How To Change Keyboard Theme on Galaxy Z Fold 4

Are you tired of looking at the same keyboard theme on your Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 device? You can actually choose a different theme from the Samsung keyboard settings. There are a number of keyboard themes available which you can choose to suit your particular preference.

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 is a premium Android smartphone that is best known for its foldable display form factor. You can use this device either as a phone or a tablet making it quite versatile. People looking for a smartphone that can easily multitask between different apps will definitely want to get this model.

Changing Samsung keyboard themes on your Samsung Galaxy phone

Changing Samsung keyboard themes

You can change the Samsung Keyboard theme on your Galaxy Z Fold 4 to suit your preference. There are different themes available such as Light, Solid Light, Dark, as well as Solid Dark.

Here’s how to change the default keyboard theme on your phone.

Changing the Samsung keyboard themes on your Samsung Galaxy phone

  • Pull up the App drawer then tap on the Settings icon.
  • Scroll down and tap General Management.
  • Open Samsung Keyboard settings.
  • Tap Themes. If this option is unavailable, then your phone might be on Dark Mode. You should turn off Dark Mode first before you can select theme.
  • Select a theme you want to use for your Samsung Keyboard. The default theme that is being used will be the Light theme.

Selecting High Contrast colors on your Samsung keyboard

You can make the keyboard more visible by using high contrast colors.

  • Pull up the App drawer then tap on the Settings icon.
  • Scroll down and tap General Management.
  • Tap Samsung Keyboard settings.
  • Turn on the High contrast keyboard switch.
  • Tap on the High contrast keyboard option.
  • Choose your preferred option then tap on the back key to apply the changes.

Change keyboard mode

You can change the keyboard mode to make it easily work on one handed operation or have it appear in split keyboard mode.

  • Pull up the App drawer then tap on the Settings icon.
  • Scroll down and tap General Management.
  • Tap Samsung Keyboard settings.
  • Tap Mode.
  • Select from the different modes available. Standard keyboard: This is the normal keyboard view, with your phone’s on-screen keyboard stretched to fill the main screen. One-handed keyboard: This mode shifts the keyboard to the right side of the screen. To shift the keyboard to the left, tap the Left arrow icon. Floating keyboard: This mode turns the keyboard into a small floating popup in the center of the screen. Split keyboard: This mode splits the keyboard in half when in Landscape view, or when used on wider devices like a tablet or Z Fold4.

Change the default keyboard

If you want to replace the stock keyboard of your phone to a new one, then you can download this from the Google Play Store or even the Galaxy Store. After downloading your preferred keyboard, you can select it from the keyboard list.

  • Pull up the App drawer then tap on the Settings icon.
  • Scroll down and tap General Management.
  • Tap Keyboard list and default.
  • Tap Default keyboard.
  • Select your desired keyboard.

Change theme of your Samsung phone

If you would like to change the theme of your Samsung phone, not just its keyboard, then you can do this by downloading a different theme. The best place to get Galaxy themes is from the Galaxy Themes app. When selecting a theme that changes the overall look of your phone, it will also apply the keyboard themes. You can change the applied theme anytime you want by downloading new ones.

Troubleshooting Samsung keyboard issues

There might be instances when you will be experience issues with your phone keyboard settings. Here’s what you need to do when you are having problems with the keyboard app.

Restart your Samsung phone

The first thing you will need to do is to restart your phone as this will usually fix any issues caused by a minor software glitch.

  • Simultaneously press and hold the Power key and Volume down button on the right edge for approximately 15 seconds.
  • Release the buttons when the Samsung logo appears.

Check for software updates

You need to manually check for any new software updates available for your Samsung device and apply them immediately. This eliminates the possibility of a software bug that might be causing the problem.

  • Go to your phone Settings.
  • Scroll down and tap on Software update.
  • Tap Download and install.

Perform a Factory Reset

This procedure will erase your phone data and bring it back to its original condition. Any corrupted data stored in the operating system which could be causing this problem will be completely removed.

Before proceeding with this procedure, it is recommended that you backup your Galaxy Fold 4 data.

  • Turn off your Samsung Galaxy device.
  • Simultaneously press and hold the Volume up and side buttons until the device vibrates and the Android Recovery screen appears then release all buttons. Allow up to 30 seconds for the recovery screen to appear.
  • From the Android Recovery screen, select Wipe data/factory reset. You can use the volume buttons to cycle through the available options and the side key to select.
  • Select Factory data reset. Allow several seconds for the factory data reset to complete.
  • Select Reboot system now. Allow several minutes for the reboot process to complete.
  • Set up your Android phone.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Why can't I change themes from the Samsung keyboard settings?

    This might be due to a software glitch which can be fixed by restarting your phone.

  2. How do I turn on dark mode on the entire phone?

    Enabling dark mode helps reduce eye strain. To turn this setting on swipe down form the top of the screen with two fingers to open the quick panel settings. Swipe to and tap on Dark Mode or Night Mode icon.

  3. How do I change the size and transparency of the keyboard?

    From the Samsung keyboard settings tap on Style and Layout. Tap on Size and transparency then drag the handles on the sides of the keyboard to adjust its size. Once you are happy with the size and position of your keyboard, tap on done.

  4. How do I block messages in my phone?

    From the home screen, select the messages app. Select the desired message thread. Select the Drop-down icon, then select the Info icon. Select More, then select Block contact. Select Block to block the contact.

  5. How do I unblock messages in my phone?

    To remove a number from the Blocked numbers list, from the Messages app, select the Menu icon then select Settings. Select Block numbers and spam. Select Block numbers. Select the Remove icon next to the desired number to unblock.

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Chad Buenaflor

Chad has been in the tech industry since 2000. He has a degree in Electronics Engineering and is interested in the hardware and software side of technology. Initially working for a Japanese semiconductor company as a Test Engineer for nearly 10 years, he then pursued his passion for internet technology by working for the support team of Time Warner Cable then finally joining TheDroidGuy as one of their troubleshooting and tech writers. On his free time he plays his favorite games on his PC, Xbox Series X, and Android phone.

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