How to change kindle fire keyboard


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The Kindle Fire original keyboard is so small that it's not easy to use.Read this articlr and you'll learn how to replace the original keyboard. Rooting is needed.

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How to change kindle fire keyboard

  1. 1. How to change Kindle Fire keyboard
  2. 2. How to change Kindle Fire keyboard The Kindle Fire’s original keyboard always get me crazy. It’s so small that it’s easy to type the wrong words. You may want to install another keyboard app to replace the original one – just like what you do on an Android device. But Kindle Fire has no any options for you to change the input method as Amazon has block this feature. But if your Kindle Fire is rooted, then thing would get easy. This article will tell you how to change Keyboard on a rooted Kindle Fire
  3. 3. 1. Root Kindle Fire and allow installation of applications The first thing you need to do is to root your Kindle Fire. You can refer to some tutorials: • How to root Kindle Fire • Rooting Kindle Fire with one click And you also need to allow Kindle Fire to install third party apps. Go to “Settings” – “Device” and enable “Allow Installation of Applications”
  4. 4. 2. Install keyboard app Visit to get and install keyboard app on your Kindle Fire. Here I choose the ICS keyboard, the Android 4.0 original keyboard
  5. 5. 3. Move keyboard app to system directory Open ES File Explorer(you can get from Kindle App store) and go to /data/app. Find the ICS keyboard app you just installed and paste it at /system/app. The app name may have changed. You can find it by app icon.
  6. 6. 4. Reboot device and install keyboard again Reboot your Kindle Fire and go to /system/app again by ES File Explorer. Tap the ICS keyboard and you will be asked whether to replace the app. Choose “OK” and install.
  7. 7. 4. Reboot device and install keyboard again Tap anywhere you can type words and a window will pop up to let you choose the input method. You can see the ICS keyboard in the list. Choose it and you can see the original keyboard has changed into ICS keyboard.
  8. 8. 5. A tiny bug you may meet This trick is simple but it’s not perfect. A tiny bug has been found that the next time you reboot Kindle Fire, the keyboard app may crash. This situation only happens on some keyboard apps, not all of them. If you meet this, just go to /system/app and reinstall the keyboard app then the warning window will disappear and it won’t pop up any more Source: