I bought a Chinese Android 4.2.2 smartwatch and discover it does not have a virtual keyboard. There is also no "input" option in Settings (there is "language" only).
I installed a third party keyboard (Anysoftkeyboard) and another app called Quick Keyboard Switch that can change keyboards with going through Settings.
When I run Quick Keyboard Switch and tried to enable the downloaded keyboard, the app force closed.
I found another post here describing how to use ADB shell to enable and set the default keyboard:
The instruction from the above post describes how to enable the keyboard using "ime enable com.etc.etc" command before setting the keyboard as default using "ime set com.etc.etc"
Unfortunately, when I use the "ime enable" command in ADB shell ("su" applied, the watch has been rooted), it gives me an error message:
Error: Unknown ID: null
When I use "ime set" command, it returns a similar error message ("com.etc.etc" (name of keyboard) instead of "null") - I gather this is because I have not enabled the keyboard yet.
I am worried that I don't even see "keyboard" option in Settings - does that mean the input module has been removed by the firmware maker of this smartwatch?
If so, where should I look in the Android firmware (I guess somewhere inside /system) that I can copy and paste to restore the keyboard input function?
I am NOT a developer nor a computer engineer. I google and try to find solutions to my problems. Thank you for your help and being patient.