Samsung Galaxy Tab – Steps to Install Android 2.3 Gingerbread Keyboard

samsung galaxy tabWhat if you can’t use the latest Gingerbread 2.3 OS on your Samsung Galaxy Tab, we will now see how you can install the latest Gingerbread Keyboard for your Samsung Galaxy Tab. So, before we proceed on how you can install the Gingerbread 2.3 keyboard, you need to first download the apk file of the Gingerbread keyboard and then proceed to the procedure given below.

Procedure to install Gingerbread keyboard on your Samsung Galaxy Tab:

1. After downloading the above mentioned zip file you need to extract the downloaded zip file to a folder on the desktop. These files to the root of your device

After extracting the zip file on the desktop you will find the file LatinIME.apk and also libjni_latinime.so. You need to copy these files to the root of your device.

3. Now, you need to copy them to the respective folders on your Galaxy Tab using Root Explorer. You may or may not need the rooted access to the Samsung Galaxy Tab. It worked in some non rooted Galaxy Tab, so have a look at it.

4. Now, go to the System Preferences and then select the Android Keyboard so that you can now use the Gingerbread Keyboard on your Galaxy Tab. Please note that, if you are unable to use this keyboard, check the Locale & text settings and make sure that you have selected the Input method as the installed Gingerbread keyboard or else you will not get the access to the newly installed Gingerbread keyboard on your Galaxy Tab.

This is it, you have now successfully installed the Gingerbread keyboard for your Samsung Galaxy Tab. If you want to install the Gingerbread 2.3 keyboard for any other Android device then you can install the same.

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