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I am frustrated with the apparent inability to figure out which charset or language I need to install to view characters that appear as "X"s on my Samsung GS6 phone. I am running Android 7.0. Non-rooted phone.

For example: On Twitter, when I use the app on my phone, someone's name appears entirely in Xs. I assumed it was a multichar language like Korean or Japanese (both of which I have installed) but it turns out it's just bold face Roman. (Which I see when I pull up the user via Twitter's web interface on my computer.)

Other times, I am sure it's an emoticon or such that someone sends that doesn't show properly.

How can I know which languages or icon sets to install so I can view these?

(Note, my computer, a Lubuntu machine, usually displays things fine. So this is a phone question.)

Thank you so much for helping with this. Driving me nuts.

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  • Please update your post with what version of Android your device is running and if the phone is rooted or not. – Morrison Chang Nov 23 '20 at 7:38
  • Thank you @MorrisonChang, I edited it. Non-rooted and Android v7.0 – user1149499 Nov 23 '20 at 15:40

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