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April 16, 2015

Google release Handwriting Input app to Google Play with Emoji support

Handwriting+Input_LOGO1aGoogle released a new app on 15 April, Google Handwriting Input, to the Play Store. As the name suggests, you use it to handwrite both print and flowing text on your Android phone or tablet without the need to have a stylus.
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This new application won’t be for everyone, but it is a unique way to quickly input small messages to send to your friends and family. In terms of design, it features a familiar color scheme that can be found in the official Google Keyboard app.

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Here’s the description and the key features this app has to offer:

Google Handwriting Input allows you to handwrite text on your phone or tablet in 82 languages. It supports printed and cursive writing, with or without a stylus. Google Handwriting Input also supports hundreds of emojis, so you can express yourself in any Android app.

Key features:

  • A useful complement to touchscreen typing or voice input
  • A fun way to enter emojis by drawing
  • Useful for languages that can be challenging to type on a standard keyboard
  • Works across your Android phones and tablets running Android 4.0.3 and up
  • If you claim your handwriting is terrible, try it out and see if it can convince you otherwise

Google Handwriting Input for free from the Google Play Store, at the link below.


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Dave Thornton

Senior Editor

Senior Editor
Been involved in technology for many years, more than I care to remember. Live in Dundee, Scotland. I like Android, Windows Phone OS, BlackBerry OS and iOS, and love writing about all things techie. Currently have a Honor 6+, Elephone P6000, Nexus 5, Chrombook C720, HTC One M7, Nokia Lumina 625, Microsoft Lumia 435, Blackberry Q10, HTC Hero and iPad mini