External Keyboard

External Keyboard


When connecting your Android device to an external USB or Bluetooth keyboard a US-English layout may be used as default. Use this app to get support for additional keyboard layouts or to switch between different keyboard layouts. The way of using the app depends on your system.

For Android up to 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) the app adds to your device a new input method "External Keyboard" that needs to be enabled in the settings first. Afterwards you can switch between internal and external keyboard as needed. Please follow the on-screen instructions shown by the app.

For Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) and newer physical keyboards are already supported by the system and can be configured in the system settings. A corresponding notification will be shown if you connect a keyboard. In this case please do not use the input method "External Keyboard". The app provides additional keyboard layouts to the system.

Please take a look at the screenshots for hints on how to use the app on different versions of Android.
The app is compatible with many Android devices and keyboards made by MEDION®. Owners of a MEDION® LIFETAB® do not need to install the app, because it comes preinstalled. Should the app not work as expected with your MEDION® device or your MEDION® keyboard, please let us know. You can either contact us or write a review including the product information and a short problem desciption.

Please note: The input method "External Keyboard" requires a MEDION® device or a MEDION® keyboard in order to work properly. If your combination of device and keyboard is supported this is being indicated by a green checkmark in the settings.

Recent changes:
Update to version 2.3:

- Solved problems using CAPS LOCK.
- Solved problems detecting Bluetooth keyboard on a Google Nexus 7.
- Integrated support for Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) and newer.
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File size
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About External Keyboard
When connecting your Android device to an external USB or Bluetooth keyboard a US-English layout may be used as default. Use this app to get support for additional keyboard layouts or to switch between different keyboard layouts. The way of using the app depends on your system.

For Android up to 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) the app adds to your device a new input method "External Keyboard" that needs to be enabled in the settings first. Afterwards you can switch between internal and external keyboard as needed. Please follow the on-screen instructions shown by the app.

For Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) and newer physical keyboards are already supported by the system and can be configured in the system settings. A corresponding notification will be shown if you connect a keyboard. In this case please do not use the input method "External Keyboard". The app provides additional keyboard layouts to the system.

Please take a look at the screenshots for hints on how to use the app on different versions of Android.
The app is compatible with many Android devices and keyboards made by MEDION®. Owners of a MEDION® LIFETAB® do not need to install the app, because it comes preinstalled. Should the app not work as expected with your MEDION® device or your MEDION® keyboard, please let us know. You can either contact us or write a review including the product information and a short problem desciption.

Please note: The input method "External Keyboard" requires a MEDION® device or a MEDION® keyboard in order to work properly. If your combination of device and keyboard is supported this is being indicated by a green checkmark in the settings.

Recent changes:
Update to version 2.3:

- Solved problems using CAPS LOCK.
- Solved problems detecting Bluetooth keyboard on a Google Nexus 7.
- Integrated support for Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) and newer.

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A Google User
Nov 12, 2014
Limited hardware support I have a generic bluetooth keyboard on my Asus Memopad. External Keyboard helper app works fine but this app doesn't. Gave up trying to get UK keyboard working. I guess if it works, it's a good app.
A Google User
Oct 26, 2014
When I clicked ok just exited me off the app
A Google User
Sep 19, 2014
More languages needed If you could add arabic layout then it'll be great. Please use the Egyptian Arabic 101 keys layout and thanks for your hard work.
A Google User
Sep 2, 2014
Doesn't work with Medion Lifetab, 4.0.3
A Google User
Aug 27, 2014
It sucks Not working for android 4.1