How To Type In Hindi In iPhone With Transliteration Keyboard

We all are surely comfortable talking and texting in English, but having a conversation in your native language is quite different and brings people together. It gives us a feeling of affinity and kinship. And you know what, Apple does understand us in all aspects. That is why Apple introduced a feature in iOS using which we can alter the keyboard settings according to our will to type and send messages in Hindi on iPhone. The best part is that, you don’t even need to type the messages in Hindi, instead, you can just type the messages using simple English letters and the message will get converted into equivalent Hindi letters. For example, if you type My name is Daksh, it will get converted to माई नेम इस दक्ष, cool!! isn’t it. Well to know the trick to do that, just stick around with us.

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How To Type In Hindi In iPhone / iPad

Earlier, if you desired to type in Hindi you had to use the Hindi letters which most of the users are not comfortable with. Now with the help of English to Hindi transliteration keyboard, you can use the English letters/words and they will be converted to equivalent Hindi letters/words.

It is really easy to add the Hindi transliteration keyboard on iOS 9, 10, 11, and 12. Follow the steps given below to make this trick work on your iPhone/iPad.

Note: The steps below are updated using an iPhone running on iOS 12.4. They can be followed on any iPhone model including iPhone 5, 6, 7, 8, X and later.

1. Launch the Settings app on your iPhone.

iPhone settings

2. Under Settings select General option.

general option in settings

3. Now tap on Keyboard in General Settings.

iPhone keyboard settings

4. Under Keyboards settings select Keyboards at the top.

number of selected keyboards

5. After that, select Add New Keyboard… under Keyboards.

add new keyboard

6. In the next step, select Hindi in Add New Keyboard…

add hindi keyboard on iPhone

7. After tapping on Hindi, you will see that a Keyboard Transliteration is added. Select it.

add Hindi transliteration keyboard on iphone

8. Finally, tap on Done at the top right corner.

This was one of the two methods using which transliteration keyboard can be added. The other method is a type of shortcut, but you should always know the traditional method too.

Shortcut Method To Add Hindi Transliteration Keyboard On iOS

After learning the traditional way to add keyboard now let’s move to the shortcut method to do the same.

1. Open the keyboard anywhere you want.

2. Now tap and long-press the globe icon at the bottom.

Globe on iOS keyboard

3. Click on Keyboard settings… in the next step.

choose keyboard settings

4. After that, the steps are the same as above.

With this, you have successfully added the Transliteration Hindi keyboard on your iPhone. Once you have added the keyboard, press and hold the Globe button on the Keyboard. Then switch to the Hindi Transliteration keyboard in order to use it.

Switch to hindi transliteration keyboard on ios

Now you can send messages, take notes, write emails in Hindi by typing in English which will be so fast and convenient compared to typing Hindi letters. You can also use the Hindi transliteration keyboard in apps to write in Hindi in apps like Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, WhatsApp, and others.

Make Use Of Voice To Type Messages In Hindi

Once you have added the Hindi Transliteration keyboard, now it is really easy to make use of voice to send the message in the Hindi language. To do that, here are the steps.

1. Open the keyboard in the chat in which you want to send a message.

2. In the next step, tap and hold the globe icon and select the Hindi transliteration keyboard.

Select hindi transliteration keyboard

3. Now tap on the Mic icon adjacent to the globe icon.

send voice message using mic

4. After that, speak in Hindi whatever you want.

hindi audio message

Now whatever you say, will automatically be getting converted in Hindi. You can do that similarly using the other languages.

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Conclusion

English to Hindi transliteration Keyboard on iOS definitely made typing and sending messages in Hindi in iPhone very easy for us. Previously, it was really hard using Hindi Keyboard because of its complexity(as most of us are used to English Keyboard.) Other than that, the feature of using voice for sending a message is the icing on the cake. You can choose other languages too using the same methods. So what are your thoughts about this feature, did you like it or not? Tell us in the comments section below.

Hemant Mendiratta
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