The Google Pinyin Input is an input method (IME) optimized for typing Chinese on Android. The app offers a variety of methods for fast and easy input of Chinese characters. Key features: - QWERTY Pinyin keyboard with gesture typing and ...Read more
The Google Pinyin Input is an input method (IME) optimized for typing Chinese on Android.
The app offers a variety of methods for fast and easy input of Chinese characters. Key features: - QWERTY Pinyin keyboard with gesture typing and intelligent correction - 9 key Pinyin keyboard with gesture typing - Stroke keyboard - Full screen and half screen handwriting keyboard - Latin keyboard - Fuzzy pinyin - Double pinyin - Optimized UI for different screen sizes - Voice input
The app supports both simplified and traditional Chinese characters, as well as punctuation, emoticons, Latin characters and digits. Voice input is network-based in order to provide highly accurate matches.
Note: To be used on your Android device, the input method must be enabled in "Settings" → "Language & Input".
For typing Cantonese, you could download the Google Cantonese Input: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.inputmethod.cantonese
For typing traditional Chinese by Zhuyin or Cangjie, you could download the Google Zhuyin Input: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.inputmethod.zhuyin
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UPDATED ON: Sep 10, 2015
SIZE Varies with device
INSTALLATIONS: 50,000,000 - 100,000,000
LATEST VERSION: Varies with device
ANDROID VERSIONVaries with device
control vibration alert
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full Internet access
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view network state
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YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
read user-defined dictionary
Allows an application to read any private words, names and phrases that the user may have stored in the user dictionary.
write to user defined dictionary
Allows an application to write new words into the user dictionary.
read contact data
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use account authentication credentials
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discover known accounts
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manage the accounts list
Allows an application to perform operations like adding, and removing accounts and deleting their password.
automatically start at boot
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