Kannada Typing in Android Phone
If you want to type in Kannada language follow the steps to enable Kannada typing from English keyboard in mobile phone. This app is free and provided by Google. This app will help you type in Kannada language or all other Indian language by transliteration method or English to Kannada.
This is very simple method of type in Kannada (as well as 10 other Indian languages also) in Android mobile phone. English to Kannada typing is known as "Kannada Transliteration" or "Kannada Transcription". Follow given steps to enable Kannada typing in mobile phone:
Step 1: Download Google Indic Keyboard App from play store
Click Here to Free Download Google Indic keyboard App APK
You have to download APK to your mobile phone (Because app is no longer availabe in Play store). Goolge Indic keyboard is available for every version of Android, there may be little variation in setting but overall process is same as given below.
Step 2: After installation open the app by clicking on Open button.
Step 3: When you first time open the app you will see "ENABLE IN SETTINGS" button, click on that button as showing in below image:
Step 4: Now you will see two or three options like in given below image, You have to enable "Google Indic Keyboard". It will populate a Attention pop-up, you have to tick OK.
Step 5: Now click on "SELECT INPUT METHOD" and a pop-up will appear you have to choose "English & Indic Languages" as shown in below image.
Step 6: After that you have to click on "Select Input Language" button and enable "English & Indic Languages" option as showing in below image :
Step 7: Congratulations !! You have successfully completed the process of installing Kannada Google Indic Keyboard in your android mobile phone.
Now open any app where you want to type in Kannada. You will see a icon "ಕ" with a little arrow you can long press this icon to select from 2 Kannada keyboards like as English to Kannada typing or Direct Kannada typing keyboard. You can see in below image we have typed two words in Kannada, using English to Kannada type keyboard in Mobile phone. It will show you suggestion word and many other features also.
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