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How to install and set Chinese or Indian language as the default keyboard?

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To use Chinese or Indian language keyboard for your Android TV, you will need to install the following language keyboard from Google which is available at Google Play Store. The available language keyboard are:
  • Google Pinyin Input
  • Google Zhuyin Input
  • Google Indic Keyboard**

Follow the steps below to install and set Chinese or Indian language as default keyboard.

  1. Press HOME button on the remote to go Home menu. Scroll down to the Apps shelf and select Google Play Store icon.

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  2. Search for Keyboard and look for Google Pinyin Input, Google Zhuyin input or Google Indic keyboard.

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  3. Install either Google Pinyin Input, Google Zhuyin input or Google Indic keyboard.  Follow the instruction on the TV screen.

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  4. Once installation complete, press HOME button on your remote control to go Home Menu. Select Settings.

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  5. Select Keyboard under System Preference.

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  6. Select Current Keyboard.

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  7. You can find the downloaded keyboard. Select the option which you want to use.

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To change to different language keyboard, follow the steps below:

  1. Press HOME button on your remote control to go Home Menu. Select Settings.

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  2. Select Keyboard under System Preference.

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  3. Select Current Keyboard.

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  4. You can find list of available different language/type keyboard. Select the keyboard which you want to use.

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**Google Indic Keyboard include:

  • English keyboard
  • Assamese keyboard
  • Bengali keyboard
  • Gujarati keyboard
  • Hindi keyboard
  • Kannada keyboard
  • Malayalam keyboard
  • Marathi keyboard
  • Odia keyboard
  • Punjabi keyboard
  • Tamil keyboard
  • Telugu keyboard