Language change for Galaxy 4G infuse & S II X

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Question for the amazing Community and Android genius...

I had two phones (Rogers Samsung Galaxy 4G infuse and Koodo Samsung Galaxy S II X) and I gave them away to my parents, They do not speak English or French and these phones only have the option to change the language to English, French and Korean I guess lol (I do not understand those characters)... Long story short, I have tried everything to be able to get more languages into the phone but I have not been able to...

Does anyone know how to get more languages into the phone so they can use it without any problems?
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Posted 5 years ago

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You can learn more on Supporting Different Languages on Android phones using this "Android Developpers" site: http://developer.android.com/training...

This is the language enabler site, you should use Google play to install it
https://play.google.com/store/apps/de...

No need to root the phone!
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I don't believe it can be done, the maker of the device has to include it when they build their part of the OS. Sometimes the company will include new languages in an update but if you've updated the phone to the most recent version of Android then you have the only available languages.
if you want to you can however download a third party keyboard app like SwiftKey and download a language pack out of a wide selection of languages to at least get the keyboard to type in their language.
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That's what I thought! but the curious thing here is that the phone does have the option to set the keyboard in several languages...
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you can root your phone and install the AT&T's OS version which is supports English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, and Korean
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There really isn't much option here without rooting the phones that I can see.

Found an app that would do the trick on the Play Store, but again, it'll require you to root the phone.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/de...
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Actually, your suggestion is very intersting! Since Rooting is required why not having a maximum of languages availaible ?! (y)
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I installed it also and it did work , thx Damon, I got other languages on my phone
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i tried this one Language Switcher without rooting the phone and it worked like a charm.
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I tried on my and I get a message saying that needs to be rooted
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Get it solved !

Try installing Root Checker to confirm that you are or are not already rooted.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/de.....
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i got this message "Sorry This Device does not have proper root access".
It is not rooted.
In this case i think that the brand of the device and OS running might make a diffrence.
i used HTC One V with ICS
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i tried it with a non Rooted Smasung S II X Android 4.0.4 an it partially worked , i mean some options were showed with the new language and the reset stayed in English but it did not require a Root Access as "Language Enabler"

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