Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 3 years ago

#3220 reopened defect

[ABB for Android] FAQ and Privacy Policy links redirect to English site only

Reported by: passbrains Assignee: diegocarloslima
Priority: P3 Milestone: Adblock-Browser-for-Android-1.2.0
Module: Adblock-Browser-for-Android Keywords:
Cc: fhd, rjeschke, Shikitita, diegocarloslima Blocked By: #4040
Blocking: Platform: Adblock Browser for Android
Ready: yes Confidential: no
Tester: Scheer Verified working: no
Review URL(s):

Description (last modified by Shikitita)

Adapted from


Samsung + Galaxy S6 Edge + Android 5.1.1

How to reproduce

  1. Install Adblock Browser for Android
  2. Change the browser's language into German, for example, by tapping on the Menu and then on Settings > Language > System default > Deutsch
  3. Go one step back by tapping on the arrow at the top left of the screen
  4. Tap on Adblock Browser at the end of the menu and then on "Häufig gestellte Fragen"

Observed behaviour

The redirect link is which displays the website in English instead of German

Expected behaviour

The redirect link should be in order to have the FAQ displayed in German.

Please note that this also occurs when tapping on the section "Datenschutzerklärung" in "Über Adblock Browser" as well as with different languages into which those websites are localised.

Change History (11)

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by passbrains

1 - 22 Aug 2015 15:48:48 posted by Helmut Sandmayr

2 - 04 Sep 2015 12:38:00 posted by Timo Scherf
Hello Helmut,

Reproduced on a Xperia Z3 compact
I want to reward your efforts, so I accept both of the twin bug AR- 60 & 61

Best regards
passbrains team

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by Shikitita

  • Cc fhd rjeschke added
  • Component changed from Unknown to Adblock-Browser-for-Android
  • Description modified (diff)
  • Owner set to rjeschke
  • Summary changed from When browsing in German the FAQ and Privacy Policy are shown in English instead of German to [ABB for Android] FAQ and Privacy Policy links redirect to English site only

comment:3 Changed 5 years ago by scheer

Linked similar issue with Spanish -

comment:4 Changed 4 years ago by diegocarloslima

  • Owner changed from rjeschke to diegocarloslima

comment:5 Changed 4 years ago by diegocarloslima

  • Blocked By 4040 added
  • Review URL(s) modified (diff)
  • Status changed from new to reviewing

comment:6 Changed 4 years ago by diegocarloslima

  • Ready set

comment:7 Changed 4 years ago by abpbot

comment:8 Changed 4 years ago by diegocarloslima

  • Milestone set to Adblock-Browser-for-Android-next
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from reviewing to closed

comment:9 Changed 3 years ago by scheer

  • Cc Shikitita diegocarloslima added
  • Resolution fixed deleted
  • Status changed from closed to reopened
  • Tester changed from Unknown to Scheer

The original issue with the DE FAQ not being shown is fixed, but it appears that we do not cover as many language types in the FAQ page as we do in the browser itself. So, if for example, I change my language to Chinese then the following FAQ URL is loaded '', which takes me to a 404.

Although I am sure there are limited variations to languages that cause this, the question would be if we bundle the closest languages available to that language set, or if we default to English. I am unsure if resource wise it makes sense to translate into all available languages that the browser support on the FAQ page, although, in an ideal world this would be 'best case scenario'.

comment:10 Changed 3 years ago by diegocarloslima

The redirect issue is related to #4040. I have just reopened that ticket and added the required info in order to be fixed.

comment:11 Changed 3 years ago by diegocarloslima

  • Priority changed from Unknown to P3
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