Google Indic Keyboard
by Google LLC
Google Indic Keyboard allows you to type messages, update on social networks or compose emails in your own native language on your Android phone. Currently it includes the following keyboards:
– English keyboard
– Assamese keyboard (অসমীয়া)
– Bengali keyboard (বাংলা)
– Gujarati keyboard (ગુજરાતી)
– Hindi keyboard (हिंदी)
– Kannada keyboard (ಕನ್ನಡ)
– Malayalam keyboard (മലയാളം)
– Marathi keyboard (मराठी)
– Odia keyboard (ଓଡ଼ିଆ)
– Punjabi keyboard (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ)
– Tamil keyboard (தமிழ்)
– Telugu keyboard (తెలుగు)
On your phone, if you can read your language in its native script above, you may install and use Google Indic Keyboard to input your language; otherwise your phone may not support your language.
Google Indic Keyboard supports different modes of input:
– Transliteration mode – Get output in your native language by spelling out the pronunciation using English letters (For example, “namaste“ -> “नमस्ते“.)
– Native keyboard mode – Type directly in native script.
– Handwriting mode (currently available for Hindi only) – Write directly on your phone screen.
– Hinglish mode – If you choose “Hindi” as an input language, the English keyboard will suggest both English and Hinglish terms.
How can I enable it and set it as the default keyboard?
– On Android 5.x and newer versions:
Open Settings -> Language & Input, under “KEYBOARD & INPUT METHODS” section, go to Current Keyboard -> Choose Keyboards -> Check “Google Indic Keyboard” -> back to “Language & input” -> Current Keyboard -> Select “English & Indic Languages (Google Indic Keyboard)”When typing in an input box, you can also change the default input method by clicking the keyboard icon on the bottom right corner of the screen.
– On Android 4.x:
Open Settings -> Language & Input, under “KEYBOARD & INPUT METHODS” section, check Google Indic Keyboard, then click Default and select “Google Indic Keyboard” in the “Choose input method” dialog.
When typing in an input box, you can also change the default input method by selecting “Choose input method” in the Notification area.
Download Google Indic Keyboard app:-
User Reviews :
-sir, what’s wrong with your keyboard now? Nothing can be taken from this keyboard. Nothing is being written, something is being written. Why are the words of English coming while writing Hindi? Writing a word is very time-consuming. So please request you to settle this problem as soon as possible. We are having this problem for 3/4 days. Hopefully you’ll correct this mistyt as soon as possible.
-Need better word prediction.. U should study the typing pattern of user and according to it u should predict the word as swiftkey do. And u do not suggest emojis on the alphabet screen only. Separate emoji key should be provided because I use more emoji key than the comma. I hope u should work on it. And sorry for the bad review i wish u make these improvement and I’ll be glad giving u 5 star rating..
-Good but sometimes it crashes…. don’t know why. That’s a big problem. It’s now seeing that my last typed sentences are being automatically stored in background & when I’m going to type next I’ve to delete that previous 1st then. But why is this problem I can’t understand. As soon as possible fix these issues. Moreover, a voice recognition system is lacking till now. Please add this.
-UPDATE: i find no way to turnoff suggested words. i tried every setting. this is annoying ఈ ఆప్ ని తెలుగు లో రాయాడానికి వాడతాను. ఇప్పటి దాకా చాలా ఆప్స్ వాడాను. అన్నింటిలో ఇది అధ్బుతం. I use this app to write in telugu. I have used other apps but this is the best ever.
-It works well. They transliteration feature is very useful for someone like me who finds it difficult to type directly in native language. The reason I am giving it only 3 Stars is because every time I restart my mobile, the app is asking for permission to access all of my Google accounts in spite of repeatedly denying the same. It gets tedious to keep on denying every time I restart my mobile phone.
-I like it but not satisfied Lagging problem, whenever i want to type i have to wait long time to pop out the keyboard. And everyone needs 2 to 3 languages in general why there are so many languages in package creating enormous space.
-When we use Unicode character to write Indian languages, we also need ZERO WIDTH NON-JOINER and ZERO WIDTH JOINER characters. especially when writing foreign words in Indian languages these characters are definitely needed. Please add these two characters in Odia keyboard for now.
-God knows..why r they giving it low stars… I m using it since 3 years…i have tried a lot of apps , but this is the only app which is nearly perfect.. no one can match it in hindi language
-Add emoji in the word suggestions. And give option to remove the upper number bar which uselessly uses more height of keyboard. Give some good layouts of keyboard with little 3D. Give option to regulate the number of word suggestions. There is a bug which types english alphabet while typing in other language.
-The keyboard is great in general. Here are my issues: 1. When I type in English, the word match (dictionary) from other languages are considered. Obviously it should just go based on the language I am currently using. 2. Draining battery. Even when I am not doing a lot of typing !?
-Developer is not paying any attention to this keyboard app. It has no update since Aug2017. Despite of so many requests in comments to provide an option to hide number row, provide key boarders in theme etc, there is no progress. This keyboard deserves 5★ rating but the developer is too lazy to update it time to time.
-Everyone looking for some essential update desperately, such as.. 1:- Ability to customize top side of row “abc অ”. Earth sign is enough to switch language so no need extra “abc অ” object. 2:- Indic keyboard height is too small even when I set it maximum size. I’m useing Galaxy S8 and feels very uncomfortable with tiny keyboard. 3:- Add and remove option for number row also because cleaner looks everyone wants. 4:- Glide typing for Bangla language. 5:- Finally I want to say Indic keyboard is best keyboard for Indic language user such as Bangla. I wish same algorithm use in Gboard because Gboard is very bugi for Bangla language. I often switch Gboard and come back again to Indic
-It was working great yesterday. Yesternight I reset my phone and reinstalled it. Since then it is not allowing me to select multiple languages. It says settings stopped working. Its irritating.
-So, I can only choose my theme the first time I install the app? What if I change my mind later? There should be a option the setting to pick theme anytime. Everything else is fine. 🙂
-Used it for 3 years. Sucks real bad post last 2 updates (june – aug 2016). Uninstalling it. EDIT – Dad has this on his phone and the latest update does bring back some lost performance and charm. I still won’t use it unless it becomes lag free. Edit: been using for last 8 months and touchwood it works well.
-Its not working fine in miA1 (stock Android) it crashes often twice I reinstalled this app but still I’m facing pbm… I change to ‘english-tamil’ option still it doesn’t works !!!! Pls fix ( Last time I used this app in mi note 3 and I hadn’t faced any issue ! )
-Just awesome. Now i just can switch between bengali and english writing system by just one swipe. And its included with emojis. Perfect. Keep it up. But there is a problem. There is no option for bengali language to turn of the suggessions or anything.
-A lot of thanks for inventing very good keyboard for both English and Hindi language typing on mobile screen.Again thank you so much.But these days this app shows wrong letters in Hindi.For example- for ka’am it typed “kasam”which has different meaning.Please improve it soon.
-Good morning my for you to have a y I don’t know what to you and your family and friends and family and friends and family and friends and family and friends and family and friends and family and friends who were in a bit more than anything I want a ride home with you guys have fun at i don’t know either of other stuff to make sure I will have a great time r 👉 on my phone is off the 📱 and
-I have one issue. When a word is completed and if I put a space after the word, I should press the delete button twice to delete that space. Normally a single delete press would do it. But I have to press it twice no matter what. It’s kinda annoying. I don’t know if this problem is only with my device. Will you look into that?
-Why there is no option for auto correct ? I mean it’s only for English and not for other languages. Sometimes it is very annoying. So please insert an option so that those who don’t need auto correct e.g. for bengali can turn off it . Believe me guys, it’s totally annoying .
-It’s good but in my phone it always change to default keyboard (that old classic English keyboard) on each restart that’s why only 4 stars……… Will add 1 one after my problem gets solved.
-This is the best keyboard i have ever used in my entire life, It is not as annoying as Swift Key and not as boring and small as the Google gboard but this on is the best Thanks Google for making our UX secure and sexier.3
-Hay, is it possible to add some extra feature like long press c for copy and v for pest. If you can it would be very good fot me.
-It is a good app for any people in any state.They only have to upgrade Google Indic keyboard then we can type 11 different language.we don’t want any other applications for typing our mother tongue. Great app I love it.Thans Google for this useful app.
-Please solve my problem, whan I use whatsapp and other social networking sites the down arrow button isn’t show and otherwise the button is shown,what I do please help me.
-I am happy with this app. But its ‘enter’ key turns into ‘send’ key while using whatsapp. This bug must be removed. If we want to make a para while typing a whatsapp message, we can not do it. We have to type the mater first in M S Word, copy and paste in whatsapp.
-now am using moto e4 pls.. I hv an issue that.. whn am typing the adjacent key may be press. please give the partition bar for each letters
-Works excellent. Please tell me how to write अॅ in my regional language मराठी. I can’t see 2 new keyboard themes, as you have mentioned in the update.