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Change Language and Input Settings on Galaxy S8 Active

You can set your phone to recognize and type multiple languages. 

The available screens and settings may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

Add and Remove Languages

Screens and apps will usually be displayed in the default language. If the default language is not supported in an app, the next supported language on the list will be used.

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings.

  2. Touch Search, and then search for and select Language and input.

  3. Touch Language.

  4. To add a language, touch Add language.

  5. Select the desired language. For this example, touch Español (Estados Unidos).

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

  6. To remove a language, touch EDIT on the top right.

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

Change the Device Language

The default language for your phone will always be the first language in the language menu.

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings.

  2. Touch Search, and then search for and select Language and input.

  3. Touch Language.

  4. Touch EDIT.

  5. To rearrange the languages, drag the Up-Down Arrow next to a language to the desired position.

  6. Touch Back.

Add Keyboard Languages

You can add languages to the keyboard so that you can communicate with others in multiple languages.

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings.

  2. Touch Search, and then search for and select Virtual keyboard.

  3. Navigate to Samsung keyboard > Languages and types.

  4. Touch MANAGE INPUT LANGUAGES.

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

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

  7. Swipe the spacebar to the left or right.

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