How to Type Spanish Accents on Android

Are you exploring the Spanish Language and want to type Spanish accents? However, Android keyboards do not have dedicated keys for Spanish special characters. But, don’t worry! This guide will explain how to type Spanish accents on Android. Let’s go through the various methods.

How to Type Spanish Accents on Android

How to Type Spanish Accents on Android

The Spanish language has varied-sounding words. These accents are not only marks, these are the heart of the Spanish language. Typing accents become convenient with the following methods. Vamos!

Method 1: By Pressing and Holding the Keys on English Keyboard

Spanish has accents on only vowels (a,e, i,o,u) and n. Touching and holding the alphabet on an English keyboard is a straightforward way to type Spanish. However, you need to slide your finger to reach the Spanish character. For this

  1. Open any app where you can type, like WhatsApp.
  2. Press and hold the letter a, then slide your finger to á.
  3. Similarly, type é, í, ó, ú, and ü by holding the letters e, i, o, and u respectively.
  4. For ñ, touch and hold the n letter.

Press and hold a and slide to accent

Method 2: By Changing Language on the Keyboard

Spanish and English both have Latin script. But, Spanish has an additional ñ alphabet and accents. While typing in Spanish language you need to type them frequently. Changing the keyboard language to Spanish makes it slightly more comfortable than the above method. Here’s how to do

  1. Access the Settings app and navigate to System.
  2. Tap on Language and Input.
  3. Under keyboards, choose Gboard and select Languages.
  4. Tap on Add Keyboard, then pick Spanish as the keyboard language.

Select Spanish as keyboard language

Open any app where you can type. You will find a dedicated key for ñ and other accents at first while pressing and holding the letters only once.

Method 3: By Using Online Spanish Keyboard On Android

Many online keyboards allow the user to type Spanish characters with ease. Let’s dive into the steps

  1. Open your Android browser and navigate to
  2. An interface opens up where you will find all the Spanish accents on your screen.
  3. Type your text, then copy and paste it into your document.

type text using Spanish accents

How to Change App Language to Spanish On Android

Apart from typing in Spanish, you can also change the app language to Spanish. But, the only apps that support Spanish will function. For this

  1. On your device, open the Settings app.
  2. Under the System, tap Languages & input.
  3. Then select App Languages.
  4. Select the app from the installed apps for which you wish to change the language.
  5. Under the app’s App Language page, select Español language.

select Spanish as app language

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Typing in Spanish navigates through difficult tildes, accents, and syllables. It can be burdensome for a beginner. However, it will become seamless with our step-by-step manual to type Spanish accents on Android.

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