How to Clear Personal Dictionary Words from Gboard

Gboard is the keyboard app offered by Google for all the Android users. It comes pre-installed with many of the Android based smartphones. It is secure, reliable and offers tons of features like themes. You can choose from dozens of themes and keyboard patterns. The same Gboard is also available for non-Latin languages such as Hindi or Thai.

When you are typing using Gboard, it offers to add some words to the personal dictionary. These words are then available to you when you are typing in the future. If you added these words by accident and now want to remove them, then here is how you can do it:

  1. Tap on Gboard shortcut in the apps tray or from the Android settings.
  2. Scroll down and then tap on Settings to open the Gboard settings.Clean Personal Dictionary in Gboard
  3. Tap on Dictionary and then Personal Dictionary.
  4. You will have to select one of the supported languages like US English or UK English and then you will see a list of all the added words. Tap on the words that you want to remove from the personal Gboard dictionary and then tap on the small bin icon to remove them.Clean Personal Dictionary in Gboard
  5. Go through the list of words, one at a time to remove all the words that you want to remove.

If you want to save the list of words before you remove the words, then Gboard offers a method to export the personal dictionary. You can use this method to export the entire personal dictionary and send it to your cloud storage or to your email address. Later you can restore the same personal dictionary on another Android device that uses Gboard through the import method available in Gboard. This method is very useful when you want to play it safe and make a backup of your personal Gboard dictionary.