Manual Input ADB Command to make Locale Setting Work on Android 4.2+ No ROOTed Devices

First: Install our app Locale Setting first

What you need

  • Computer
  • Usb cable
  • Connect your device to the computer

Step 1. Enabling adb Debugging (Must do)

Tutorial – (Open Developer Options and open USB debugging on Android 4.2+)


Step 2. Dwonload ADB Tools:

Download the ADB Tools and Extract it.(After extracted you will find folder adb-tools)
Open a command line(Linux or Mac called Terminals, Windows called cmd.exe

Use command cd into “adb-tools” folder downloaded above.(command like below, replace YouPath to your file path)

cd /YouPath/adb-tools

Step 3. Grant Permission

Grant Permission
  • Input the Command Below and press “Enter” key:
adb shell pm grant org.locale.setting android.permission.CHANGE_CONFIGURATION


If you get “error: no devices found“, that is mean you phone has not open the ADB debugging, Please Read Step 1 or Read Tutorial – Open Developer Options and open USB debugging on Android 4.2+

At last

You can click list item of Switch Locale app to change language .

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