Android is the best competitor for iOS, unfortunately Android doesn’t supports such languages like Tamil because of the Unicode issues. I heard Android Ice cream sandwich comes with inbuilt Tamil support, but I don’t real or not. Android Froyo, GingerBread and honeycomb are still struggling to get working Tamil. Here are some tips to work out Tamil language in Android.
Editing opera browser is the quickest and easiest solution to read Tamil fonts, and some other application avail on marketplace to write Tamil (ex: Tamil Visai app). And some other ways avail but it may ask you to root your device. So here is the stage by stage guide to get on android operating system.
How to read Tamil on Opera browser?
Opera browser doesn’t have any inbuilt Tamil fonts, but it able to produce as images.
- Open opera browser
- Type “config:” on address bar without quote
- Find the option ‘Use bitmap fonts for complex scripts’’ and chose ‘yes’.
- Press save and reboot the opera mini browser.
That’s all, now you done to read complicated Indian languages on opera mini browser. Now you can able to use facebook and all other sites in your own mother tongue. But wait, you have to write Tamil right? There is solution exists to you. Tamil Visai is the right way to text in Tamil.
Tamil Visai: A free version that developed by ThamiZha. Unicode and phonetic input supports a wide range of phones.
How to get Tamil on whole phone for android?
Fortunately another one solution avail on android marketplace by spending some pennies, but you should considering the rooting access because of following apps needs to root your device (rooting may avoid the warranty of your device). Tamil Unicode Font –Donated is the application I say, a donated version which was made by Krish. But check the description of the app before buy, cuz author said some compatibility issues is there on LG, HTC and Nexus phones.
Hope now you satisfied by my post, best wishes.