How to Type in Your Own Language using Chrome Extension Input Tools

Google Input Tools- Now type in your Own Language Easily

Do you face problems while typing in your own language in google docs. Want to type in Hindi easily as you type in English or normal sms language then read this full article here

How to Type in Your Own Language using Chrome Extension Input Tools
How to Type in Your Own Language using Chrome Extension Input Tools


Now Google Input Tools extension allows you to type in the language of your choice. You need to install this Google Input Tools extension in your Google chrome browser. 

And remember one thing that By installing this extension, you agree to the Terms of Service at http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/terms/.

So if you want to switch your typing in a different language with one click of the mouse and want switch back just by one easy click then this is for you. This Google Input Tools extension provides you the virtual screen keyboard to type and you can try handwriting input in this extension.

Keyboard Shortcuts settings here

  • ALT+SHIFT+N – this shortcut is used to switch to next input tool in the list (if the extension is off, turn it on. if the current input tool is the last tool in the list then turn the extension off)
  • ALT+SHIFT+R – this shortcut is used to revert to the last input tool you used (if none then turn off the extension)
  • ALT+SHIFT+T – this shortcut is used to toggle the current input tool.
How to install and usage instructions: 

First of all, when you first install the extension, you need to click on the extension icon in the chrome browser so for this you need to select Extension Options under the More Tool option. 

A new tab will appear here then you need to click on the three horizontal line in left upper corner of the browser and click on the option Chrome Web Store
Then type Google input tools here and add it to chrome. 

After added the Google input tools to chrome then you need to click on the icon of this extension available to the right upper corner of the browser so click on this icon then a pop up will open of this extension.

Then you can go with extension option here and then you can select your preferred languages or input methods here. The keyboards or handwriting input that you want to add to Selected input tools. You can enable it at any time from the extension itself. 

Enable Input tool
Just simply click on this extension icon then select the desired language tool in which you want to type available in the pop-up menu then click on any text box on the web page. So to turn off an input tool then click on the extension icon again and select the Turn Off option here.

How to type
While you start type in hindi then you need to select Hindi input on the extension and then start typing in your regular language or you can say it like your sms language.
For example, to get Namaste with Hindi transliteration then just type characters in your regular sms language like n-a-m-a-s-t-e then you will get that Hindi word. Its very easy to type in any your language.

And you can use the handwriting input in this extension. For that you need to select the handwriting input of your desired language here and then press track pad or left click of the mouse to hand draw a character on the pop-up handwriting panel here then select the character from the suggestion list or you can simply press ENTER  here or the SPACE key to select the first suggestion here, that’s it.

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