How to Change the Language on Your Palm Treo 500 Without Hard Booting

The Palm Treo 500 made in 2007 usually has Russian or Ukrainian as the default language and sometimes when you experience difficulties or wish to swipe your phone, you find out that the language settings change back to the pyccкии (Russian) language. You can actually change it back to English or your preferred language without hard booting.

Steps

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    Press the "Start" button. It is the soft left button on your phone. The menu will come up (which you probably will not understand).
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    Click the soft button again, then go to the second folder with the setting symbol (a kind of circular shaft cling to a folder). Click on it.
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    When you open the folder, scroll to the seventh (7th) one and click on it. Another set of list will come out.
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    Scroll to the sixth (6th) one which is regional settings and click it. You will see two boxes.
    • Click the first one and change the immediate language back to your preferred language. A prompt will appear. It simply means you should restart your phone for the change to take effect.
    • The second box is your locale. You can change the locale language to your preferred language. That is, if you format your phone next time, it won't change back to Russian or so. Restart your phone for the change to take effect.
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    Done! You can change the language without hard booting and losing stuff.

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