How-to Get Android 4 Keyboard on Your Older Phone

Ice Cream Sandwich, i.e. Android 4 has many useful new and updated features. Google Nexus is the first phone which comes with Ice Cream Sandwich. ICS comes up with a new keyboard which has improvement over the froyo and honeycomb keyboards. If you own an Android Smartphone which is running on Android 2.2 Froyo or higher, then you can get ICS keyboard for your device without rooting your phone.

There is an Android phone app named  ‘Ice Cream Sandwich Keyboard’ available at Android Market place that can enable Ice Cream Sandwich keyboard on your Froyo, Gingerbread powered phone. More than one lakh users benefited with this application.

ICS Keyboard App Features:

– Multi-touch keyboard
– User dictionary, built-in dictionary
– Configurable auto correction
– Redesigned and optimized keyboard layout and style
– Speech to text (select languages only)
– Custom vibration intensity
– Long press “Enter” key to bring up smiley alternatives (Only on IM mode, for example in Gtalk)
– Long press on “/” key in URL mode to bring up domains –

Necessary Permissions:

  • Allow application to access the audio record path for Audio-to-text input to work.
  • Allow to read user defined dictionary that enables this application to read any private words, names and phrases that the user may have stored in the user dictionary.
  • Allow application to read Contact data.

Application user guide Video:

Supported languages layout:

English, French , Hebrew, Arabic, German, Czech, Bulgarian, Catalan, Spanish, Esperanto, Danish, Italian, Finnish, Georgian, Russian, Ukrainian, Latvian, Swedish,Latin, Dutch, Portuguese, Slovakian, Slovenian, Greek,Serbian, Hungarian,Swiss

Warning: Please note that this app is in Beta version so you may expect some bugs in it.

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