Change language to Samsung Galaxy S5 Active

If your Samsung Galaxy S5 Active is in a language other than the one you usually use, either because you bought it imported, second-hand, or because you have changed your language by mistake and want to change your language, follow these steps to change your language.

Estimated time: 5 minutes.

1- First step:

First we go to the settings of the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active, it is the icon of the cogwheel, it must be on the home screen or in the menu of the phone, you can access the main menu usually by dragging your finger from the bottom to the top of the screen.

Settings icon Android

2- Second step:

We go down through the screen and look for the “General management”, section, it is the option with the icon of three horizontal lines, similar to a sound equalizer.

General management Samsung

3- Third step:

The first section that will appear is “Language and input”, click to access. From this section you can change the language of the texts displayed on the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active and also the language of the keyboard.

Language and input Samsung

4- Fourth step:

The first section that will appear is “Language”, click to access. The language (s) installed on the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active will appear below.

Languages menu Samsung

5- Fifth step:

Press the + “Add language” button to add a new language to the Galaxy S5 Active, a list of suggested languages will appear and below the other languages.

List of languages Samsung

6- Sixth step:

Look for the language in the list that appears, first of all suggested languages will appear depending on the country you are in or the language already defined. If you cannot find the language you want to add to the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active click on the three dots at the top right of the screen and click on “All” to show the total number of languages available.

Search languages Samsung

7- Seventh step:

Once you have selected the language you want to install on your Samsung Galaxy S5 Active a list of options will appear to choose the region for that language, select the appropriate region. You must select the appropriate region to install the dictionary that corresponds to your country or geographical area.

Region languages Samsung

8- Eighth step:

A pop-up message will appear asking if you want to keep the current language as the default or if you want the new language to be the default to display the menus and dictionary of the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active.

Set default language Samsung

9- Ninth step:

The list of languages installed in the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active will reappear, in this list the new language that you have added should appear and if you have marked it as default it will appear with an activated sign on the right. If you want to change to another language already installed, click on the name of the language to define it as the default.

List of languages Samsung

Video instructions

Once the new language has been added to your Samsung Galaxy S5 Active you can delete the previous language that you will not use by following the link below: Delete language Samsung Galaxy S5 Active

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