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Initial post: Jun 15, 2013 12:18:32 PM PDT
B. Radcliffe says:
Kindle language is set to Chinese, how do I change it back to English. When I do set up, it says to choose language, it is already Chinese, I can't read how to get to English.

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 15, 2013 12:20:09 PM PDT
Jazzy_Jeff says:
Tell us which Kindle you have. Someone should be able to guide you once they have that information.

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 15, 2013 12:20:36 PM PDT
What device?

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 15, 2013 12:20:37 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jun 15, 2013 12:21:06 PM PDT
B. Radcliffe - Since you don't say which Kindle you have, here are instructions for the models that have multiple language interfaces.

To change the language on the 2nd Gen Fire and Fire HD models, follow this:

- Swipe down from the top middle
- Tap the plus sign on the far right
- 3nd from the bottom is Language and Keyboard (scroll all the way to the bottom to count up), tap that
- Top choice is Language, tap that and select English (United States)
- Bottom is keyboard - check and make sure it's English (United States)
To change the language on the Paperwhite:

You don't need to do the words, just count and this works for all languages.

From the Home Screen
- Menu (three lines in upper right corner)
- 2nd from the bottom Listing (Settings)
- 4th Listing (Device Options)
- 5th Listing (Language and Dictionaries)
- 1st Listing (Language)

English or whatever language you want

The Paperwhite will reboot.


To change the language on the Touch with software update and above:

You don't need to do the words, just count and this works for all languages.

- Home Page (Home button on the bottom bezel)
- Menu
- 6th listing
- 3rd listing
- 5th listing
- 1st listing
- English or whatever you want
- Ok
- Ok/Accept

The Touch will reboot.


To change the language on the Basic, follow this:

- Press Menu button.
- Select settings (9th option in the menu) = Einstellungen / Parametres / Impostazioni / Configuracion / Configuracoes
- press the "next page" bar on the side of the Kindle two times.
- Select (may be second listing on the menu) - Geratesprachen / Langue du Peripherique / Imposta / Establecer / Estabelecer (possibly)
- Einstellen / Definer / Lingua Dispotivo / Idioma del dispositivo / Idioma do dispositivo
- OK

The Kindle will reboot.
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