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Is it possible to install a different language other than the ones already in the system? I want my phone to display in Japanese. Everything...the menus, status bars, labels. Just as if my phone was made in and for Japanese.

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marked as duplicate by eldarerathis Feb 25 '13 at 15:45

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Check out Custom Locale. It lets you modify the Locale of your Android device.… If it doesn't work, let me know. – geffchang Dec 30 '12 at 15:33
@Geff: Seemingly, Custom Locale doesn't add a new language entry, it just let's you switch to hidden locales that were already there. Or am I missing sth. here? Pedro: PS: Which phone do you own and which Version of Android does it run? My Android phone runs 4.2 Jelly Bean and it has this language setting entry: 日本語 – ce4 Dec 30 '12 at 16:18
You may want to see this question as well. – Sid Dec 30 '12 at 16:30

Well, your device is bundled with Japanese language support. I think this was started with 2.1 release. If you are using an older version of android (like 2.1 or so), you might want to check this thread on XDA.

If you have a later version of android, simply go to your language settings and select Japanese as @ce4 suggested

There is no need to install Japanese language in your device.

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