... but cannot confirm it. In 4.1.2 SamsungIME.apk, the keyboard background image is "qwerty_keypad_bg.png". The portrait image dimension is 720x444 pixels, while the landscape image dimension is 1280x316 pixels. you could reduce a photo to these dimensions (with a 1pixel border) to get a photo image keyboard background. HOWEVER, in 4.3 SamsungIME.apk, the keyboard background image is on 8x508 pixels (portrait) while the landscape is 8x358 pixels. Keyboard background image is named "qwerty_keypad_bg.9.png" (and as you probably know, ".9" images can reek havoc when being modified). You would have to shrink down your photo image to only 8 pixels wide (not sure that is even possible). I believe the xml/smali code must call the background png multiple times to paint the background image (i.e, display this 8x508 png 90 times in order to get a 720x508 on a horizontal plane image), while in 4.1.2, it probably only calls it once. Again, just my guess, but as you can see, quite a difference between the width of the 4.1.2 background png (720pixels) vs the 4.3 background png (8 pixels). I only modified the 4.3 background image png (qwerty_keypad_bg.9.png) which again is 8x508, yet it filled the entire width of the keyboard background (thus, the code must call it multiple times to draw).
 
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Makes sense. Thanks for the tip and the information.

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Would love a clear keyboard. Any chance you could do something like that? With blue outline and blue or white letters.

Just a thought not a demand.

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Default keyboard background for galaxy s4 mini duos gt i9192

HELLO
DEAR EXPERTS
I'VE GT-i9192 (GALAXY S4 MINI DUOS)
AND WANT TO CHANGE BACKGROUND OF KEY BOARD AND TYPING AREA IN SMS
I ALREADY DOWNLOAD SAMSUNGIME.APK BUT THAT NOT WORKING ON S4 MINI DUOS SO PLZ SOME 1 HELP ME TO DO THAT
I ATTACHED IMAGES OF S2 KEYBOARD TYPE I WANT THIS N S4 MINI DUOS
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