1. Education
Send to a Friend via Email

How to Type French Accents


12 of 13

Typing French Accents - Android
If you have an Android tablet or smart phone, you can download the app Smart Keyboard to get access to accented letters.
  1. Download the trial version or pro version of the app and install it on your device
  2. Go to "Language and keyboard" and check the "Smart Keyboard" box
  3. Go to "Settings > Language > Current Language" and choose "English (International)"
  4. Go any app with a text box and press inside it in order to activate a popup menu. Choose "Input Method" and then "Smart Keyboard"
You're all set! Now you can type accents by pressing and holding the button for the unaccented letter for a moment. A list of accented letters will pop up for you to choose from.

For example, to type à, press and hold the letter a, then choose à. To type é, è, ê, or ë, press and hold e, then make your selection. For ç, press and hold the letter c.
Related Video
French Dialogues: Eating Out
  1. About.com
  2. Education
  3. French Language
  4. French Tools
  5. Teaching French
  6. Computers and French
  7. Typing French Accents on Android

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.