How to change settings to english in Android

This teaches you how to change the overall language on your Android phone or tablet, as well as how to change your Android keyboard's input language.

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Changing the Display Language

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    Open your Android's Settings
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     This app resembles either a purple gear or a purple box with switches on it.
    • You can also swipe down from the top of the screen to open a drop-down menu and then tap
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      in the top-right corner of the menu.
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    Scroll down and tap Languages & input. It's a globe-shaped icon near the middle of the Settings menu.[1]
    • On a Samsung Galaxy phone, you'll instead tap General management which is next to the image of sliders
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      , then tap Language and input.
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    Tap Languages. This option is at the top of the screen.
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    Tap Add a language. It's the bottom option on the page; you'll see a  next to it.
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    Select a language. Tap the language that you want to use for your Android's menus and stock apps.
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    Select a variation of the language. When prompted, tap the version of the language that you want to use.
    • Some languages won't have this option. If you find yourself back at the "Language" page, skip this step.
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    Move the language to the top of the menu. Tap and hold the far-right corner of the language, then drag it to the top of the menu.
    • On a Samsung Galaxy, you'll first tap EDIT in the top-right corner before dragging the language.
    • On a Samsung Galaxy, you can also tap EDIT in the top-right corner, check the box next to the undesired language, and tap DELETE in the top-right corner to remove it.

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Changing the Input Language

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    Open your Android's Settings
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     This app resembles either a purple gear or a purple box with switches on it.
    • You can also swipe down from the top of the screen to open a drop-down menu and then tap
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      in the top-right corner of the menu.
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    Scroll down and tap Languages & input. It's a globe-shaped icon near the middle of the Settings menu.
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    Tap Virtual keyboard. This option is below the "Keyboard and input methods" heading in the middle of the page.
    • On a Samsung Galaxy, you'll find this option below the "KEYBOARDS" heading.
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    Select your Android's default keyboard. On most Androids, you'll tap Gboard here.[2]
    • If you use a different keyboard, select it instead. For example, the default keyboard on a Samsung Galaxy is Samsung Keyboard.
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    Tap Languages. It should be the top option on this page.
    • If you use a keyboard that's different than the default Android keyboard, you may have to tap  or Settings to find the language menu.
    • On a Samsung Galaxy, tap Languages and types here.
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    Tap the green "Use system language" switch
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     It will turn grey
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    . This will prevent your Android from using only the enabled display languages, allowing you to enable any language you like.
    • On a Samsung Galaxy, tap MANAGE INPUT LANGUAGES, then tap AGREE when prompted.
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    Add languages. Tap the grey switch to the right of a language to enable the language for your Android's keyboard.
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    Activate the language. When typing, press and hold the spacebar (or tap the globe icon, if available) to bring up a list of your currently enabled languages, then select a language.
    • On a Samsung Galaxy, swipe left or right the keyboard to change the language. The current language will be displayed on the spacebar.
How to change settings to english in Android How to change settings to english in Android Reviewed by Efukikata Efet on 03:51 Rating: 5

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