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==Description==
 
==Description==
Default encoding is ISO-8859-1 instead of UTF-8.
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==Solution==
 
==Solution==
When using data, which should be UTF-8, do not assume the default charset is UTF-8 but define it explicitly. For example:<br><br>String s = new String(byteArray, "utf-8");
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When using data, which should be UTF-8, do not assume the default charset is UTF-8 but define it explicitly. For example:
  
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<code java> String s = new String(byteArray, "utf-8"); </code>

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Tested with
Devices(s): Nokia 6600
Compatibility
Platform(s): S60 2nd Edition
S60 2nd Edition (initial release)
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Created: User:Technical writer 1 (20 Aug 2007)
Last edited: hamishwillee (18 Jun 2012)

Description

Default encoding is ISO-8859-1 instead of UTF-8.

Solution

When using data, which should be UTF-8, do not assume the default charset is UTF-8 but define it explicitly. For example:

 String s = new String(byteArray, "utf-8");
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