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[APP] Localized Apps

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18th July 2011, 06:15 PM   |  #1  
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Download: https://market.android.com/details?i....localizedapps

This app allows you to create shortcuts and choose which language each shortcut will use.

Extremely useful for people who like to use the phone in english and want to use a specific app on another language!

EXAMPLE: android system in english and run google maps in portuguese

Using a localized shortcut is slower because it has to change the language and then change it back after exiting the app. Please be patient!

The localization depends on the 3rd party app, this app will not translate it!

Android does not have support to launch applications on different languages. The workaround is to change the system language during the app execution.

You should use ISO639 languages (en, pt, fr, es, de, it, etc) and ISO3166 countries (US, BR, FR, ES, DE, IT, etc).

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25th July 2011, 02:48 PM   |  #2  
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New version released with a few bugs fixed! =)
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28th July 2011, 10:54 AM   |  #3  
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great app! finally i can use the IMDB app without the stupid, irritating german movie titles!
28th July 2011, 12:05 PM   |  #4  
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Awesome
Simply Awesome.

I was thinking on something like this for months.

Was using a switch to change language, but this is far more useful!
28th July 2011, 06:01 PM   |  #5  
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I'm glad you liked it! =)
28th July 2011, 06:41 PM   |  #6  
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Now that's a nice one! YAY
Though not fitting my needs
Tried to tell Navigon to speak to me in german, but it won't. Everything is the UI is german, but the voice keeps telling me the stuff in english. Am i doing anything wrong?
i entered de an DE
THX anyway!
28th July 2011, 07:30 PM   |  #7  
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Dave,

If you go to settings -> languages and change it to german. And then open navigation (NOT from my app's shortcut), does it speak in german?

Did you create a shortcut for maps or for navigation?

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29th July 2011, 01:17 PM   |  #8  
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I've tried it with Navigon from spanish to english and it works (both menus and speech), but doesn't go back to spanish when I exit the app. Is that the expected behavior?
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29th July 2011, 02:33 PM   |  #9  
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jfmart,
no, it should have gone back to spanish! i will check what might have gone wrong! thanks for the feedback!
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For those who are trying to use Navigation, try pointing to Maps and then launch Navigation from there!

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