Keyboard for mobile and touchscreen

I am new to bubble so forgive the lack of experience I show in this question.

I am building an app that will primarily be used on a touchscreen or a personal cell phone. When an input is needed, will a keyboard/keypad pop up automatically? Do I need to add this to a workflow? If so, how? Any information is much appreciated.

Thank you

This mostly depends on the operating system of the device being used. Most of the time, if you simply have a normal input, the touchscreen device will automatically pop up a keyboard.

Is there any reason you wouldn’t want the device’s native keyboard to pop up for an input? If so then that’s a different question with different solutions!

Wow Thank you for replying so quickly.

I plan to use the windows 10 or 11.

Ok. I did not know the keyboard would automatically come up. I was told I needed to create a workflow for anything (and everything) I wanted to see happen in my bubble app. I guess I took it too far when I assumed i also had to show the keyboard as a pop up for an input.

This is a huge relief. I have wasted a lot of time trying to build a keyboard. LOL

Thank you again!

Windows 10 and 11 are a bit different than mobile operating systems which do this by default - you can configure Windows for “tablet mode” which will cause the onscreen keyboard to pop up automatically for inputs, or you can configure it for “desktop mode” in which it’ll work like the traditional desktop setup and not pop up the onscreen keyboard, although this can also be configured to pop up a keyboard if a physical one is not currently connected to the computer.

My app’s a point-of-sale system built with Bubble and mostly running on Windows touchscreen computers so I’ve studied this subject quite a bit! Let us know if you run into any difficulties on your journey! Best of luck.

Thank you again for the help. I just watched a few videos about tablet mode. I believe it is the answer I’ve been looking for.

Thank You again. You will probably hear from me again.

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Hey Brian,

When you get some time can you take a look at my latest post. I would apricate your input.

The topic is Control a mechanical devise with Bubble

Thank you