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cannot change languange on external keyboard

What you have to do is pair your external keyboard then Go to Settings -> Language & Input -> Physical Keyboard Then tap on your keyboard and a dialog for choosing the keyboard layout should ...
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Disable title translation of YouTube videos

There are many other people, here or here who are looking for the same option. Google has not yet offered a solution to disable the option while on mobile. Among the possible solutions posted on the ...
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New Gboard dual language suggestions, how do I disable it?

How can I get back to manually switching between languages? Is there a setting I've missed, or do I have to roll back to an earlier version? On the the keyboard options you'll find settings for ...
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New Gboard dual language suggestions, how do I disable it?

As you've mentioned, the multilingual suggestions is a new feature in Gboard (ref: Gboard, now available for Android - Official Google Blog. Steps to enable/disable it: Open Gboard's Settings ...
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How to change the Play Store language?

Short answer: You can't! From How can I switch language in google play?, you used to be able to work around this via a proxy: Basically the market is determined automatically based on your IP. You ...
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Nexus 5 with an English interface and a Hebrew keyboard

Yes you can do this. For this, I am assuming you are using the stock Google keyboard. Open Settings and tap on Language & Input. Tap on the settings icon next to Google Keyboard. Tap Input ...
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Use bluetooth keyboard with a different layout?

You need to install physical keyboard layouts. One of the best extensions to do that is this: RS - Hardware Keyboard Layouts It is free, and does nothing else. You use the standard settings page to ...
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cannot change languange on external keyboard

I found it switches by using Shift + Space.
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Change the language back from Chinese to English on Samsung Galaxy Tab 4

Go to: Settings > My device > Language and input > Language then set any language you want it to change the menu language. Should be similar to this, just find this icon and follow it ...
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cannot change languange on external keyboard

Go to Settings -> Language & Input -> Physical Keyboard On the LG G3 (D855) this menu item is not exist. LG G3 + Logitech keyboard (Android 4.4.2) shift + space
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Change System Language to one not listed?

Background: Firstly please take a look at the similar post: How do I add a new language?. Adding a full language support for a device is done at ROM level, the langauges that the default ...
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suddenly can't change language in keyboard

Try disable all accessibility services. It may be a security measure to prevent malicious apps from changing keyboard without user interaction, since an accessibility services can automate the process ...
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How can I make Google Maps speak the street names when the voice is set to a foreign language?

The best answer would be for GOOGLE TO PLEASE FIX IT so we can have an option to turn street name speaking on or off regardless of the chosen system language and the chosen Google Maps spoken language ...
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Change system language from Chinese to English?

Try this : Go to Settings [app look like "Gear" Sign] Go to language and Input [Find "A" sign icon] Change the Language, usually the top option is used as Changing Languages You will get a list of ...
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How to change android system language if morelocale2 does not work

It's not that the locale is locked, it's just that it's only useful to change it to a language that's already on your phone. If the phone doesn't have a translation and other needed files for German, ...
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Install another language to Android keyboard

If you mean the Google Keyboard, yes. Go to Settings > Language and input > Google Keyboard settings > Add-on dictionaries. Refresh if you haven't done it for a while (or at all). Then just check the ...
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Google Play UI language vs review language - what's happening here?

Add &hl=pl to the end of the URL. (So it becomes https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.touchtype.swiftkey&hl=pl ) This will force the Play store to change to Polish entirely, ...
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Change the language back from Chinese to English on Samsung Galaxy Tab 4

Follow exactly the same steps as shown. (Note: the text is in Japanese, but you could follow the icons and position of the menu)
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How to change the language of the playstore on android phone (samsung galaxy S4) or at least of applications

You can change the system language by goint to Settings > Language & Input > Language and selecting English (UK or USA, as you wish). En français, ça se situe dans Paramètres > Langue et saisie > ...
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Gboard: Is there anyway to switch language by swiping spacebar?

There is no as such settings that enables you the Language switch on the basis of swiping Spacebar. But there are two options you can set in the settings. 1. Enables the Switch Language Key:- It ...
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Disable title translation of YouTube videos

I clicked on my profile picture on youtube and in the menu that breaks I went to languages and set my language to the language of the video in question. That worked for me, hopefully it works for you.
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Is there a way to type German and French characters from the stock keyboard?

See http://www.reddit.com/r/Nexus5/comments/2atmt4/german_keyboard/. this method works for me. Enable German keyboard by going to settings > language & input > then clicking the settings ...
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How to select content language on Google Play Movies

You can edit the build.prop settings on a rooted phone with something like ro.com.google.clientidbase.ms=android-uscellular-us i think or maybe ro.product.locale.region=US
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Is there a Word Lens alternative/port for Android?

Google acquired the company behind the app "Word Lens". Now Google Translate incorporates the functionality of real time camera translation.
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How to Enable Android phone for full Tamil Indic Interface

Buy Redmi phones. It has pre installed Tamil language. I am using that phone only.Or else Flash phone with Cyanogen or MiUi mod. But it will tamper your phone warranty. Do it at your own risk. The ...
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Use bluetooth keyboard with a different layout?

Shift-Space works with an Apple Bluetooth Keyboard and a Samsung Tab 2 7.0. I included the languages I am using in the way that Mitro showed.
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Use bluetooth keyboard with a different layout?

Let me suggest you Russian Keyboard app. It allows you to choose different layouts for hardware and software keyboards (one or multiple). It supports any layout (including your own). And it is free. ...
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cannot change languange on external keyboard

Press Shift + Ctrl + Space Or Press Alt+ Ctrl + Space
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Install another language to Android keyboard

I know that you don't want to install any third party apps but without which you cannot get the language you want.For Serbian try this app. Visit this page to confirm the Language support. " I would ...
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How to install a language pack into a now-defunct 3rd-party keyboard?

Confirmed to work on Android 5.1.1 with 8pen version 2.6.1 and 2.7 Since mid-2014, 8pen ( is only accessible from your purchases in Google Play) language packs no longer install for the keyboard ...
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