I just bought of eBay a dsi ll

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  1. Game Dragon
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    Hi I am new here and need a bit of advice, I just bought of eBay a dsi ll and it is all in Japanese is there any way to turn it into English or am I stuck with it and I have to learn Japanese
    Please excuse my English, it is very bad as I am from the Czech Republic
     
  2. Schizoanalysis

    Schizoanalysis From somewhere inside the rabbit hole...

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    No English.. Japanese only.
     
  3. Shinigami357

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    Isn't there an option to change the language at the system settings?
     
  4. YayMii

    YayMii hi

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    1. You can't change it to English.
    2. If you purchased an English DS game, it should play in English (unless it's a DSi game, and in that case it wouldn't play at all due to the region lock)
    3. Did you set your country correctly when signing up for GBAtemp? Because your flag says you're from Australia, even though you say you're from the Czech Republic.
     
  5. ShadowSoldier

    ShadowSoldier GBAtemp Guru

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    For my DSi XL, I only have English, French, Spanish available.

    But, go to system settings (it has a picture of a wrench).
    Go all the way to page 4. Pick the top most option
    That should be the language selection.
     
  6. Schizoanalysis

    Schizoanalysis From somewhere inside the rabbit hole...

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    I also have a Japanese DSi LL, and can confirm that the language can't be changed.

    There are guides on the internet that will translate the settings for you.
     
  7. thieves like us

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    unfortunately not. when nintendo introduced the DSi line (DSi, DSiLL), they limited the language choices (due to the fact that the DSiware was also limited to that country).
    - in japan, your only option is japanese
    - with a us DSi or DSi XL, your language selections are: english, french and spanish

    I can't speak for the eu DSi or DSi XL systems, as I do not have access to one
     
  8. Game Dragon
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    I have immigrated to Australia with my parents, do you think I should chang my flag?
     
  9. Jakob95

    Jakob95 I am the Avatar

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    Well then leave it as Australia. Its your choice.
     
  10. Evo.lve

    Evo.lve All that you could be.

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    Away from you.
    Doesn't look like it helped you too much. Honestly.

    If he can't type the Hiragana out, how the hell is he gonna use it?
     
  11. YayMii

    YayMii hi

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    Do you have a Japanese keyboard? Do you think he has a Japanese keyboard? No? You kinda failed there.

    On-topic: What thieves like us said is completely true. You could try loading a DS phat firmware using a flashcart and changing the language there, but it'll only change Pictochat, Download Play, and the default language for DS games. The menu will still be Japanese.
    If you're not planning to buy DSiWare, then the language doesn't really matter.
     
  12. gokujr1000

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    You should probably have it changed to the Czech Republic flag if you have limited English capabilities so other people will assume English isn't your primary language.
     
  13. Game Dragon
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    Yes I think you are right, thanks for spell check and google translate
     
  14. Game Dragon
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    I have sent back the dsi ll for refund, learning Japanese is very hard harder than English
     
  15. gokujr1000

    gokujr1000 GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Yes Japanese is a hard language to learn if it isn't your primary language. I do hope to learn Japanese one day and even live there. Going to be hard work, I know...
     
  16. danweb

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    i am learning it at school. I know enough that i can navigate the menus in elite beat agents and understand what i am doing. It is a great feeling to be able to do that [​IMG]
     
  17. Frogman

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    You didnt really need to, the menu is only used for launching games and there isnt really much good dsiware :S
     
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    Shantae,
    Art style,
    warioware.

    That is only a tiny list. IGN game DS game of the year (2010) to a DSiWare