Enable handwriting input in mobile browser: Google give its users this feature so that instead of typing through swift keyboard they can write in their own handwriting in mobile browser. You just need to write in your mobile browser in a way you write in normal paper. Google automatically detects your writing and convert it into window text.
In my previous article I already told you about how to enable handwriting input in Gmail and Google drive. So, you can consider this as extension of previous article. Main benefit of enabling handwriting input in mobile browser is that one can write in foreign languages also. This is not possible while writing with conventional touch keyboard. Also, sometimes you want to move away from touch keyboards. so to write in own handwriting is a good alternative.
To know how to enable handwriting input in mobile browser read the guide given below:
Steps given below are same both for android and ios smartphones and tablets.
Android: device should run on android 2.3 or higher
iOS: device should run on ios 5 or higher.
- To write in your own handwriting in mobile browser open the Google home page in your mobile.
- Sign in to your account.
- Once you have signed in open settings and select search settings.
- In search settings you will find handwriting feature. Enable this feature and don’t forget to save the changes at the bottom of the screen.
- You have successfully enable the handwriting input in your mobile browser.
You just have to check out this feature. So if now if you want to type in your handwriting open the search page. You can choose g button from bottom right of the screen. This will enable the feature. Now start writing anywhere on the screen. Once you remove your finger contact with screen it will automatically detects the text that you have written in your handwriting and convert that iinto that is readable by google.
At any any time you can disable this feature by again pressing the g button.
Once you have enabled handwriting input it gives you predictions as you write in your handwriting. You can search for them at any time.
Now it’s easy to type special characters like $, % etc.
If two or more characters look similar you can check out for options that appears at bottom of screen.
If you prefer writing your text out rather than entering it on a small keyboard, enabling the handwriting feature may be right up your alley. You can always disable it if it doesn’t fit you right.