If you are using gesture navigation on your device, then you must have seen a vacate under the keyboard. After the Android 9 update, the device has gesture navigation support has arrived, but it additionally includes space under the keyboard. Which looks awful, and it starts conflicting with content that comes with third-party apps.

So, today we are going to help you with “remove space under keyboard while using gesture navigation on Android 10 or 9 Pie.” With this note, let’s check the following guide.

How do I get rid of the space under my keyboard Android 10?

However, Android 10 has removed the navigation bar from the Google Pixel series hence likely which is supposed to be fully-fledged but still problems like this appearing.

Method 1: Remove space using ADB Command

You can use ADB command lines to resolve the space to appear while using the keyboard.


  • Enable Developer Mode, Navigate to Settings > About Phone > Tap x7 on build number.
  • Enable USB debugging, Navigate to Settings > Additionall Settings > Developer Option > Enable USB debugging.
  • Connect your device with PC with a USB cable.
  • Open CMD in ADB and type this command.
    • For Windows: adb shell wm overscan 0,0,0,-75
    • For Mac: Use ./adb or sudo adb prefix
    • Default value: adb shell wm overscan 0,0,0,0

      Note: You can adjust up to -100

Method 2: Use Google Keyboard

Gboard - the Google Keyboard
Gboard - the Google Keyboard

Considering the space under the keyboard, Google has updated the Google keyboard. Which completely solve this problem, so it was quite simple and the best possible way.

How to remove Samsung Keyboard Gap Space under the keyboard

Samsung also has released the update, in which they have fixed this problem. However, it not enabled by default you have to make changes to the device setting.

  1. Open device settings and then head over to display.
  2. After that, click on the Navigation bar and there you will find the toggle button “Show button to hide the keyboard.”
  3. That’s it, Toggle to enable.

How to remove OnePlus Keyboard Gap Space under the keyboard

Following the problem, OnePlus has also fixed in its recently OxygenOS update. If your device is running OxygenOS 10.3 or later, then you didn’t find this problem but if you have faced this problem.

In this case, you can use Method 1 or Method 2, Additionally, you can download and use the Microsoft Swift keyboard on your OnePlus device.

How do I change my keyboard from normal to swiftkey?

First thing first, you require to download and install Swiftkey.  Follow the following steps mention down below.

Microsoft SwiftKey Keyboard
Microsoft SwiftKey Keyboard
Developer: SwiftKey
Price: Free

Change Keyboard from Settings.

  • Open device settings and then head over to the system.
  • There you will find Keyboard & Input and then click on Launguage & input.
  • Now, Choose Virtual keyboard and then select Manage Keyboard.
  • Click to add a keyboard and then, enable by toggling it.
  • Click ok and That’s it.

Setup Swiftkey

  • Download and install SwiftKey and open the app.
  • Once it open, it asks you to enable Swiftkey, and then from there select swiftkey.
  • Then, the Change the keyboard appears to click on Swiftkey.
  • Therefore, it asks to log in or you can skip by clicking on Not Now.
  • That’s it, you can now use and enjoy Swiftkey.

Hopefully, this article might have fixed your problem. Thanks for being with us, We would like to know your valuable opinion and feedback if there is any query share with us in the comment section down below.