Mobile messaging app Hike will launch in 8 Indic languages, including Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Gujarati, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam and Telugu tomorrow. Other than the multilingual interface, the app will also come with a multilingual keyboard letting users type in the supported 9 languages. Hike users will be presented with a dialogue box to select their preferred language on updating the app tomorrow. Post this, users can select their preferred language. The multilingual keyboard needs to be enabled separately from ‘language and input’ in the settings menu. Here users will be able to select the languages they want to enable for the keyboard. Speaking to MediaNama Hike mentioned that its keyboard would only work with the app. We presume it will be inbuilt into the app and be usable as an alternate to the user’s default keyboard. This should be useful especially…
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