How To Type In Hindi Using English Keyboard (PC and Android)

We are already familiar that Hindi is one of the official languages of India, so it is maintaining its strict importance. In some places like government offices, Affidavit, Invitation cards, Hindi newspapers, etc. the use of Hindi font is essential. It is also very common that most of us use English characters to type in Hindi, i.e., we use “Hinglish,” but this language can’t be used in formal places. Also, the computer & mobile keyboard comes with only English characters. So, today HowToCrazy will let you know How To Type In Hindi Using English Keyboard.

type Hindi using English keyboard
type Hindi using English keyboard

Type in Hindi using English keyboard on Android & PC

Here, I will share Hindi typing methods for both, Android and PC. You can write Hindi using British keyboard using an Application. For PC, you must download a software that will help you to write Hindi using English.

#1 Google Indic Keyboard for Android

To type in Hindi with the help of English Keyboard on your Android Mobile Phone you just need to follow the below steps:

Step 1: Firstly, you need to download the Google Indic Keyboard app from the play store.

Step 2: Now After successful installation, you should go to the Setting of your android device.

Step 3: Now, Scroll down and find “Language & Input.”

Step 4: Now, Click on the “Virtual Keyboard” option to select Google Indic Keyboard.

Step 5: Just see there will an option of Default which is showing your current Default Keyboard, now Click on Default and Select Google Indic Keyboard as your Default Keyboard.

Step 6: Now, to check whether you are successfully done, move on to any typing window like create a new message, you can see that at the top of the Keyboard there are two options ABC and अ. You need to click on अ or something similar to it.

Step 7: You will see three options now :

  • 1st is the transcript tool, on which you can type in English and it will transcript your words into Hindi very smartly.
  • 2nd is Hindi, Hindi words; sometimes you could find it difficult to see all the words in the 2nd option.
  • 3rd is a Handwriting tool, on which you can write with your fingers in Hindi.

But we will recommend you to use the 1st Option as it’s very accurate and less time-consuming. For example, if you will type “How are you” in this it will transcript it into “क्या हाल है.”

Note: You can always switch from Hindi to English or English to Hindi by just pressing ABC for English and अ for Hindi which is on the top of the keyboard. Also, you can use Google Indic Keyboard to type in 10 other Indian languages.


#2. Google Hindi Input Tool for Windows

You can download and install Google Hindi Input Tool to your computer to type in Hindi with the help of English keyboard.

Step 1: Firstly, you need to click on the following link: Google Input Tools

Step 2: Now, select language (Hindi), Accept Terms and Conditions and Click Download.

Step 3: After downloading, open Control Panel and go to “Clock, Language, and Region” and click on “Change keyboards or other input methods.”

Step 4: Now click “Keyboards and Languages” and then Click “Change Keyboards.”

Step 5: At last click “Language Bar” and select “Docked in Task Bar” to integrate the Hindi typing tool with your computer.

That’s All; you are done with all the settings, you can type in Hindi now.

Final Words about Typing Hindi using English Keyboard

This trick is how you can type in Hindi using the English keyboard in both, i.e., your Android mobile phone as well as your PC. It is useful in the case when you are more comfortable typing in Hindi script or need it for official use. As we already know that most of the written correspondence has now replaced the old papers, so it is essential for us to have this feature on our mobiles/computers. So, try out this method and let us know if you will face any trouble doing the same.


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