How do I change the Language input on my Samsung phone?

Last Update date : Oct 13. 2021

Want to learn how to change your language input on your Samsung Galaxy phone or tablet? Follow the below guide for step-by-step information on updating, removing and reapplying your preferred language input on your Galaxy device.

Please Note: This guide is designed for Australian variant Galaxy devices, if you have an international device and require further support click here to get in touch with your Samsung subsidiary.. Screenshots were captured from a Galaxy S20+ operating on Android OS Version 10.0 (Q), settings and steps available may vary depending on your Galaxy device and Android OS Version.

Adding a new Language
1 Head into your Settings > General Management
Head into your Settings > General Management
2 Tap on Language and input
Tap on Language & input
3 Select Language
Select Language
4 Tap on Add Language iconto add a language.
Tap on add language
5 Select your preferred secondary language
Select a secondary language
6 If you would like to change your default language to your secondary language select Set as default. If you would keep your current language as default select Keep Current.
Choose if you would like to update new language to default or keep as current
Applying a new Language input
1 Tap on Edit
Tap on Edit
2 Tap and hold arrow icon beside the language you would like to change to the default language and drag to the top of the language list. To Apply the changes, press the Back key.
Change language order
Removing a Language
1 Tap on Edit
Tap on Edit
2 Select the langauge you would like to delete then tap on Remove
Select language to delete then tap on remove

If you require further assistance, please consult the user manual from our Manuals & Downloads page or contact our Samsung Care Australia experts on 1300 362 603 (Toll Free in Australia). You can also contact our Chat Support team or reach us through Samsung Members Community.

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