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My iPad 3 is configured in French for the family but I prefer my apps un-translated. Is it possible to force an application to launch in a specific locale? Is it feasible without a third-party tool?

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The short answer is that this is, unfortunately, not possible with the default install of iOS.

It is always possible that there is a jailbreak hack that allows this, but that would probably fall under the "third-party tool" category.

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too bad. i really don't want to jailbreak the thing but i'm lucky since it came out very recently. Any recommendations regarding the app or you don't know about this kind of things – samy Feb 5 '13 at 23:15
@samy, no, I'm sorry, but I don't have any recommendations. A little strange, but my network doesn't allow me to go to the iOS 6.1 jailbreak website so I can't even look around there for you. If you find something that works for you please be sure to update us. – bassplayer7 Feb 6 '13 at 14:05

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