If you bought a phone and English isn't your first language, you can always change it up on your Galaxy S7.

If you need your S7 to default to a language other than English, you can do that easily through its language and input settings. You can change the default keyboard to something other than Samsung's keyboard from there, too.

How to change the default language on the Samsung Galaxy S7

  1. Swipe down from the top of the screen to pull down the Notification Shade.
  2. Tap the Settings button in the top right corner of your screen.
  3. Swipe up to scroll down.

    swipe down from top of screen to pull down notification shade, then tap settings button, then swipe up to scroll down

  4. Tap Language and input.
  5. Tap Language.
  6. Tap the language of your choice to select it.

    Tap language and input, then tap language, then tap language of choice

That's all you need to do to set the default language on your phone. Now, all of the text on your device will appear in the language you selected.

How to change the keyboard on the Samsung Galaxy S7

Are you bored with the default keyboard on your Galaxy S7?

  1. Swipe down from the top of the screen to pull down the Notification Shade.
  2. Tap the Settings button in the top right corner of your screen.
  3. Swipe up to scroll down.

    swipe down from top of screen to pull down notification shade, then tap settings button, then swipe up to scroll down

  4. Tap Language and input.
  5. Tap Default keyboard

    Tap language and input then tap default keyboard

  6. Tap set up input methods.
  7. Toggle the keyboard app of your choice to on.

    Tap set input method then toggle keyboard on

Of course, you need another keyboard to switch to. Our list of the best keyboards for Android is a great place to start.