Fixing Non-English Names inside Splitwise

Hi non-English Splitwise users,

We’ve noticed that our database upgrade caused some people’s names (users with non-English letters in their name) to be encoded weirdly.

There’s an easy fix: just correctly re-type your name in the “My Account” settings at the top right of the screen. Sorry about this, and thanks for your patience. Walk-through after the jump.

How to get to your account settings

Here’s an example of the problem:

Why is my name so weird?

If you fix it, it will stay fixed.

Fixed now!

Published by

Jon Bittner

Splitwise helps you and your friends keep track of shared expenses, so that bills (and friends) get paid on time.

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