1. Jameelah Sisawala's Avatar
    The title says it.. The phones language has been changed to arabic and I have no idea how to change it back to english... I've tried it by changing the region and all but still doesn't work on restarting the phone. I deleted the language arabic too...needless to say I'm super frustrated. Help please.
    04-05-2016 08:44 PM
  2. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    Welcome to Windows Central.

    What phone do you have?
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    04-05-2016 08:51 PM
  3. RumoredNow's Avatar
    What country are you physically located in?

    Do you have a SIM inserted?


    By default, no SIM runs setup in the language matching the Region for which the phone was built for sale in...

    By default, with SIM runs setup in the language matching the Region read off the SIM if available...


    If this does not describe your situation, could you provide more detail?
    Laura Knotek likes this.
    04-05-2016 09:10 PM
  4. Jameelah Sisawala's Avatar
    What country are you physically located in?

    Do you have a SIM inserted?


    By default, no SIM runs setup in the language matching the Region for which the phone was built for sale in...

    By default, with SIM runs setup in the language matching the Region read off the SIM if available...


    If this does not describe your situation, could you provide more detail?
    I'm physically in Kuwait right now, bought the phone here- Lumia 1520.

    There is a SIM inserted, should I try reinserting the SIM again?
    04-06-2016 01:51 AM
  5. Jameelah Sisawala's Avatar
    Welcome to Windows Central.

    What phone do you have?
    Hey there, it's a Lumia 1520, I upgraded to windows 10 just this morning, and somehow I got the language to change it to English too... But it doesn't stay that way for long, it keeps defaulting back to Arabic. I have to change it again to English and restart the phone.
    04-06-2016 01:53 AM
  6. Jameelah Sisawala's Avatar
    What country are you physically located in?

    Do you have a SIM inserted?


    By default, no SIM runs setup in the language matching the Region for which the phone was built for sale in...

    By default, with SIM runs setup in the language matching the Region read off the SIM if available...


    If this does not describe your situation, could you provide more detail?
    Hey, I'm in Kuwait, bought the phone here about a year ago-Lumia 1520.

    The region on my phone however used to be US and language was English(United states) on my windows 8.1.

    I changed it here too after stumbling for a bit but like I said it keeps defaulting back to Arabic but the region remains United states.
    04-06-2016 01:57 AM
  7. Monim Al's Avatar
    I think that, it's not critical like that to change language. But why? I don't know. You can try like this> go to setting> security setting> Reset your phone. After reset & restart again you go to Setting>Language Setting> English (UK) (you can see update beside English)> Update It> Then press enter Up English (UK). Hope that solved your problem.
    Jameelah Sisawala likes this.
    04-06-2016 02:16 AM
  8. Jameelah Sisawala's Avatar
    Looks like I'm going to have to hard reset my phone I'm just a little bit hesitant to lose my music. I know I'll get a back up of my videos and photos but one drive keeps crashing so I cannot upload my music on to it.
    04-06-2016 02:31 AM

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