If your Sony Xperia Z1 Compact is set to a language other than the one you typically use, whether it be due to purchasing it imported, second-hand, or accidentally changing the language settings, you can easily change it back by following these steps.
Please note that changing the language on your Sony may also change the language of certain apps and system features. Additionally, changing the language may also change the keyboard layout and formatting of dates and numbers.
Estimated time: 5 minutes.
1- First step:
First we go to the settings of the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact, 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.
2- Second step:
We look for the System section, usually the icon of the exclamation mark symbol that is in the lower part of the screen.
3- Third step:
Click on “Languages & input” it is the world globe icon. From this section you can change the language of the texts displayed on the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact and also the keyboard language.
4- Fourth step:
Click again on “Languages”, this is the first option at the top of the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact, screen, usually with Chinese characters.
5- Fifth step:
Press the + “Add a language” button to add a new language to the Sony, a list of suggested languages will appear and below the rest of the languages.
6- Sixth step:
Search for the language in the list or use the magnifying glass icon in the upper right to use the language search to find the language to which you want to change your Sony Xperia Z1 Compact and select it.
7- Seventh step:
Once you have selected the language you want to install on your Sony Xperia Z1 Compact 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.
8- Eighth step:
Using the vertical lines on the right click and drag the language to the first position, this will be the main language of the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact.
Once the new language has been added to your Sony Xperia Z1 Compact you can delete the previous language that you will not use by following the link below: Delete language Sony Xperia Z1 Compact