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I just bought a second hand Samsung but it is not in English

Customer Question

Hey, I just bought a second hand Samsung but it is not in English and has no remote. Not sure how to change it to see if it works..
JA: What's the model number of your TV? How old is it?
Customer: Model Number: LA40C530F1R No idea of age at all
JA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?
Customer: The menu opens up fine but in Arabic or something
JA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?
Customer: Only just got it.
JA: Anything else you want the tv expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: Was hoping to see if I can get it working. Didn't realise it would be in a foreign language. Didn't have a chance to check it out properly before buying
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Nathan replied 6 months ago.

Hi, I'm Nathan.
Sorry to hear that you're having trouble with this but I'll do my best to help you.