Do you feel more comfortable in your native language?
The majority of internet users can read and understand the English language. That is the reason almost every app is launched in it by default. However, some of you might feel the need to use an application in your native language.
Talking about the internet, Chrome is the most widely used browser among users due to its popularity and ease of use. Besides, it carries some quirky features to help as many people as possible.
One such function is to allow you to change Chrome’s UI to your preferred language.
Given that, sometimes, it might be challenging to locate such settings by yourself. Therefore, we created this quick guide to walk you through the process of changing Chrome’s language.
So, without much raving, let’s get started.
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How to Change the Default Language in Google Chrome
People use Chrome on a variety of platforms like Windows, Android, iPhone, and more. However, smartphones do not allow you to change a single app’s language. Therefore, you would require to change the language of the whole device to solve this problem.
How to Change Chrome’s Language on Windows
You can follow the simple steps to add and use multiple languages in Google Chrome:
1. Launch Chrome on your computer.
2. First, click the “Customize and Control Google Chrome” button. (Three vertical dots at the top-right corner)
3. Then, click on “Settings.”
4. Scroll all the way down and select “Advanced.”
5. Then, select the “Language” section.
6. Click on “Add languages” text.
7. Now choose your preferred language and click “Add.”
8. Then, click on the three vertical dots in front of your language of choice.
9. Tick the box that says, “Display Google Chrome in this language.”
10. Finally, click the “Relaunch” button to apply the settings.
You will see that Chrome shut itself down and then restart with the new language as default. You won’t lose any of the open tabs in the process, so don’t worry about losing your information. In case it happens, here is a way to reopen closed tabs in Google Chrome instantly.
How to Change Chrome’s Language on Mac
Follow the steps to change Chrome’s default language in macOS.
1. Open the “Apple menu” on your Mac.
2. Go to “System Preferences.”
3. Then, click “Language and region.”
4. Now click “Apps” and do one of the following.
- Choose a language for an app: Click the “Add” button, choose an app and a language from the pop-up menus, then click “Add.”
- Change the language for an app in the list: Select the app, then choose a new language from the pop-up menu.
- Remove an app from the list: Select the app, then click the Remove button. The app should start using the default language again.
You can take help from the following links to change the language of your smartphone. That would also change the default language for Google Chrome on your device.
Changing an app language can come in handy if you lend your device to someone who does not understand English. Sometimes, it can be useful to teach elders how to operate a device. Internet, being one of the essentials of today’s world. It would be best to start by learning to use a browser in a native language. I hope you found what you were looking for in this guide. Feel free to comment down below for any queries.