We agree that Google Chrome is one of the best browsers and has some of the most useful features you could ask for in a browser. I also like that I can enable more Chrome features using Chrome extensions and Chrome flags. Another great thing about Google Chrome is that it supports over 100 languages, which is simply phenomenal. This allows Chrome users to use the browser in any regional language and enjoy the web. Google certainly knows how to bring users from all corners of the world to its platform. In this article, we will show you how to change the language in Google Chrome so that you can enjoy using it in your own language.
Change Language in Google Chrome (2020)
There are several ways to change the language in Google Chrome, and they vary depending on the platform you’re using Chrome on. Therefore, we will cover how to change Chrome language on different mobile and desktop platforms. We will also cover specific usage scenarios so you know what to do when you need to change the language in Google Chrome. Feel free to jump between sections.
Languages Supported in Google Chrome
Before we move on to our tutorial, let’s take a quick look at the languages Google Chrome supports. As mentioned above, there are over 100 languages currently supported by Google Chrome. Includes English, Hindi, Spanish, French, Dutch, Danish, Afrikaans, Arabic, Bulgarian, Bengali, Chinese, Japanese, Irish, Italian, Russian, Samoan, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, Korean, Latin and more. You can see the full list of supported languages in the image below.
Change Language in Google Chrome (Windows, Linux and Chrome OS)
1. Click on the 3-dot menu in the upper right corner and open settings.
2. Here click on the hamburger menu in the upper left corner and click on Advanced to expand the menu. After that, click on Languages.
3. Open the Language tab and Click “Add language”.
4. Here, Select the language you want to use in Google Chrome. After that, click the Add button.
5. Next, click on the 3-dot menu next to your chosen language and Enable “Display Google Chrome in this language”.
6. After that, Click the “Restart” button for the changes to take effect.
7. Open the language settings again and Click “move up” next to the language of your choice. Now you have successfully changed the Chrome language, including the UI and general settings.
8. If you also want to change the language of Google search in Chrome, you have to complete one more step. Do a Google search and click Settings just below the search box. and select Language.
9. After that, select your preferred language and click the Save button. Now your Google search will also be in the language you selected.
Force Change Google Chrome Language
If you change the language from Chrome’s locale, it will be limited to Chrome’s UI and Settings only. With force language change on every web page on the internetThere are several settings and extensions that do the job perfectly. Steps to force language change on the web.
1. Open Chrome’s Settings and go to Languages as outlined in the steps above. Here open the Language tab and Activate the “Offer to translate pages not in the language you are reading” toggle.
2. Now Chrome should automatically present you the translation page dialog as well as the address bar.
3. Sometimes Chrome won’t change the language of the web pages even after the Settings are enabled. To force the language change manually, Install the Google Translate extension (Free) in Chrome.
4. Now when you are on a web page that is not in the language you are reading, click on the Google Translate extension and more Click “Translate this page”. It will change the entire web page to your primary language.
5. If you do not want to use the extension, Go to Google Translate’s page and paste the URL of the web page. It will create a private link, Click on it and you will be able to read the website in your preferred language.
Change Google Chrome Language for Typing
Sometimes writing in a different language, transliteration, etc. We would like to change the language of Chrome for certain purposes such as In such cases, there are certain tools that allow you to change the language of your writing without messing with Chrome’s locale. In this section I will show you how you can achieve this.
1. Install Google Input tools addition (Free) in your Chrome.
2. Click on the Google Input extension in the upper right corner and Open “Extension Options”.
3. On the left, add input method As for how you want to change the language of your post.
4. Now click on the extension to enable it. Now whenever you type, it will change to the language of your choice.
Change Language in Google Chrome on macOS
Prior to macOS Catalina, Apple did not allow users to individually change application languages. However, now users can change languages for individual apps in Catalina. So if you have updated to Catalina, you will be able to change the default language of Google Chrome. If you are using an older version of macOS, you will need to change the system-wide language to achieve the desired effect. We have explained both methods below.
Change Google Chrome Language on macOS Catalina
1. First, click on Apple select the menu in the upper left corner of the screen and System Preferences.
2. Now, click on Language and Region.
3. Next, click on apps tab.
4. Next, click on “+” button.
5. Next, click . Drop down menu Next to the application option.
6. Now, Choose Google Chrome from the drop-down menu.
7. Now click on the language dropdown and choose your language.
8. Finally, “Add” button.
9. If Chrome is running in the background, you must restart the application for the changes to take effect.
Change Google Chrome Language on Old Macs
1. Open System Preferences and Go to Language and Region.
2. Here, click the + button in the lower left corner To add your language selection
3. After that select your preferred language and Click the “Add” button.
4. Following this, it will ask if you want to set the new language as the default language for the operating system. Admit it.
4. Now open Chrome and you will see that the language has changed according to your preference.
Change Language in Google Chrome on Android
Similar to macOS, you need to change the system language on Android to change the default language of Chrome. This means that the change in system language will affect all your apps and settings.
1. Open Settings on your Android device and go to System. Further, Tap on “Languages and Input”.
2. Here, tap Languages and then Tap “Add language”. Now select your desired language from the list.
3. After that, move selected language to top by dragging the hamburger bar on the right.
4. Now open Chrome on your Android device and you will see the app in your chosen language.
Change Language in Google Chrome on iPhone
Apple brought the ability to change the languages of individual apps in iOS 13. If you are using an older version of iOS, you will need to change the language at the system level to change languages in Google Chrome. We have explained both methods below.
Change Language in Google Chrome on iOS 13
one. Settings Go to the app on your iPhone or iPad and scroll down Find Google Chrome and tap on it.
2. Now, tap on Tongue and then choose a preferred language. That’s it, now you have changed the default language of Google Chrome.
Change Language in Google Chrome on iOS 12 and Below
1. Open Settings and Go to General. Now scroll down and tap on Language & Region.
2. After that, open iPhone Language to choose your language choice.
3. Also, accept the request to change the language of iPhone. Now open Chrome and you will find the browser in your desired language.
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Change Google Chrome Language To Do It Yourself
Chrome is a pretty powerful browser and we love it. There are quite a few Chrome features that are quite scarce and support a variety of languages. If you want to use Chrome in your local language, go ahead and use it. It works flawlessly. I’ve also provided alternative ways to turn pages and write in local languages to help. Finally, if you liked the article or have any suggestions for us, you can let us know in the comment section below.