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Language and Input Settings

Your phone’s language and input settings let you select a language for the phone’s menus and keyboards, select and configure keyboard settings, configure speech input settings, and set your phone’s mouse/trackpad options.

Language and Input Settings Overview

You can set the following options in the Language and input settings menu:

Language and Input Setting

Description

Language

Set the language for your display and menus.

Default keyboard

Set the default method for entering text.

Samsung keyboard

Set Samsung keyboard options.

Google voice typing

Set options for Google voice text entry.

Samsung voice input

Set options for Samsung voice input.

Language

Set the language used for handwriting recognition.

Text-to-speech

Set text-to-speech options.

Pointer speed

Set the speed of the pointer for a mouse/trackpad.

Access Language and Input Setting Options

  1. From the home screen, tap Apps all apps icon > Settings settings app icon.
  2. Tap General management general management icon > Language and input.

    screenshot of language and input settings
  • The Language and input settings menu opens.
  1. Set options.
  • The language and input settings are applied and saved.

Select the Default Language for Your Phone

  1. From the home screen, tap Apps all apps icon > Settings settings app icon.
  2. Tap General management general management icon > Language and input.
  3. The Language and input settings menu opens.
  4. Tap Language.
  5. Tap an available language.

Language and Input Options

Some of the language and input options are detailed below.

  1. From the home screen, tap Apps all apps icon > Settings settings app icon.
  2. Tap General management general management icon > Language and input.
  3. Set options:
  • Language: Tap a language to assign it.
  • Default keyboard: Tap an input method to set it as the default.
  • Samsung keyboard: Configure your keyboard options.
  • Google voice typing: Configure your options, including language detection.
  • Samsung voice typing: Select the language to use with Samsung voice input.
  • Language: Handwriting can be recognized in Notes. Use this option to select a language that is used by the device to recognize your handwriting.
  • Text-to-speech: Tap a settings option and follow the prompts.
  • Pointer speed: Drag the bar to adjust the speed, and then tap OK.