How to detect whether custom keyboard is activated from the keyboard’s container app?

Here is a method I have used in one of my projects. I think it is what you asked for, hope it helps you.

- (BOOL)isCustomKeyboardEnabled {
    NSString *bundleID = @""; // Replace this string with your custom keyboard's bundle ID
    NSArray *keyboards = [[[NSUserDefaults standardUserDefaults] dictionaryRepresentation] objectForKey:@"AppleKeyboards"]; // Array of all active keyboards
    for (NSString *keyboard in keyboards) {
        if ([keyboard isEqualToString:bundleID])
            return YES;

    return NO;

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