Add Preferred Languages to the iPad Air 2

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You're watching VisiHow. This is a tutorial on how to add preferred languages to the iPad Air 2. Preferred languages on the iPad are languages that you prefer to use. If you're bilingual or multilingual and you speak more than one language, you may prefer, for example, to read web sites in both English and Russian. In this case, you may want to have the preferred languages set up on your iPad Air 2.

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Steps

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    Tap on the gear-shaped "Settings" icon.
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    On the left side, tap on the "General" option.
    It's the seventh on the list. This will open the "General" menu.
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    In the "General" menu, scroll down.
    You are looking for "Language & Region".
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    Tap on "Language & Region".
    You will see a menu come up.
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    Now, tap on "Add Language...".
    This is the section at the bottom that shows the preferred language order. It also reads "Apps and websites will use the first language in this list that they support". This means that if you go to a Chinese web site that has no English, you will see Chinese text. If the same site has no Chinese but has Russian, then you will receive Russian characters. It's simply a usability feature that helps you a bit. Let's add a language. You will see a list of languages.
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    Let's tap on "French", for example.
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    Tap on "Done".
    The device will ask you: "Would you like to change the iPad language to French?"
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    You can tap on the option to change the system language to French or you can keep it in English.
    In this case, let's tap on "Keep English". You will keep your preferred language as English. The system will update the languages.
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    If you accidentally tapped the "Change..." button and changed your language into another language, make sure you check our VisiHow tutorial on how to change the system language.
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    In this video, iPad is turned up a little to let the orientation change back to the landscape mode that it have had previously.
    Now you'll see that you have a list of languages.
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This has been a VisiHow tutorial on how you can add preferred languages to your iPad Air 2. If you have any additional questions, comments, or suggestions about adding preferred languages to the "Language & Region" section of your iPad, just let us know in the section below; and we'll be happy to help you. Thanks for choosing VisiHow! Have a great day!

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