How do I change language and input settings on my Galaxy Note8?

Last Update Date : Apr 09. 2018

Languages


Do you speak several languages? That’s awesome! Why not set up your phone to recognize and type multiple languages? Your Note8 recognizes and translates dozens of languages. Discover how to meet your new multilingual friend below.

Note: Screens and settings available may vary depending on your Canadian wireless service provider and your software version.

Add and Remove Languages


Note: Want to play a game made in another country, but your language isn’t supported? No trouble at all. Just add that language to the list! Most of the time, screens and apps will use your default language. If the default language is not supported in an app, the next supported language on the list will be used. It’s no sweat.

1. From the Home screen, swipe up or down to access the Apps screen.

2. Touch Settings.

3. Scroll to and touch General management.

4. Touch Language and input.

5. Touch Language.

6. To add a language, touch Add language.

7. Select the desired language.

Note: To view more languages, touch More Options > All languages.

8. If prompted, touch SET AS DEFAULT to set the new language as the default language for your device.

9. To remove a language, touch EDIT (or DELETE) on the top right.

10. Touch the language you want to remove and then touch DELETE.

Change the Device Language


Note: You’ve majored in Spanish and want to show it off to your closest English-speaking friends. Follow along to switch the language on your phone. Bueno?

1. From the Home screen, swipe up or down to access the Apps screen.

2. Touch Settings.

3. Scroll to and touch General management.

4. Touch Language and input.

5. Touch Language.

6. If the setting is available on the top right, touch first EDIT. Then, to rearrange the languages, drag the Up-Down Arrow icon next to a language to the desired position.

Change the Device Language


7. Touch APPLY to set the new language.

Add Keyboard Languages


Chat with your friends overseas by adding their language to your phone’s keyboard! They’ll be so surprised when they get your (grammatically-correct) message in their native tongue. Here’s how to set it up:

1. From the Home screen, swipe up or down to access the Apps screen.

2. Touch Settings.

3. Scroll to and touch General management.

4. Touch Language and input.

5. Touch Virtual keyboard.

6. Touch Samsung keyboard.

7. Touch Languages and types.

8. Touch MANAGE INPUT LANGUAGES.

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Note: If it is the first time navigating this menu, touch AGREE to proceed to next step.

9. To add a language to the keyboard, touch the slider next to the desired language.

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10. To change the language on the keyboard, open an app that requires the keyboard.

11. Swipe the spacebar to the left or right.

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