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Arabic Keypad of iPhone (Arabic version)

Posted by Mourad Diouri on January 19, 2008

How to set up an Arabic Keyboad in iPod touch/iPhone?

The following video from a YouTube user who demonstrates both in English and colloquial Arabic how to install an Arabic keypad in iPod touch/iPhone.


What does the txt message say in the grey callout?

  • Note that the letters are not fully joined up
  • They are displayed as the six non-connecting letters (also named as naughty letters!)
  • The message should better look like this:
  • ……………..لديك رسالة صوتية جديدة من 0505610980 فضلا اتصل على
  • Share and discuss your answers by leaving a comment in the comments section below

10 Responses to “Arabic Keypad of iPhone (Arabic version)”

  1. Ben T said

    you have a new voice message from…. please call…

  2. David said

    You have a new voice message, please call xxxxx

  3. Jennifer said

    You have a new message, please call……

  4. Andrew S said

    You have voice mail. Call…

  5. moustafa said

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  6. halo said


  7. Remya said

    its a nice one , how to set arabic keypad in an IPhone appln

  8. ER said

    how do you type a hamsa on this keyboard??

  9. Amit said

    hey… i just found a new typing application for arabic name “Arabic CleverTexting”. do you guys have any idea about it..

    heres the app link on itunes

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