Questions tagged [languages]

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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Problem downloading add-on dictionaries of google keyboard [Gboard] can it be downloaded in different way?

Got here now Lenovo A6010 plus with latest update of android 5.0.2. Here is the problem: When I go to GBoard Settings > Dictionary > Add-on dictionaries I simply look for the language I want to add ...
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Disable title translation of YouTube videos

Is there any way to prevent the YouTube app from translating (some) video titles from the original title (e.g. English) to the phone's configured language? (e.g. Spanish) It's really annoying as ...
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How to turn off Hindi Language prediction in Google Chrome mobile?

Image : https://i.stack.imgur.com/gnqwI.jpg When I search something in google I get a suggestion from google about its meaning and details in Hindi Language. I don't know whether it is based on some ...
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Switch language on Android device with bluetooth keyboard

I'm using Logitech MK850 bluethooth keyboard and mouse combo on Samsung Galaxy S8+. If I'm using Samsung (default) keyboard, I can switch language (Korean/English) using Kor/Eng switch key on the ...
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Change language in Google Maps app

I would like to have mobile Google Maps' content on my Moto Z2 Play in different language (Polish) than rest of the system (English). Is this possible? If yes, then how to achieve this? Based on my ...
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How do I add a new language?

The aftermarket ROM I use seems to have the language list parred down to just a couple selections, probably to save space. I would like to add a language back into the system. I can already set the ...
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Why is Android constantly removing custom keyboard languages?

On Android 5.0.1 (Lollipop) I constantly have to add the custom keyboard languages I use because they are being removed all the time and the multilingual keyboard is left only with the default ...
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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 updated ...
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How to add a language on a Galaxy S7 Edge without root?

I have a Galaxy S7 and it is locked so I can't add new languages. Can someone tell me if this is possible without root?
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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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Is it possible to run applications with different locales (languages)?

I want to run some applications in one language and the rest with the others. Specifically, I'd like to run maps in Russian (I really don't need names transliterated to Latin) and everything else in ...
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Can I get non ASCII numerals globally (without rooting my device)?

I'm using 'Redmi note 7 pro'. This device has a huge language support, but unfortunately it does not handle numerals efficiently. It supports non-ASCII numerals in some places (eg. dates, phone ...
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Gboard: Is there anyway to switch language by swiping spacebar?

I have two languages on Gboard and when I want to switch between them, I have to press the globe button. Is there anyway to switch language by swiping spacebar? I've seen this feature on Samsung ...
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How not to display the “Change languages” on Gboard

I just updated Gboard and I only use two languages. However after this update, I have to press twice and choose which languages I want to swap to when obviously it's the other one... Is it possible to ...
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Unable to change display language in Twitter app on S4

I want to change the laguage Twitter is displayed in from English to German. I can easily do this from the laptop web version. However the Language is still in english on my app. Some notifacations ...
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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 make Google Maps speak the street names when the voice is set to a foreign language?

I'm running Google Pixel 2 with latest updates. You can change the navigation voice language in Google Maps via: hamburger icon (3 horizontal bars) --> Settings --> Navigation Settings --> Voice ...
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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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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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Get Chrome to translate web pages

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy 10 tablet. How can I get Chrome to automatically translate a web page? My laptop will do so, either on its own or by right clicking. I have turned on Google translate, but ...
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Samsung Keyboard language switch + Accessibility service

I've faced an issue that Samsung Keyboard disables functionality of language switching using space bar... after upgrade to 4.4.2 KitKat. That was messed on a forums a little bit and everybody agreed ...
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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 make a change language shortcut for voice recognition in android 2.3.4?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 Phone, I work in English, Spanish and French, and constantly have to change from one language to the other, making a shortcut to change the language of the voice-recognition ...
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Keyboard's auto correction works only for one language

I have a standard touch keyboard in my Moto Z2 Play (Andriod 8.0 Oreo / Gboard 8.2.11) with two languages: English and Polish. Whenever I am typing in Polish langauage, I can write nearly a complete ...
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My oppo r17 is in chinese and i can't change it

So i just bought a phone online from a seemingly english website, I've received the phone, turned it on and set it up, changed the language to english and so on, problem is while most things are in ...
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How do I change the language in my Google Weather app

I'm in Hong Kong. All my phone is successfully showing English with the exception of my Google Weather app, which has decided I need to see my weather in Chinese. My old phone, a Nexus 5x was able to ...
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Google Assistant News are being emailed to me in the wrong language - how to fix?

I'm traveling and my Android phone's Google Assistant is now set to understand two languages, which is fine. What's not fine: Google suddenly decided to email me all the info in the second language ...
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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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Make Android remember language of physical keyboard?

I have a Galaxy Tab S4 with the "Book Cover Keybaord". Sadly Android doesn't remember the language of the physical keyboard. And it is designed to be connected only when you need it. Which means that ...
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New Gboard dual language suggestions, how do I disable it?

Recently the Google keyboard has activated suggestions for both of my selected languages. This is a real nuisance since the suggestions are a mess IMO. How can I disable it and go back to switching ...
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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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Polish layout for physical USB keyboard in Oreo

Up until Android 8.0 / Oreo (haven't got chance to test this issue under 9.0 / Pie) there is no Polish layout for physical USB keyboard and writing Polish national letter (i.e. using Right Alt key) is ...
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Change Android Shashlik simulator physical keyboard layout

I installed Shashlik an android simulator for linux. It has minimal interface. The only way to interact with it through adb. I want to change the physical keyboard layout. currently English, I want ...
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physical keyboard use japanese script on android

I have a Logitec k480 connected by bluetooth to an LG Stylo 4 with Japanese and Spanish added so I can switch between them. My problem is that I can switch between languages but the Japanese layout ...
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How I can contribute to the open source work of localization of Android OS for specific language

As Android is the open source, the translation of the localization for all languages should be the work on the same principle. How can I contribute to the translation of system messages and the user ...
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How to change language to English in Oppo A59s?

All the RAM result are in Chinese, and I can't read it. I have an OPPO A59s running Android version 5.1, and a ColorOS version 3.0. All output is really difficult to understand and operate. What to do?...
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LineageOS multi language spell check

I'm running LineageOS on my Fairphone 2. I want to use German and English spell check, but only use the German keyboard layout. Is it possible to have multiple languages for spell check with using ...
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Changing input language after android 9 upgrade [duplicate]

Before the upgrade I was able to change input language by sliding along the virtual keyboard spacebar. After the upgrade that doesn't work: exactly the same movement types a space. How do I fix that? ...
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Change an app language without changing the system language nor rooting the phone

i have a phone the language of which is English. I also have a Mi Band 3 on which I have installed Arabic package to be able to see my friends' messages in Persian (using the same characters as Arabic)...
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Lenovo A3300-HV 4.4.2 Firmware Bulgaria

I can hard reset on Lenovo A3300-HV , version 4.4.2, baseband v34 2014/08/15, build number A3300HV_A442_01_25_150620_ROW Hardware version: A3300HV_MB_V6.0 Before hard reset the tablet had a ...
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Android Auto language tied to phone?

I have a Nexus 6P and just got a car with android auto, i use my phone and most of my things with English language (i'm used to English for tech) even tho i live in a Spanish speaking country. Now ...
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How to fix Phones language resetting to SIM language after reboot?

I recently got a new phone, a Landvo XM100 Plus. It sometimes reboots randomly which doesn't bother me much, but what's annoying is that it keeps setting the system language to german. I did not have ...
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Alternative keyboard with Czech language dictionary?

Is there any alternative keyboard for Android HTC Desire 2.1 that supports English/Czech dictionary and easy way to switch between them?
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Bulk add words to the user dictionary in Android 7.1.1 without root

I'm aware that since Android 6, Google doesn't allow apps to access the user dictionary anymore. I have a user dictionary of about 500 words, which would be an incredible pain in the back to insert ...
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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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How to make Gmail stop replacing the word “Re:” with a translation?

I have a friend who has a Sony Xperia X F5121 with Gmail v8.7.15.206199545 on Android 8. Every time he replies to a message in his Gmail app, the app replaces the word "Re:" with "השב:", which is the ...
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How to force apps to use different language instead of system language?

I am a Czech, however i like english language much more so i like to have most of apps in english(besides very crappy translations). Is here any way how to set language pre-app instead of globally ? I'...
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Cannot add extra language under Android Secure Folder

I use Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) with Secure Folder. So far I need to add extra language (English is primary one) Android starts to download but nothing is downloading under super-fast WiFi. I am sure ...
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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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In which Programming Language Android had Developed

I don't know this question has asked before or not. The programming language had used to develop android open source project. I try to find out the answer of this question many times but still ...