An android device comes with its default keyboard. However, you may need an additional keyboard app. If you use Indian language, you will need Google Indic Keyboard for android. This is a variation of Google keyboard which can be used to type in various Indian languages. This keyboard app is developed by Google LLC. It can be used on different types of android smartphones.
Google Indic Keyboard File Information
Last updated: October 25, 2021
Developer: Google LLC
Version: 220.127.116.11126728 (3260312)
Requirement: Varies with device
File size: 23.5 MB
Uploaded: October 25, 2021 at 1:27PM GMT+07
Available on Google Play: Install from Google Play
Google Indic Keyboard app review
This android keyboard app comes with a simple and clean user interface. So, this app is appropriate for anyone include beginners. The app lets you type messages, compose emails, or update on social networks in your own native language on your Smartphone device. It includes these keyboards: Telugu keyboard, Tamil keyboard, Punjabi keyboard, Marathi keyboard, Malayalam keyboard, Kannada keyboard, Hindi keyboard, Gujarati keyboard, Bengali keyboard, Assamesse keyboard, and English keyboard.
On your android device, if you are able to read your language in its native script, you can install & use this app to input your language, otherwise your android Smartphone may not support your language.
Google Indic Keyboard for Android supports various input modes. The first is Transliteration Mode. This mode lets you get output in your native language. It spells out the pronunciation with English letters. The second is Native Keyboard Mode where you can directly type in native script. The next is Handwriting Mode. This mode is currently available for Hindi only. It allows you to write on your android phone screen directly. Another one is Hinglish Mode. In this mode, if you select ‘Hindi’ as an input language, the English keyboard will automatically suggest English & Hinglish terms.
You can use the app in different activities. For example, you may use it when commenting on Hollywood artists’ Instagram. So, typing on android device will be much more fun.
- Swipe support
- 100% free
- Minimalistic design
- Fast, low memory usage
- Different modes
- multiple languages support
- Not always smooth
- Little customization
How to Use the App
To make this keyboard your main writing tool, you just need to open it and follow the instructions. After you have set it as your default keyboard, anytime you click on a textbook, this will automatically appear onscreen. To enable & set it as your default keyboard, you have to go to Settings and choose Language & Input. Then, go to Current Keyboard and Choose Keyboards. After that, check ‘Google Indic Keyboard’ and go back to ‘Language & Input. Now, go to Current Keyboard again and choose ‘English and Indic Languages (Google Indic Keyboard)’. On different android devices, you may need to go to Settings and choose Language & Input then check Google Indic Keyboard. Lastly, in the ‘Choose input method’ dialog, tap Default & choose ‘Google Indic Keyboard’! Now, you can freely use the keyboard for typing. You can use it to chat, comment on social media, or anything else based on your purpose.
- Support gender emojis
- Added 2 keyboard themes
- Bug fixes and performance improvements