This tag is for questions about language support for the Android system and keyboards. See also the 'localization' tag if your question is about apps supporting your native language.

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language is being reset on boot

I have recently purchased a new phone (Laude M8), which is the first Android 5.1 phone I have used, and also the first phone I have used which supports dual SIM cards. I have only one SIM card ...
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Spanish Motorola g3 change to English Language

I'm contemplating getting my first smart phone and I'm looking at the Motorola g3 (2015 model). I'm a native English (UK) speaker but live in Spain so any phone bought here will, naturally enough, be ...
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how to add Thai as system language Samsung J5

Can someone please walk me through how to add Thai as a setup language on my wifes new Samsung J5? As I understand it the language will be there somewhere and just need unlocking
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manual language selection for voice input

Voice input used to have manual language selection option. Since about a year it's automatic. Unfortunately it is very unreliable. I want to be able to choose the input language, from a few preferred ...
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Flashed my Android and now I can't display arabic, Hebrew

I followed this tuto to flash a zip to my phone (S3 mini - Android 4.4.4 ) using flashfire to show the new emojis. All seems to work well though I noticed Arabic and many other languages are not ...
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How to add a language on the Galaxy S7 Edge without root?

I have a gs7 and it is locked so I cant add new languages. Can someone tell me if this is possible without root?
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Ctrl+shift does not actually switch the layout of an external keyboard

I use the tablet computer Lenovo Yoga YT3-X50M under Android 5.1.1. I successfully paired it with the external bluetooth keyboard, and set up three keyboard layouts for it (English, Russian and Hebrew)...
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Hiragana keyboard on Telephone Huawei P8 Lite

I have a problem and can not find the solutionn by myself. I want to keep the language I have on my telephone, BUT would like to have an extra language only on my keyboard. Japanese language (...
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Keyboard shortcut to switch languages with a Logitech K480 or MK270?

Backstory: For years I've been using android devices to type in multiple languages. At first I had to use an app like AnySoftKeyboard or fiddle with android settings every time I wanted to switch ...
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How do I access second character screen in regional keyboard?

I switched to Nexus 5x recently, and mostly like it so far. I can't figure out how to access the second character screen in the keyboard, for regional languages, though. Previously, I was on Lumia ...
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How to change locale and make it stay that way?

My friend has a LG V10 and unfortunately, it doesn't have the language he wants (Hebrew) as part of the stock ROM. I've googled around and found that there are apps that enable you to change locale ...
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Galaxy Tablet won't change back to English

My Galaxy Tablet is displaying in French. I did not change it to French (some language other than English) it just changed. I have gone to settings and changed it back to English but it will not ...
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ContactManager sort by other Language

It's a Lenovo a7000-a and it uses ContactManager as a phone app. I have the Language of the device set as english but my contacts are in Greek. The ContactManager does not display Greek letters on te ...
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Greenify ruins my Samsung Keyboard Input Languages

I've installed this Greenify app on my non-rooted Galaxy S3. It really does the magic after hibernating some of the non-system apps (e.g. FB, Twitter, etc.) - phone runs faster, battery drains down ...
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Bilingual language settings?

I would like my phone to recognize English and French words. Also I'd like the swype typing to work this way. What is the simplest way to accomplish this? I have a moto G, android 5.1
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Android APP Play Store Lanuages

I now have three languages in my PicVidShare Camera APP Play Store listing. English (Default), French and Chinese. Using the same steps I get this error message. Please check the languages marked ...
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How does Google TTS decide which voice to use?

How does Google TTS decide which voice to use? If a book is written in two or more languages, can TTS choose the language-voice pair (perhaps based on the information stored in a dictionsry app or e-...
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'Languages and Input' sub-setting crashes Settings, need to enable it to install keyboard

Alright so I try to get into the 'Language and Input' sub-setting on the 'Settings' menu, and when I click on it a message appears saying: "Unfortunately, Settings has stopped working". This only ...
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How do you change the language on Google Play? [duplicate]

How do you change the language on Google Play? I'm American, so I want it in English. I live in Luxembourg, have a Lux SIM card and bought my phone in Thailand and yet the Google Pay Topics are all in ...
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How to change book language in Google Play Books

Does anyone know how to change the language of a book in Google Play Books? I uploaded a portuguese book (epub) to Google Play Books, but when I highlight a word, the app does not recognize that the ...
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Editing personal dictionary on Android 6

As it seems Android blocks third party apps from editing the personal dictionaries for some reason. I just upgraded from Android 4 to 6 and want to import my personal dicitonary, but the apps I've ...
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How can I install odia language in my sony Xperia mdual mobile phone

Kindly give me suggestion,How can I install odia language in my sony Xperia mdual mobile phone.
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How to reset Google Keyboard language using ADB?

So I have to add an automation step wherein the keyboard language needs to be reset in case someone changes it. I have used adb for this and it works well on Samsung phones, but it doesn't work on ...
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Android japanese with romaji inputs

On PC, you have your standard romaji keyboard, and when you enter "ka" it automatically converts it to the corresponding character, instead of having straight hiragana keys. Can one do that on ...
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Missing Esperanto

My Google keyboard languages include Danish, French, Spanish and Swedish. I want to us Esperanto again but the menu item is missing from the language settings - that is the problem. My new phone uses ...
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How do I change the language on my phone if it is not an available choice?

I went to settings > keyboard / language, but my choice language is not available in the list.
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Install many font on Android device

I want to read and write Thai and Tibetan languages and also see real symbols for many other fonts instead of squares. As you can see, replacing system fonts is not a good method, because in this ...
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How to add new language pack to Android OS

Is there a way to create new language pack for android? I would like to use my local language (Tamazight) words in my android phone, IOS9 has added them recently, but i'm an android user. thanks
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is possible to Install additional languages patches in cell?

Well, I'm using a Samsung Galaxy Pocket duos, bought in Brazil, but this device don't have installed Portuguese Brazilian, this device have only English (USA, Canada, Australia...), Indian Languages ...
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Add a new laguage (Bengali) in my Huawei Honor 3C phone not having this language

How to add a new language "Bengali of India" in my Huawei Honor 3C phone not having this language. I have checked SETTINGS -> Language / Input and my language is not listed here. I saw Samsung ...
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Android system UI stops with certain language

I have a DOOGEE Turbo mini F1 with android 4.4.4 and the UI stops everytime I reboot the phone showing the message "Unfortunately, System UI has stopped". After closing the message it appears again ...
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adding languages on android device

is there necessary to do the root to add any language that is not available in the phone? if there is no option rather than rooting the phone then please let me know how to root my phone (Samsung ...
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How to install a language pack into a now-defunct 3rd-party keyboard?

There's this keyboard I really love called 8pen. I made the mistake of uninstalling it without checking and then later realized that it had been pulled from the app store, and the developer seems to ...
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How to figure out what fonts are supported on android?

My mother tongue is called Manipuri and we have a script called Meetei/Meitei Mayek. I am trying to create a input keyboard for the script. Up till Android 5, the OS doesn't seem to support the ...
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Add languages to Samsung firmware

I work in the mobile software field, and am facing a problem with Samsung models which doesn't support Arabic language, especially the US variants (ex: N900A/T/P/W8 and N910A/T/P/W8). I'm aware of ...
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Android keyboard is in Korean

My Android keyboard is in Korean. I did not set it to that. I checked the settings, and it is set to English. The rest of the display is in English, but the keyboard is Korean. How can I change it ...
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Can't change language. Slider doesn't not work [duplicate]

In Samsung keyboard setings have 3 input languages, but can't change from one to another, slider (space) doesn't work. Although there are arrows on space bar.
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How can I add more than four input languages on Galaxy S5?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5, and I use the default Samsung keyboard, which limits me to four input languages. However, as a language learning enthusiast, four simply isn't enough. Is there a way to ...
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Where is the My Words or My Dictionary folder located in Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

Sony Xperia Z3 allows for “Use my writing style” and I can for instance activate “Learn from Messaging”, etc. Secondly it allows to Add words in “My dictionary” becoming “My Words”. I cannot locate ...
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Arabic language for HTC 1 M8

A Syrian guy bought HTC 1 M8, it still new, so I don't know what's the android version but it's the default one. He came to me for help. He wants the whole system to be translated to Arabic, and that ...
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How to change the vertical alphabet language in contact list?

All my contacts are in Greek language but the vertical alphabet is in English. How can i change it? My phone is Samsung galaxy note 4 (not rooted), i use english language for the operating system and ...
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What is the shortcut to change input language when using hardware keyboard?

I have connected a USB windows keyboard to my tablet. However, regular windows input language switching shortcut do not work on android. What is angular keys to change input language?
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Micromax A065 - language

I got a mobile from an Indian friend of mine. The model is Micromax A065 and I would like to install the Greek language and make it the default language. I tried the following apps with no luck: ...
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How to change the language of the playstore on android phone (samsung galaxy S4) or at least of applications

I have a samsung galaxy S4, as the title say, running with android, and i am french, therefore, the play store is in french, and the apps are also downloaded and installed in french, without any way ...
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application for changing fonts in android 4.3

Is there any appication by which you can change the fonts of your android, which it also supports greek language? Unfortunatrlly, I don't own a well known brand, but somehow I managed to root it!
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How to set an app to use its native language?

Thanks to my phone being rooted, I can use app settings to set an app's language without having to change my system language. but is there a way to determine the native language of an app and by ...
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Set Russian language on Alcatel Pop S7 (Android 4.1.2)

I am not able to configure the device to Russian language, although assumed that all Android supports it. Question: What are the chances to enable Russian UI after I root the device? Worth trying or ...
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How can I write in Tamil language with Google Handwriting Input?

OS - Android 4.4.2 Phone - Huawei Honor 6 UI - EmotionUI 2.3 I want to add additional language (Tamil language) under Settings - Language & Input - Language, how can I add it? If I could add ...
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change app name back to english

i recently traveled to germany and used a local sim card one of the side "benefits" was an automatic switch of the gui to german. in the system manus and switched back to english, but some of the ...
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Android in Turkmen

Is it possible to use Android in the Turkmen language?