How to add calculator shortcut?
Starting from CalcKit v4.0.0, the calculator shortcut is not installed by default.
You can now add the calculator shortcut to the home screen manually from the list of widgets.
- Long-press the
- Tap the
- Drag the
Calculatorto your home screen
CalcKit's Scientific Calculator features an advanced calculations/results history.
Calculations are saved to the history when you press
= (equal) or
Tapping the "History" button opens a screen with two tabs:
History- Contains your latest 50 calculations and
Saved- Contains your saved calculations
Each item in the history stores the expression, result and timestamp when the calculation was performed. By tapping on one of the items, it's result will be appended to the end of your current expression in the calculator.
By long-pressing an item in the history you will be presented with further options:
Use Result- Append the item's result to the end of your current expression
Use Expression- Append the item's expression to the end of your current expression
Copy- Copy the expression and result to the clipboard (Example:
25 + 5 = 30)
Delete- Delete the item from the history
Save- Save the item to the
The Scientific Calculator comes with 20 function keys (colored buttons) which can be customized according to your liking. To each function key you can assign any of the many available built-in functions.
How to edit the keys/buttons?
To edit a function key/button, follow the steps below:
- First, make sure that the
Enable editing buttonssetting is enabled/activated in the Settings menu.
- Then, open the calculator screen
- Long-press the function key (colored button) that you would like to change
- Now a grid with all possible built-in functions appears on the screen
- Tap on one of the functions to repace your current button with it
- Repeat this process for any other function key that you would like to change
Below is a list with all available built-in functions and short description for each.
||Memory functions (clear, return, add, subtract)|
||Return latest answer/result|
||Pi, mathematical constant,
||Euler’s number, mathematical constant,
||Calculates "x" to the power of 2 / 3 / n. Enters
||Reciprocal Function. Enters
||Square / Cube / nth root (Example:
||Power of 10. Enters
||Common logarithm (base
||Natural logarithm (base
||Trigonometric functions (sine, cosine, tangent, cotangent, secant, cosecant)|
||Inverse trigonometric functions (arcsine, arccosine, arctangent)|
||Hyperbolic functions (sine, cosine, tangent)|
||Inverse hyperbolic functions (arcsine, arccosine, arctangent)|
||Calculate the absolute value of a number|
||Round a value towards plus infinity|
||Round a value towards minus infinity|
||Exponent, similar to
CalcKit packs a fully featured floating calculator that actually contains all functions available in the main scientific calculator.
The calculator floats above other apps, so it can easily be used for multitasking in combination with any other app.
There are several ways to open the floating calculator:
Open the calculator and tap the icon in the top-right corner of the screen.
Floating Calculator widget to your home screen to create a shortcut. You can use this shortcut to directly start the floating calculator.
From Quick Settings
Since Android 7, it is possible to modify the Quick Settings section of Android. In the list of possible tiles there is also CalcKit.
To add it, swipe down from the top of your screen twice to fully expand the Quick Settings panel, then tap the edit icon. Next, scroll down and you'll find the CalcKit tile. From here, just long-press the CalcKit tile, drag it to the dark grey section at the top of this menu, and drop it into place.
Once you're done with that, you'll be able to access the floating calculator by swiping down twice from the top of any screen.
Or, if you added it to one of the first six slots, you'll even be able to see it in your notification tray by swiping down once.