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Initial post: Nov 16, 2011 5:17:28 PM PST
Yoon Lee says:
So far I like Kindle Fire. However, it is disappointing that I can't type Korean. Looks like there are several Korean IME/Keboard app in the Google Android Market.
Is there anyway, I can type Korean?

Posted on Nov 16, 2011 8:50:38 PM PST
H. Z. Li says:
I hope that Kindle Fire software will soon be updated to allow different keyboard inputs and fix the sluggishness of the UI and Silk. Otherwise, just wait for custom ROMs.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 18, 2011 8:35:40 AM PST
Samuel Kim says:
다른 나라 언어를 사용하지 못하면 그것을 파는데 한계가 있다.

Posted on Nov 18, 2011 8:41:53 AM PST
Samuel Kim says:
If kindle fire can not use(write and read) the other language, there will be limited to use. See! Broken word I wrote. Amazon only can write English.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 18, 2011 10:11:41 AM PST
H. Z. Li says:
Don't worry. Update will come soon.

Posted on Nov 25, 2011 9:24:54 AM PST
Josef Kofman says:
Not only language, but not attaching ext memory make it very limited and Free Apps to choose not so great

Posted on Nov 29, 2011 4:13:46 PM PST
Windy-City says:
Yeah I think they have to update for Korean keyboard

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 5, 2011 6:56:46 PM PST
annonymous says:
like how soon?

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 5, 2011 7:34:12 PM PST
H. Z. Li says:
Actually you can install your preferred keyboard methods if you have a rooted Kindle Fire.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1364543

Posted on Dec 8, 2011 4:29:10 AM PST
i need the kindlefire update for korean keyboard

Posted on Dec 8, 2011 4:39:28 AM PST
CBRetriever says:
they don't have it for any of the kindles and they've only just released the basic kindle in 5 other languages with language specific virtual keyboards - doubt that arabic, korean, japanese, etc are gonna be released real soon (but hopefully for you, I'll be wrong)

Posted on Dec 13, 2011 6:18:07 AM PST
how do i switch to Spanish and make this piece of crap to stop auto correcting every single word i type?
I'm 5 minutes away from smash this against the wall....

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 13, 2011 6:26:49 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 13, 2011 6:35:29 AM PST
~nospin says:
Go into Settings>Kindle Keyboard> Quick Fixes - turn off

Edit: If that does not work, check out this blog http://www.shaftek.org/blog/2011/12/03/enabling-other-languages-on-amazons-new-kindle-fire-tablet/ and the original blog referenced.

Posted on Dec 18, 2011 6:53:10 PM PST
i neeed korean ime can you update please

Posted on Dec 19, 2011 6:38:16 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 19, 2011 6:39:01 PM PST
S. Cox says:
I just got my Kindle Fire. Love it. But I'd like to be able to type in Korean, too. Anybody listening?

Posted on Dec 28, 2011 12:45:34 PM PST
Need Korean soooooooooon. But when is sooooon?)

Posted on Dec 28, 2011 12:49:07 PM PST
CBRetriever says:
jeesh guys, they've just put out the first kindle that's capable of working in any language other than english and now you want korean?

I just knew that was gonna happen

maybe there's an app?

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 29, 2011 11:10:35 AM PST
Thomas Lyman says:
Se puede eliminar el autocorrect por los settings.
Settings -> more -> kindle keyboard -> quick fixes : off

Posted on Dec 29, 2011 12:42:08 PM PST
akchun says:
Need Korean keyboard.. amazon needs to.do.something.about this soon. Its disappointing to foreigners.like me

Posted on Dec 29, 2011 12:50:29 PM PST
CBRetriever says:
And yet another one! Next thing someone will be wanting farsi or inuit or polish. They just managed to get the basic kindle out a few months ago in another language than english, give them time and maybe they'll be able do it.

Or go look and see if there's an app that will let you do it - I think someone in some thread said something about a chinese application.

Posted on Jan 4, 2012 10:15:31 AM PST
Peter says:
Korean NOW or I smash this against a wall and buy a SAMSUNG Galaxy Tab... is the Korean mentality lol

Posted on Jan 7, 2012 9:39:32 PM PST
Sejin Oh says:
Love my kindle fire. Please add Korean keyboard support. Thank you.

Posted on Jan 7, 2012 9:45:14 PM PST
TuxGirl says:
Uh... I'm guessing it'll be a ling time. The fire doesn't support any other languages, and is clearly stated to be us only. Half the functionality doesn't even work outside the US, and the device has some very serious bugs they still need to fix. I highly doubt there will be additional languages added soon.

That said, all they would have to do would be to enable.external input methods, but yeah. If you are desperate enough to consider slamming the fire into the wall, why not root?

Posted on Jan 7, 2012 10:48:34 PM PST
Thanks to C. Li,
this method works and it only takes you minutes to do it :)
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1364543

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 8, 2012 1:42:12 PM PST
Sejin Oh says:
If I root my fire, would all existing amazon service work? like video or books etc?

Can you point me to a how to root (properly) online page or something wud be very appreciated :)

Thanks,
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