How to type in multiple languages at same time on your Android smartphone


Tips and Tricks: How to type in multiple languages at the same time on your Android smartphone

Many times you may have seen a WhatsApp message or a tweet containing two different languages in the same post and wondered how do users do it. Actually, its quite easy if you follow this article. Typing in multiple languages is a very important tool because sometimes you can’t make someone understand the meaning of the word in English, you can type in that local language instead by using this trick.

How to type in multiple languages at the same time on your Android smartphone

You can do it in two ways, either by downloading the Swiftkey keyboard or by using the default Google keyboard.

Swiftkey keyboard:

Swiftkey keyboard is a very highly rated Android keyboard App. You can download it from here. The App has default support for five languages but you can download the additional language pack for any language supported by Swiftkey. Swiftkey now comes with additional emoji support in addition to a huge library of language packs.

Swiftkey keyboard lets you toggle up and down or back or forth between the languages you choose while typing. Here is how you do it.

Step 1: Open the SwiftKey keyboard in any app. Then tap the + icon present at the top-left corner. From the options that appear, tap on the Settings icon. Choose the languages you would like to type in. If you find the language you want missing, download that particular language pack.

Step 2. Now go to the keyboard and toggle between the languages you want to use.

Default Google keyboard:

Google Keyboard App is the default keyboard that comes with your Android smartphone. It also has a feature that lets you toggle between languages as you type. You can type in multiple languages by following the steps.

Step 1: Open any App that you want to type in. The Google default keyboard will open. Tap on the gear icon at the top of the keyboard and open Settings. Go to Languages and Types. Select the languages you want to input. You can download additional packs for the language you prefer.

Step 2: Now come back to the keyboard. You will notice that your keyboard now shows the default language. Swipe on it from right to left and the language will change.

If you don’t want this feature, go back to Languages and Types, and disable the languages you selected. You will be back to default English.


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