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2490273 - Alternate Language Link Visible During New Hire


  • After b1705 release, during the New Hire process > Home Address > the Show Alternate Language link is visible. It was never there before.
  • There are no Alternate Language HRIS fields configured in the Data Model, CSF Data Model, or Manage Business Configuration
  • When adding a new employee and providing address information the following message is seen:

Warning! Looks like you're updating the Country field. Please update the Alternate Languages fields, too, so we can tie it to your new country selection. Existing language information is deleted.

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  • SAP SuccessFactors HCM Cloud
  • b1705


The issue has been identified and logged under JIRA ECT-71935.


  • This issue is scheduled to be addressed in release b1711; however, this is on a best endeavour basis and not a guarantee of delivery in this release.
  • The targeted release may change without prior notification.


SuccessFactors , Success Factors , SF , new hire wizard , address , alternate language , ECT 75498 , ECT 71935 , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-HIR , New Hire/Rehire Wizards , Bug Filed


SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1705