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My Canon SX700 has arrived imported from Japan. The instruction

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My Canon SX700 has arrived imported from Japan. The instruction booklets are all in Japanese as are the menus on the camera.
How do I change the language on the camera to English?
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You can change language as follows:

Press the Playback button.
Press and hold the Function button and immediately press Menu.
Select English by using arrows or dial.
Press Function button to confirm.

Click here to see and save a copy of User Manual for your camera. The language change is on page 16.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

That's exactly what the online manual says but I have tried this several times and it doesn't work

Please turn off camera. Turn it back on and try the steps again.

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Done that, all I'm getting are a few symbols on the left and more Japanese writing

Please try this method:

Press Menu button.
Select the Tools (wrench and hammer) tab.
Look for the Language (head with bubble) option.
Tap it and change it to English.

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I appreciate what you're saying but the symbols are in Japanese and there is no head with a bobble. You don't happen to know the Japanese symbol for a head with a bubble?

Please try the 2nd to last item on that Tools menu.

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