Google Keyboard got the new update with new interesting feature slide finger. It's totally new feature and it will definitely improve your typing experience. Know how it works.
Slide Finger to Move Cursor:
Google added the new feature to move cursor while typing with Google Keyboard. Now you don't need to touch with your finger to reach to the particular place while typing. You just need to slide your finger across the space bar to move cursor wherever you want. You can slide your finger right or left on the space bar to move your cursor easily.
Gesture Delete Word:
The second new feature which I found is, now you can delete the words with the gesture. You just need to slide left from the delete key to remove the words.
Long press Suggestions to remove learned words:
It's old feature Google has added it before 2-3 updates. Know how it works: Now you can delete the learned words from the dictionary, simply with the long press. Just long press on the suggested word, you will get the option to remove the word from the dictionary.
Settings to add key boarders or Symbol hints:
It's also an old feature for today's update. You can add a new row in keyboard. Which you can customize with number key boarder and symbol hints. You will get two options to choose from.
One Handed mode for Large Screens:
They improved the one handed mode in this update. Will works fine in larger screen phones.
Gesture Typing in: Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Estonian, Galician, Georgian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian,Kazakh,Kyrgyz,Macedonian, Malay, Persian, Slovak, Swahili, Tagalog, Ukrainian, Uzbek, Vietnamese(Telex)
You can download this update from below link, The APK file size of this update is: 21.97MB. This update can be install on all Android 4.2+ devices.
Google Keyboard v5.1.13