Google Launches Roman Urdu Script Feature in Gboard

Google Launches Roman Urdu Script Feature in Gboard. Now Google will let you convert Roman Urdu to Urdu by using Gboard. This feature is available for both Android and iOS. Gboard’s Roman Urdu to Urdu feature is very smart. It accurately translates roman Urdu text into Urdu script in real time.

Google Launches Roman Urdu Script Feature in Gboard

Gboard will also let users convert Roman texts into Sindhi, Punjabi and Kashmiri script. This is a very good news for people who have very poor Urdu writing skills.

How To Convert Roman Urdu to Urdu

  • If users do not already have the Gboard, they should go to Google Play and install Gboard, available for both Android and iOS.
  • Once the application has been installed it will guide users to enable the keyboard and select it as their input method.
  • Once that’s done, users can move to the Gboard settings → Languages and deselect the option for ‘Use system language’.
  • After deselecting the option, users can go through Gboard’s list of languages and select the option for Urdu (abc → اردو).
  • Once this is done users will be able to access the feature across multiple apps including their phone’s in-built text messaging app.
  • To change the mode of the keyboard users need to press and hold the spacebar and select Urdu (abc → اردو) on the popup, they can go back to the regular keyboard anytime.

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Fizza Atique

Fizza Atique is a Tech writer specializing in the intersection of tech and culture. She likes photography, VR, electronic music, coffee, and baking.
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