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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Frihet, Apr 14, 2011.

  1. Frihet

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    Has anyone tried Better Keyboard 7? NooKDev says it should work, but, alas, it does not. It appears to install (files are in /data/app), but does not appear in the keyboard list so it can be selected.

    I would really like to have a Swedish keyboard, but neither SwiftKey or Better Keyboard seem to work -- for the same reason. No way to select them after installation.

    Note: the keyboard selection page implies the keyboard needs to be installed into /system/app, but I don't see how to do that.
     

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    To get an .apk into /system/app you either need to use adb, or use a file explorer program that has root access, like ES with root and R/W enabled (read/write)

    Using file explorer (ES) go into settings and enable root, and enable R/W. Now find the apk you downloaded and copy it. Then navigate to system/app, and paste it. Then reboot.
     
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