Before downloading the app make sure you can see Amharic letters on your mobile phone or tablet.
Can you see the Amharic letters in the next line below?
If you see boxes instead of Amharic letters, your device does not support Amharic display.
Samsung Galaxy S3
My device (4)
Language and Input (4)
Amharic Keyboard (5)
Enable Amharic Keyboard
The steps may be slightly different from device to device. This instruction is for Samsung Galaxy S3.
Go to My device (figure 4)
Then tap the Language and Input option (figure 4)
You will see the Amharic Keyboard (figure 5)
Check the box (figure 5)
app (browser, facebook, messaging, contact, ...)(6)
Select input method (7)
Amharic Keyboard (1)
Using Amharic Keyboard
Start your favorite app(browser, Facebook, messaging, contact, ...)(figure 6)
When you start typing, you will see a keyboard icon on the notification bar on top. (figure 6)
Open the notification window and tap Select input method (figure 7)
Then you can switch between Amharic and English (figure 8)
When you pick Amharic Keyboard, you will see the keyboard (figure 1)
Typing Amharic Letters
Tap the key to see all the variants of the letter (figure 2)
You can do the same for the other characters
To find the additional letters and punctuation marks, tab the arrow key
Tab the key on the bottom left corner to see numbers and other punctuation marks
Tab 1/2 to see Ethiopic numbers and additional letters
You can use the Amharic Keyboard on any app just like you use the standard keyboard.