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Old October 29th, 2013, 04:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Dual SIM note 3 no arabic

Hi all,

I am new and I need to have guidance on how to enable Arabic input on a Chinese version of Dual SIM Samsung Note 3 galaxy phone.

Note that I tried through the standard setting but no Arabic input and also this phones boot start with China Unicom and seems to be locked for Chinese language as the only selection in the keyboard select menu.

Also I noticed it does no have google play and does not allow to have Arabic keyboard from samsung apps store. Is there a way To enable the Arabic keyboard and the google play with keeping the dual SIM working?

Also I could not add my google account and thus I could not sync my contacts.


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Just checking if thread been visible to people with experience with this case. Thanks
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By all accounts, it seems like you need to flash your fdevice in order to get Google Apps onto it. The link below takes you to a page dedicated to the dual sim Galaxy S4 but it seems to indicate the same things.

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Old November 14th, 2013, 04:40 PM   #4 (permalink)
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It seems that buy a Note 3 Chinese version is a really big deal, I just checked the link shared by Scootmien and I think that it will be a bit hard to get all that process correctly done; however, it is great information as long as many people is struggling with this issue.

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The i9502 is definitely a China version of the S4. In fact there are actually three China specific versions, GT-i9502(China Unicom), GT-i9508(China Mobile) and SCH-i959(China Telecom). The languages are Chinese(simplified and traditional) and English only.

It's the same with the Note 3 as well, but not sure of model numbers for that one.

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