Being one of the widely used search engines, Google Chrome supports multiple languages. You can switch to your preferred language on Google Chrome in no time.
On Google Chrome, modifying the default language by switching it your preferred language makes all the toolbars, menus and other interface appear in the new language you have set.
Chrome allows you to specify your preferred languages, and then it checks if the website you want to access is available in the specified languages. If available, you will see the webpage and its content in the language set by you.
If the website content is not available in your preferred language, you can always use Chrome’s in-built translate feature to translate the website or webpage into your desired language.
So how do you change the language on Google Chrome browser? Here’s a short guide that will take you through the simple steps for changing the language in Chrome.
How to Change/Set Language in Google Chrome?
You can use the browser settings and change your language in Google Chrome. To do so, follow the steps below:
- Open Chrome browser and click on Chrome’s Main menu ( the three stacked dots in the top-right corner represent the main menu)
- Go to Settings
- Scroll down and click on the “Advanced” tab at the bottom of the page
- Go to Languages section and click on “Language” (usually the first option)
- Now, click on Add languages and you will see a list of languages supported by Chrome
- You can both scroll through the list of available languages and select the language you want or you can type the language in the search box.
- After selecting the language, click on the Add button
- You can now see your selected language at the bottom of the list (below the default language, generally being English).
On the right side, click on the menu button (the three dots) and select the option “Display Google Chrome in this language”
You can also change the preferences by moving the language up or down in the list
- Relaunch the Chrome and you will now be able to see the Chrome interface in your selected language
You can see a “Relaunch” icon next to the language option. To apply the new settings, you’ll want to relaunch Chrome.
Now when you visit a website in the enabled language, Google Translate won’t appear. If you still wish to have Google Translate while visiting a page written in the same language as displayed in the Chrome.
You’ll have to go to the Chrome’s language setting and hit on the menu option next on the language you want. Ensure that the “Offer to translate the page in this language” box is ticked.
How to Change the Language Back to English in Google Chrome?
If you want want to change the language back to English on your Google Chrome, here’s how to do it:
- Open and Sign-in to your Google Account
- Under the Account preferences, select Language and Input Tools
- Choose Language
- Select Edit
- Find your preferred English language from the drop-down list and choose Select
You can now see your Google Chrome screens in the English language again.
Or you can simply roll back the changes you made to the Chrome’s setting to change the default language.
Good job! You have now learned to change and enable your favorite languages on Google Chrome. Let us know about any of your doubts or suggestions in the comment section below.
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