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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'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 to make an android sms sending app that could send in our native language? [closed]

I have been looking on how to make an android sms sending app that could send in our native language(i.e.,the Meitei Mayek language).
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How to select content language on Google Play Movies

I'm in Germany and I want to download movies in English from the Google Play store to watch my Android tablet, however I can only get movies in German. How can I get the English versions?
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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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Lollipop Easter Egg (AKA Flappy bird) is unplayable when using Arabic language

I have LG G2 on CyanogenMod 5.0, and I set it to Arabic language. When I tried to play the hidden easter egg (Flappy bird), the flying robot is not shown when using Arabic language. How to solve this ...
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How to type and handwrite Japanese on devices without Japanese input?

By default there is no Japanese input in Samsung keyboard. I know there is a plugin called Multiling with it's HanWriting plugin but it only supports 1 letter by time. Is there a way to handwrite ...
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Change system language from Chinese to English?

So I bought an Android phone that is shipped from China. The default language is Chinese. All the preinstalled apps are in Chinese. I live in the US and do not know Chinese and would like to know if ...
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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 to quickly change the language in the latest Swype beta?

According to Swype's advanced tips page: Switching languages: To switch between the two most recent languages, Swype from the Swype-key to the key with the language initials on it. Since I ...
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Is it possible to type accented letters using the Galaxy S English keyboard?

I have a Galaxy S, and my locale is English (UK). Is it possible to type accented letters, such as é to a textfield using the keyboard? If yes, how? edit: I know I can use swype but please don't ...
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cannot change languange on external keyboard

I have a smart tv (pilot) which run android 4.0.2 . I connected it an external keyboard (through USB). I have English and Hebrew in the keyboard. The problem is that I cannot switch language through ...
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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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Can I install the Sinhala language without rooting my android device?

I have an Android device which is running Android version 4.3, but when I'm using web browsing, Facebook, Twitter, etc., I can't see any of the content in the Sinhala language. I found out that there ...
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I am looking for a simple way to translate words highlighted in the browser

This is my use case: I'm trying to improve my Spanish so I've started reading Spanish-language newspapers in the browser on my phone. What I'd like to do is this: when I need a word or phrase ...
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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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can not change keyboard input language

I can not change language on my new android 4.1 tablet. On my phone I am able to change input language by long clicking on space bar button, however on tablet space bar does not have such ...
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Disable dictionary popup

When I'm typing some text and I tap a word that doesn't exist, a popup shows up offering alternative words (as well as a "delete" and an "add to dictionary" option). This feature is useless for me, ...
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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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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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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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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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suddenly can't change language in keyboard

I used to use 3 languages in my keyboard English Chinese and Filipino, using it by just sliding the spacebar; however recently this feature disappeared. I can't change language anymore even tho 3 ...
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How can I change language for word suggestion while writing an sms text message

I will be extremely disappointed if there is no way to change language WHILE writing an SMS without having to go to the phone's settings and changing the language there. Surely somebody in the android ...
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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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How to change the Play Store language?

I live in Hong Kong, and the Play Store displays everything in the local Cantonese language. I have set everything I can (Android language, Account language, even the app locale via Xposed Module "App ...
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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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Change the language back from Chinese to English on Samsung Galaxy Tab 4

My grandson used my Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 and now the language is all in Chinese. What do I have to do to get it back to English as I do not read Chinese?
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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 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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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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Install Arabic language on Android ICS

I have Samsung Galaxy S2 running Android ICS. How can I install the Arabic language on my phone keyboard as it is not listed?
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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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How to create Language Pack/Dictionary for Keyboard auto correct

Is there a way to create new language pack for android? I would like to use my local language words, but i wouldnt want to add them in the 'English' pack, because they are words/phrases in my country ...
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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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How to change android system language if morelocale2 does not work

I recently bought a chinese smartphone (SM-G3858) and there are only 3 languages available. English, Chinese and Korean. I tried to add another language (e.g. german) with the apps morelocale2, any ...
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Why do Samsung Keyboards support a maximum of 4 languages?

I would like to know why Samsung Keyboards support a maximum of 4 languages? Also, what do these languages exactly do? I can swipe left-and-right on the space bar to switch between them, but I can ...
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How can I change my Asus Eee Pad's language from Taiwanese to English?

I bought a Asus Eee Pad and when I did a factory reset the language was in Taiwanese. How do I change it back to English? It looks like it only has Taiwanese on it. I called Asus and they couldn't ...
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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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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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Switch to another keyboard language using stock keyboard

I have an Xperia (SOL21). How can I fast switch to another keyboard language, using the default keyboard? I'm mostly typing in Japanese, but usually swiftly change to Swedish and English (on a ...
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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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Can I install additional languages on Android? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I add a new language? I bought my HTC Sensation abroad, and I can only choose system languages from the Asian region (English for different regions, as well as ...
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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: ...