New Delhi, December 22 2015: hike messenger, India’s own messaging platform, will launch its app in eight vernacular languages -- Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Gujarati, Bengali, Malayalam, Kannada and Telugu, tomorrow.
This launch, available immediately on Android phones, encompasses the following features:
· Multi-lingual interface; which means, from the moment you open the app, you can choose the language of your app. Thus your full app experience is in your native language!
· Multi-lingual keyboard allows you type in up to 9 languages (including English). It also offers glide functionality at the bottom of the chat panel that lets you swap between the languages with ease, thus upping the fun in chatting. For a bi-lingual or multi-lingual chat experience, this is a wonderful addition!
· The keyboard comes with predictive text technology that works on artificial intelligence and gives you a wide array of relevant words in your native language as you type, thus helping you save time and express
· Hike’s stickers are also available in all these languages and help you express yourself in your native language!
To use hike messenger in your native language
When you download hike messenger or update it, you will see a dialogue that will allow you to choose your language.
To use keyboards, select the “3-dot menu”, tap “settings” and open “language and input”. Enable hike keyboard and select as many languages as you desire.
For a few days, we have a brief video on Indian language hike in our Tech Video spot on the home page