Kannada Typing in Mobile 

Kannada typing app for mobile is free and provided by Google. This app will help you type in Kannada by transliteration method. 

Gboard keyboard

This is very simple method of type in Kannada in phone, this app will convert English in Kannada. Keep in mind English to Kannada typing is known as "Transliteration". Follow given steps to enable Kannada typing in mobile phone:

Step 1: Download "Gboard" App by search in Google play store or download from link given below

Click Here to Free Download Gboard App 

Gboard - the Google Keyboard is available for free download, there may be little variation in settings in various mobile devices but overall process is same as given below.

Step 2: After installation open the "Gboard" 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:

Google Gboard App download      Enable Kannada typing in mobile  

Step 4: Now you will see "Manage on-screen keyboards" and Keyboard options as shown as below image, You have to enable "Gboard Multilingual Typing". It may populate a Attention pop-up, you have to tick OK.

on screen keyboard in mobile phone      Gujarati typing app mobile

Step 5: Now click on "SELECT INPUT METHOD" and a pop-up will appear you have to choose "Gboard" as shown in below image.

Select input method gboard mobile      gboard Kannada typing installation

Step 6: Now, open any app like Whatsapp or messages etc to type in Hindi and click on setting icon and after that Languages options in below image.

language and keyboard in mobile      Language setting in Gboard app

Step 7: Now in Languages options, click on "Add Keyboard" button. After that Kannada (India) as shown in below image. 

languages in Gboard       Add Kannada keyboard in Gboard

Step 8: Now, you will see many keyboards option, you have to choose the "abc -> ಕನ್ನಡ " and click on "Done" button. Now you will see language name appear on space-bar button. Long press space bar button to switch language. 

Kannada transliteration keyboard mobile app       Gboard language switch

Step 9: Now on Change keyboard option select "abc -> ಕನ್ನಡ " and start typing, what ever you type will appear in Kannada language as shown in below image. 

Change language in Gboard mobile       Kannada typing with Gboard mobile app

You can long press space-bar again to switch language. You can repeat the steps to add more languages and keyboards.