SwiftKey has introduced a transliteration feature for Hindi and Gujarati speakers, enabling users to type in English letters and automatically have it converted to one of these languages without having to change keyboard modes. The feature essentially detects the language the user is typing in and shows prediction in English and native language script, for example, typing in ‘namaste’ will display both "namaste" and “नमस्ते" on the prediction bar. The feature will be automatically enabled for those SwiftKey users that have Hindi or Gujarati language modules installed on their phones. Note that while the feature will display suggestions in both English and the enabled local language when using the QWERTY keyboard, on switching to the Hindi keyboard for example, the app will display only Hindi suggestions. We tried to test the transliteration supprt, however, it doesn’t seem like the update…
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