Friday, December 11, 2015

How To Enable Third Party Keyboard In Google Chrome In iOS 9

If you wish to enable third party keyboard in Google Chrome on iOS 9 iPhone then jailbreak offers the great tweak that brings this functionality to you device. As you may know on a stock iOS device, you can’t use alternate keyboards like Swype with Chrome. But folks who have already jailbroken their devices with Pangu tool for iOS 9 - 9.0.2 devices are lucky, as there is Cydia tweak that enables third party keyboard in Google Chrome.ChromeKeyboardEnabler is a newly launched jailbreak tweak by developer snakeninny, and it enables third party keyboards within Google Chrome on iOS devices.

How To Enable Third Party Keyboard In Google Chrome In iOS 9

Step 1. To grab ChromeKeyboardEnabler you need to be jailbroken with Pangu tool. Once done navigate to BigBoss repositore on Cydia and download the tweak. It is available for free of charge.

Step 2. Now install the tweak, and you’re ready to go.

Step 3. On the screenshot below you can see a before and after photo. On the left is what Google Chrome’s keyboard looks like prior to the tweak’s installation, and on the right is what Chrome looks like with Swype installed and enabled.
 

If you don't know then the reason why third-party keyboards don’t normally work in Chrome on iOS 9 device, is because Chrome’s keyboard implementation lacks the necessary language key to activate alternate keyboards. It is shown on the picture below.

If you frequently use Chrome on your device and want to enable third party keyboard in Google Chrome on iOS 9 iPhone, then look no further than ChromeKeyboardEnabler. Considering the fact that it’s a free jailbreak tweak then you can go ahead and take it for a spin. As you see jailbreaking is the great thing to liberate your device from manufacture limitations and brings new way of using your iPhone.

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