Opera changing UI language
aisaaax last edited by leocg
I live in Russia. But I still prefer to consume content and use my products in Englisn.
I run Windows, and the system locale is set to English. I set Opera's locale to English. I even delete Russian language from the list of suggested languages.
It's no use. Every time I log in to my PC in the morning - Opera is helpfully switched to Russian.
Because, clearly, it must think that I am stupid, and I didn't mean to switch it to English the day before, and because my region is Russia - then I clearly want to see Russian.
Now, how do I turn this annoying feature off and make it so my browser is in English and stays in English?
aisaaax last edited by
That's what I tried to do as well. Removing Russian was simply an act of desperation.
It still switches to Russian every time. Sometimes, rarely, it takes 2 days for it to mess itself up, but it inevitably does.
Just to prevent any other obvious answers, what I'm doing is:
Opera -> Settings -> Languages -> 3 dots next to "English (US) entry" -> Display opera in that language.
It prompts opera restart, and it does work. For a day, or at most a couple of days. Then it turns back to Russian on its own.
So this isn't a disk write problem, because obviously sometimes the settings presist after PC reboot, and sometimes they don't. Something in Opera actively re-writes my settings to set up Russial locale over and over.
What I suspect happens is that Opera downloads some updates, detects that I'm in Russia, and "fixes" my annoying English problem for me - Yay!