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Questions tagged [localization]

Making content appear in the user's local language. There is a separate tag [translation].

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How do Amazon AWS websites determine localization?

After short trip to Russia all websites insist on showing me Russian versions in Chrome. IE, I open the following in Chrome Incognito window https://aws.amazon.com/ec2/spot/pricing/ And I'm ...
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How to make Google Search change preferred language by host without changing config?

For example, sometimes I want to search by a Japanese keyword and get Japanese results (Japanese websites). To do this, I go to https://www.google.co.jp and search. However, it always returns English ...
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Google Search language settings keep resetting

On a Google search results page, I go to Settings -> Languages and set desired language preferences. However, on the next day language setting reset to what seems to be regional defaults. I'm always ...
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Change language forever

Trying to change default language in Google Maps by settings in Menu->Language. But it sets required language just for current settings. Next time I open Google Maps I have previous language. How to ...
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Default all Google Apps to English

I am currently traveling in Europe and every time I visit Google.com, or any Google Apps, like Sheets or Docs, it defaults to the region locale... Currently, Google Sheets is showing me all menus in ...
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Google is in German instead of English

As you can see in the following picture, firefox's language is German. Searching for 'google maps' brings as first result www.google.de/map. What i did was to follow the steps in this tutorial: ...
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See Cambodian translation in Facebook

I am Australian but through my son's marriage I now have family in Cambodia. It seems to be the only language without translation on Facebook. Can Cambodian interface be enabled on Facebook?
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How to change the language on Google Maps?

My Chinese is still pretty poor, and my Korean is worse.  But Google Maps recently began showing me everything in Korean or Chinese.  Sometimes even a mixture of both. I can't find anything to change ...
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Prioritise Japanese characters over Chinese equivalent characters in English version of Google?

Here is the dilemma. I am using Windows and do not want to change the system UI to Japanese (which is more difficult to read than English), but I want to read Japanese search results. The problem is, ...
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How do you get Devanagari (Sanskrit देवनागरी) script on Google Slides?

I need to do a presentation in Sanskrit on Google Slides but was not able to find the script. I looked at the inbuilt scripts in File > Language and Hindi, Nepali, Bengali, Malayalam etc were there, ...
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Get fields of a YouTube video so that I can share it with both auto generated subtitles and auto translate to a specific language enabled?

My objective is to share videos with auto-generated subtitles to Portuguese. So it would have to use both the auto-generated subtitles from audio (English) and then the auto translate subtitles ...
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How can I display the name of the month in different languages in Google Spreadsheets?

In Microsoft Excel the following formula forces the month name to be displayed in Portuguese, regardless of the default language. =TEXT(A1,"[$-pt-PT] dd mmmm yyyy") Google Spreadsheets ignores the ...
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Google is in German, why?

Recently I did a trip to Europe and since then, when I open Google, it's not in English anymore, is in another language (looks like Swedish or German). 'Search button' is 'Google-Suche'. Also ...
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Change Google locality settings [duplicate]

I was recently using a VPN on Google Chrome and was on Google a lot. Now the search engine and other websites have switched to the country settings of the country the VPN was accessing. Is there a ...
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Make Facebook use 24h format instead of AM/PM

Facebook always shows me hours as AM and PM (12-hour clock). When creating Facebook events it is cumbersome, and on several occasions I have scheduled a lunch for 12AM. How to make Facebook use the ...
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Facebook features different for other languages

Usually I am using the Polish version of Facebook. After I switch language to English (US) I'm getting few more features such as "Photos of... xxx", "Posts of... xxx" while typing in the search bar. ...
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How to make Google ignore where I am in the world? [duplicate]

Whenever I travel around the world Google always assumes I want to use the region I am in as the search engine. I just want to always search Google.co.uk wherever I am in the world. I don't want to ...
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Why do Microsoft websites default to Polish on my work network?

I originally asked this on Super User, but it was ruled off-topic there and referred to here. I'm in Belgium. When I open MSN, no matter what browser or what machine I use, it's opened using pl-PL ...
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How do I stop Google from providing me language localized search results? [duplicate]

For several webpages, Google provides me with language localized search results. For example, I search for bread and I get as a result: www.cooking.example/bread/de which is the German localized ...
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How to change AliExpress' language from Spanish to English?

AliExpress does not have good customer service which you can easily contact, just robots which work unsuccessfully in this case. Also their help is limited. For some reason, the language of their ...
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How to set English and Prevent others in Google when ncr/append-en/… fail?

I would like to have my primary language (English) as the main language in Google Searches. I know the thread Setting Google results to stay in a language, regardless of location but addresses like ...
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Why do I see Russian articles while I don't speak Russian in Google News?

Where do I configure the languages of articles I want to see? Edit: Here is the context: I am French and I speak only French and English I am located in France No proxy, happens at home and at work ...
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Change language of Google websites?

Google have set my language to dutch but I hate it for a million reasons and one of these is when something is wrong I could get a lot more help if I get feedback from Google in English. Is there a ...
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Set language of browser for link expansion in Slack

If I type in http://lang-8.com/ into a Slack chat room on the web version, it comes up with Japanese language text, presumably because that's the default for that web site: http://lang-8.com/ ...
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Match and lookup function on Google Sheets match different Japanese Kanji

Checkout this google sheet: Dafuq 箇 策 Match 1 Lookup Dafuq Exact FALSE Despite the fact that those two kanji characters are completely ...
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Fix Google showing different language because of hyperlink options

If I click on a link like https://books.google.it/books?id=_b8NAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA317&dq=%22dutch%20defence%22&hl=it&sa=X&ved=0CFMQ6AEwB2oVChMIlvGX3cb1xgIVAlkUCh0C-ApT#v=onepage&q=%...
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Restrict YouTube recommendations to some language(s)

Is there any way I could restrict YouTube recommendations to just English, or better, English and some other languages too? My three years old loves watching cartoons on YouTube. He does not type ...
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How do I localize content in Google Sites?

I'm trying to put together a simple public website and business email account for a family member and I'd like to use Gmail for Work (with his own domain, I've done that for several other family ...
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How to prevent Google from translating familiar pronouns into respectful pronouns?

When translating via Google from German to French, it always translates the familiar "Du" into the more formal "vous". For example, "Wo bist Du?" is translated to "Où êtes-vous?", instead of "Où es-...
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How to display Bing results only in a certain language?

Is there something similar to Google Advanced Search, where you can set the preferred language for the search results, for Bing?
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How to disable local geographic names on Google Maps?

For some reason Google Maps displays local geographic names for each country, even when the country uses non-Latin script, which makes it completely unreadable. Is there a way to force it to show ...
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Are there workarounds for when browser shortcut keys break for users with foreign language keyboards?

The shortcut to bring up the search interface in Trello is /, but a Trello user is reporting that the / key on his Swedish keyboard does not bring up search. I've seen this issue with other web apps ...
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How can I prevent the Google Maps Country Redirect?

Google maps has started to redirect me to my local country domain - from www.google.com/maps to www.google.at/maps. Is there any way to prevent this without using cookies? Llike the "No Country ...
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How to force Google search to only return English results?

I'm in France and trying to use Google in English only. My Google settings are set to English everywhere: I've also clicked on the link "use google.com" but when I do a search, it still shows some ...
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Alter the wording of the “Is required” notification

In Cognito Forms, when a user fills a field invalidly (or not at all) an Is required notice is triggered (in Russian). How may I alter the wording of such notification? (Also in Russian.)
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Is there any way to set localisation settings in Google Now? [closed]

Is there a way to set localisation settings for Google Now? Specifically, I want to change the fact that if I tap on the score of a football game, Google Now searches for "soccer" instead of football....
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How to force Google to not mind my location during search

I look for information about Tour de Pologne, the problem is that I want to know what foreign services say about it. I want to watch their videos with their comments but because I live in Poland I get ...
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How to make Google speak British English?

Google.co.uk and google.com spell World in IPA differently. But if you press the speak button, both pronounce it as /wərld/ (AmEng). See screenshot from and from How can I make sure Google UK ...
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Why does Deezer default to French (or just does not show in the original language)

I have used http://www.deezer.com/ for a while now and it has always been in English. Recently it is showing everything in French. Google Chrome will auto-translate pretty OK but why is Deezer ...
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How to disable Google translating the search query language?

My primary language is English and all the settings are set accordingly but I am fluent in a number of languages and use to search for things in them too. When I write a search query in a particular ...
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Is there a way to change the language of an embedded Google Map?

I'm embedded a Google Map in my website and it always appears in the user's browser locale language, whereas I want it to always be in English. Is there any way to enforce this? Here's an example:
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Twitter localization: Single tweet with both an English version and a Japanese version

My product's Twitter followers come from various countries. Some want to read tweets in Japanese, others prefer English, etc. I usually post a tweet in Japanese immediately followed by its ...
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Google Maps menu in Russian [duplicate]

I can't change Google Maps menu to English. English is my language of choice throughout Google, but in Google Maps the menu is in Russian. How can I change it to English?
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How to set locale so language reply headers are in de-DE

How can I set up Gmail and set the language such that replies to emails set the correct language of the reply headers to that set locale/language? So, instead of English I want German to show up: ---...
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Google Analytics language suddenly changed to Polish

I haven't configured my language to Polish in any of the Google's sites ever. I am not living near Poland. My account language is English. Even when I'm logged out, Google Analytics is Polish to me. ...
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How can I force support.microsoft.com to display KB entries in English?

My browser's language preferences are set to (in order): [de-DE], [de], [en-US], [en], which works perfectly okay for 99,999% of websites I visit, since my mother tongue is German, with the notable ...
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How to change google applications language?

I used to live in Brazil. But I'm now back in France (my country) and I would like to have google webs apps in French. When I log in to google from a French computer, google sets the language to ...
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GitHub in other languages

I came across this post on the GitHub blog: GitHub in your language, but I can't seem to find the option to use the GitHub website in another language. The links in the blog post that append a GET ...
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Disqus - more options while customizing the text of the comment count link?

In several languages (eg. Polish) there are more than three grammatical cases used for number and noun, whereas Disqus support only cases "0", "1" and "more". What's the easiest way to implement ...
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How to search results from certain language in Google?

As of today, I find that Google has changed its interface for filtering searched results to be from a certain language (such as Chinese). I can't find a way to do that. Can you please help?