Windows popup doesn't get translated.

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I'm developing a windows app.

My pc's language is set to Turkish.

My app gets translated like I expect, but windows popups like "did you mean to switch apps?" and "pair device, does the pin on XXX match the pin below?" are still displayed in English. Is it my responsibility to take care of these translations (like to add those strings into my Windows package) ? or should it happen regardless?

Thank you!


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  1. Reza-Ameri 16,831 Reputation points

    I depend on the pop-up messages.
    If they are coming from your application (such as message boxes), then you have to translate them.
    However, if they are coming from Windows, then Windows need to show them in the other language.
    If you change the language, also check for update and sometimes Windows Update install new package to resolve it.
    Try restart your PC and see if the problem persists?

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  1. Xu Gu (Shanghai Wicresoft Co,.Ltd.) 501 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor


    Based on your description, I conducted the following experiment on my own environment:
    Open settings and import them into the path below:
    settings-->Time&language-->Language&region-->Windows display language
    I started with English (United States) and I switched it to Chinese.
    In such a case, you need to install a language pack first, which takes some time, and then wait until the installation is complete, select Chinese, and restart the computer.
    Next, the language displayed by my computer is Chinese, and the pop-up windows are all Chinese.
    According to your requirements, you need to install a Turkish language pack, replace the original language in the "Windows display language", and restart the computer.

    Hope my answer helps you!

    Best Regards,
    Xu Gu

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