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Google recently released Google Hindi IME (Input Method Editor, a techy name for keyboard) which I now saw with my friend's Nexus 4. It has the requested Rupee symbol:
If you are ready to shell out a few bucks then you can buy SwiftKey. It shows the rupee symbol over the key 'X'. Just make sure you set the language of your phone to "English (India)" otherwise you won't get the rupee symbol (link). There is also a trial version of SwiftKey available for one month.
Rendering Tamil characters is a challenge as there is no one glyph to one character mapping as in English. Earlier versions of Android (before 4.1) does not have this support natively. Which means unless the manufacturer or the author of the ROM decides to additional support, Tamil characters cannot be rendered properly. There were few hacks which helped ...
As it seems you can access your device via ADB, you should be able to remount /system read/write to repair that file, using adb remount After that, you can copy the intact DroidSans.ttf to /system/fonts, overwriting the 0-byte-file. Following a reboot, /system will be mounted read-only again, and everything should be working. In case that adb remount ...
You should follow the developer's step-by-step instructions. To summarise, if you downloaded a zip file, first unzip it (using any zip file app) to get to the .ttf or .otf file, then click that file to open it in Phonto, which will add the font.
I have not seen any setting to change the font size. However, you can pinch-in and pinch-out to zoom.
You can also use AnySoftKeyboard, which supports the ₹ symbol now. Just long-tap the $ key.
I have a GS4 vers. 4.3 I had the same problem. But the use of the volume key solves my issue. Resized using volume key while in the messaging mode. Viola!
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