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  1. mhashemy

    mhashemy Member

    I receive my messages (SMS) in Persian (Farsi) , But the characters are unknown, unreadable and not recognized in G1 , is there any solution to make it right ?

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  2. justjimjpc

    justjimjpc Premium Member VIP Member

    You can check in your phone Settings under "Locale" and see if Farsi is supported there ... it isnt on my phone ...

    If your phone does not have that ... then it was not intended for your area ... assuming you bought the phone from a local carrier ..

    If Imported then that would be the reason it doesnt exist ....

    Mine has Arabie and Hindi .. and such // even on my US phone
  3. mhashemy

    mhashemy Member

    I don't have any settings that's called Locale or something like that related to Language or Text:(
  4. justjimjpc

    justjimjpc Premium Member VIP Member

    You say you have a G1 ?

    Press the MENU key

    Press Settings

    Scroll down the list of options ... Second from bottom of list

    "Locale & text"
  5. mhashemy

    mhashemy Member

    Thank You But

    Second from bottom of list (In Settings ) Is a option that is "Text"
    Including of : Auto-replace , Auto-cap , Auto-punctuate
    I don't have the option that you wrote

    Model : T-Mobile G1
    Firmware Version : 1.0
    Kernel Version : 2.6.25-01842-gfea26b0 android-build@apa27#6
  6. justjimjpc

    justjimjpc Premium Member VIP Member

    Dont understand ... i would think a G1 would be a G1 not sure why you settings menu are different from mine ....

    Hope you find them
  7. ronrafajko

    ronrafajko New Member

    He may have another version of the software.

    I have a similar problem. I view Twitter tweets in Persian that cannot interpret the language and shows a box for each character. Is there a Persian font we can install for Android?

    My settings locale only offers English and Spanish. I want English for my locale, but I want to be able to read Persian in the Persian characters a font would display.
  8. justjimjpc

    justjimjpc Premium Member VIP Member


    Yes Maybe he has a Chinese clone ... not a real G1 ... The only way he could possibly have a different OS is to be rooted ... and even then rooted OS Builds dont destroy the existing OS settings functions ...

    So he most likely has the chinese clone or not a G1 ...
  9. mhashemy

    mhashemy Member

    Dude I've got the genuine G1 ;)
    It seems there is a difference between my Android OS and yours , anyway I'm trying to solve it .
    Thanks
  10. justjimjpc

    justjimjpc Premium Member VIP Member

    Under Menu | Settings | About Phone these are the listings for a Stock US G1

    Model number : T-Mobile G1
    Firmware version : 1.5
    Baseband version : 65.505.20.17H_2.22.19.26I
    Kernel version : 2.6.27-00393-g6607056 san@sandroid #1
    Build Number : CRC1

    My Carrier is T-Mobile, Country is US ...

    Please post you data ...

    In addition under Settings. the Last option is "About phone"
    and the option just above that is "Locale & text"

    so please let us know what yours is showing ? we are here to try to help you so we need more info ...

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