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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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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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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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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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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Android, typing Czech-specific characters on Samsung Galaxy Tab 2

I have a problem with some characters on Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (GT-P5100). When I set language to "čeština" and type ě (Latin small letter E with caron) as result Android returns ĕ (Latin small letter ...
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Cannot configure keyboard input language anymore

On my Xperia S /ICS, I had English and German language input configured. Worked as expected, could switch language on the keyboard. Then I installed a keyboard app and later uninstalled it. Now ...
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How to set a default keyboard language on the lock screen?

I have multiple languages set up on my keyboard (and using Swype primarily). Since my password consists of English letters, if my keyboard was last used in a different language, I have to first ...
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AnkiDroid: Reset TTS language of a single deck

I am not able to find the correct way to reset the TTS language of just one deck (as opposed to resetting all TTS assignments by using Menu > Preferences > General > Reset). I have seen this question, ...
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Google Play Language Setting

I am currently using Samsung Galaxy S2. Recently I found that there are a lot of different language application in the Google play store. I can understand both English and Chinese but It seem like I ...
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How do I change the spell check language independently from the hardware keyboard layout

I'm using an Asus Transformer Pad Infinity with a German (Swiss variant) hardware keyboard and with the standard Asus variant of Android version 4.2.1. On a regular basis I need to type in both ...
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How to add new language Unicode range to Android OS

Background Sri Lanka has its own language called Sinhala with its own Unicode range (0D80 - 0DFF) and set of rendering rules. Currently Android phones do not support this language (but Linux and ...
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Input languages to Jelly Bean on Galaxy S3

I know that there are 18 new keyboard languages in Jelly Bean. I upgraded my S3 to Jelly Bean, but I didn't get the additional languages. I saw Nexus, and it had all these languages, but mine has ...
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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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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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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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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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Asus ZenPhone 5 Android Keyboard has no Hindi language input?

I bought an Asus Zenphone 5 (nice piece of phone for a cheap price btw). However, there is no Hindi keyboard input. Strange, given Hindi and other related languages using the same script count for ...
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Repeating letters being truncated

About a month ago, I noticed a strange issue anywhere a repeating letter a appears on my Android phone: repeating letters are either truncated or replaced with a single letter that has a macron (bar/ ...
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problem with pasting an arabic text on a note

I own a galaxy note3 and it types Arabic correctly but when I copy Arabic text and past it on a note the characters appear separated and randomized .. what can I do to cover this problem?
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How to get my WiFi notifications back into English?

For some reason my WiFi notifications have started appearing in I think Polish, or something with a similar alphabet, I don't even have any such languages installed as far as I can see. This problem ...
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How to tell the Play Store to list apps in different languages?

Apparently the search in the Play Store only returns results of apps that belong in some way to the locale my phone is set to. For example, there is an app from a German bus company with their ...
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How to change the call location identifier language?

I have changed everything in my rooted HTC One SU (t528w) mobile to remove chinese characters. There is no chinese display in my mobile except one thing. When I call to anyone or gets call it shows ...
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Multi-language support packs?

I've purchased my Optimus Net in late 2011. Several languages are supported but not a whole lot of world languages. For instance I would like to add support for Chinese but it's not available from the ...
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Changing language option on ColorNote

By accident, on the Android ColorNote application, I changed the language from English to Chinese. How do I change it back to English?
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Want to add Persian and Arabic on Samsung Galaxy Phone running Gingerbread OS

Peace be on you All... Dear all... I wan't to Add Persian and Arabic suppport on my Samsung Galaxy Ace having Gingerbread OS, All of my applications running in these languages show broken texts and ...
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Is it possible to use Emoji language with Swiftkey 3?

I have and LOVE swiftkey. Is there anyway I type emoji icons with my swiftkey keyboard? I've tried going to my keyboard settings and adding the Emoji language, but the swiftkey keyboard still doesn't ...
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How to write Pinyin using default keyboard languages?

I need to be able to make one of the tone marks in Pinyin, specifically the one that looks like a little U over the vowels. (example: ǎ ) I have tested various languages, but can't find one to add ...
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Huawei IME and input language

I've encountered a problem using my Huawei U8350 Boulder powered by Android 2.2.2. The phone has physical keyboard and I would like to switch between different keyboard layouts (or input languages) ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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How to add or\and edit translation files for an android system Rom?

I am in Israel, using the Hebrew language, and I purchase phones from the USA. Recently Samsung decided not to show all language, but just the region important ones, in order to block imports from ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 keyboard input language button no longer exists

I had a Galaxy Note 3 and upgraded to Galaxy Note 4. From the Settings menu, I added multiple languages in Samsung Keyboard input and Swype Keyboard input, both of them enabled. When the cursor is in ...