Article ID : SX170204 / Last Modified : 26/10/2018

The device displays a language I don't understand. How do I change the language?

    To change the display language, you must access the language setting in the Settings menu. To navigate your way to this setting, you can identify and tap the relevant icon for each menu option or identify the relevant item by its position in a menu.

    Changing the device language

    Android 8.0

    To change the device language

    1. Find and tap Settings (a gear icon  ) > System (a gears icon ) > Languages & input (a keyboard icon  ) > Language (the first option in the menu).
    2. Tap the plus sign + and select a language.
    3. Drag the language you just added to position 1. The device language changes.

    Android 7.0, 7.1 or 7.1.1

    To change the device language

    1. From your Home screen, tap the Application screen icon.
    2. Find and tap Settings (a gear icon  ) > Language & input (a keyboard) > Language (the first option in the menu).
    3. Tap the plus sign + and select a language.
    4. Drag the language you just added to position 1. The device language changes.

    Android 6.0 or lower

    To change the device language

    1. From your Home screen, tap the Application screen icon.
    2. Find and tap Settings (a gear icon or a screwdriver and wrench icon) > Language & input (a keyboard) > Language (the first option in the menu).
    3. Select the language that you want.
    4. Tap Done or OK.