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How I can change temperature units from Fahrenheit to Celsius on the Weather scope?

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  • It's actually an old, known issue, see pad.lv/1547981 – pomsky May 25 '16 at 17:00
  • Thank you for reference but problem is not solved. Language is set to Latvian but temperature show in Fahrenheit (should be Celsius). – Andris Petrams May 26 '16 at 6:22
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The unit of temperature in the weather scope and the weather part in the today scope is related to the language setting of your phone (System Settings - Personal: Language & Text - Display language).

There is only one issue, and this has been reported as a bug already (as pomsky pointed out in his comment), for which however a work-around is available: Up until OTA-8, choosing English-Canada gave us the chance to have the phone set to English and still showing temperatures in Celsius. Since OTA-9 this is not working anymore.

Work-around, if you want your phone to be set to English using Celsius as unit for temperature: Switch your language to English-Australia.

  • Thenk you but it is not good solution for me because my native language is Latvian – Andris Petrams May 29 '16 at 19:52
  • Sorry, @Andris Petrams. It seems I had over-read your native language in your comment above :( Anyway, I know it is not a solution and only a work-around... – Bruni May 30 '16 at 17:46
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Go to your apps scope, click on weather, go to the gearwheel symbol in the upper right corner.

You can find the Celsius setting under 'units.

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    Under the gearwheel is only one checkbox for set on location detect. No more options available. – Andris Petrams May 25 '16 at 6:36
  • In that case: add a location. I did as well and now I can change it. – tinus087 May 25 '16 at 7:14
  • Checkbox is named "Enable location data" and its switched On. My location is correct detected - country, city, address and no more options available. – Andris Petrams May 25 '16 at 7:42
  • Hmmm thats odd... Maybe there is an update for the app that you have missed? – tinus087 May 25 '16 at 7:48
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    In the weather app there is indeed an option to switch between units and add locations. The question however is referring to the weather/ today scope, not the application. – Bruni May 30 '16 at 17:40

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