Hamro Keyboard: Are they collecting user data?

Hamro Keyboard is a Nepali keyboard (a product of Hamro Patro) which can be used for Unicode Transliteration, MPP based Romanized layout, and traditional layout. It has received majestic reviews and ratings from its user. Recently, people are being concerned about the data policy on Hamro keyboard. Users are in uncertainty about their privacy, whether the app collects and stores their personal and sensitive data while they were typing.

After knowing about the concern from users, Shankar Uprety, CEO and Founder of Hamro Patro publishes a letter to clear all the blurring questions.

What does Mr. Uprety publish?

In the letter published on May 18, he said, “We want to assure all of our users we do not collect any sensitive and private information.” Mr. Uprety also reassures its users that the Hamro keyboard app maintains data privacy. It never collects any sensitive data of its users nor their credit card number or password.

Users complain that they are seeing a warning that the Hamro keyboard may collect sensitive data. So what is it? Well, on this issue, Mr. CEO answered that such type of warning is shown for every third-party keyboard app including Swiftkey. He promises that Hamro Keyboard neither collecting any sensitive data nor will any such activities in upcoming days.

From the announcement of the CEO of Hamro Keyboard, it is cleared that users can use it without any doubt. The app does not store any of the sensitive data.

Published by Routine of Nepal Banda

Brief History of Hamro Keyboard

Since the Hamro keyboard released on the official Google Play store and we all know the play store has its strict data privacy. Google play keeps monitoring all the available apps in its platform and makes sure the app keeps data privacy.

Hamro Keyboard is a Nepali keyboard for each of us who embrace the Nepali language. You can use this keyboard to write down Nepali text in any app. No got to copy and paste.

With Hamro Nepali Keyboard, you can typewrite Nepali straight to any app. It supports three keyboard layouts, Unicode Transliteration, MPP based Romanized layout, and traditional layout. The app also added Emoji support, Stickers, Themes, and Numeric Keypad with the latest update. 

Back in 2014, Nepal Keyboard was released for the shake of Nepali writing. At that time, the Nepali Twitter Community lacks a proper Nepali Keyboard. Their only alternative was Hindi Keyboard. After working a lot, with the collaboration of Nepali Twitter, Hamro Keyboard was developed. Several features were included on that app including Nepali stickers, themes, ecards, and many others.

And after this long journey, Hamro Keyboard is helping more than 5 million users to type the Nepali language. Lastly, Mr. CEO thanks to all of its users for their love and support for the Hamro keyboard.

Now, Type in Nepali and help your friends to type in Nepali. Let’s promote the Nepali language by typing in Nepali.

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