How to change language in Google chrome

Just because Google chrome browser thinks it knows what language you want to browse the web in, doesn’t mean it’s right. Fortunately, you don’t need to put up with the presumptions any longer. As we are here to show you how to change the language in Chrome browser.

Changing the language in chrome only takes a few steps, and while the process may seem intimidating. The operation is easy enough for beginners to perform.

The following steps were taken on the latest release of chrome on Windows 10, but you can apply the same procedure on Mac or a chrome os device like a Chromebook.

Change Default Language in Browser

How to change the language in the Browser

STEP 1: Launch the Chrome browser on your device and navigate to the menu button on the top right side of your chrome window. The menu button is represented by three stacked dots (More).

Change language in Chrome
Google Browser Settings

STEP 2: Select the setting button towards the bottom of the menu. Alternatively, you can also quickly navigate the Settings menu by typing “chrome://settings/” in the address bar of your chrome browser.

STEP 3: Once you are in the Settings menu, scroll down to the bottom of the list and select advanced to display additional options.

Change language in Google Chrome
Chrome Advanced Settings

STEP 4: Continue to scroll down until you see language. Click there to see further options.

STEP 5: You can add a new language by clicking on add language.

Change Language in Chrome

STEP 6: Scroll through the available options and click on the one you want to add or type the language you want to add into the search bar. After you have selected the options of your choice, click the add button at the bottom.

STEP 7: New languages are automatically added to the bottom of a list. If you have more than one language selected, you can also use the menu button represented by the three stacked dots on the right of the language in your list to reorder your selected language or remove any language that you don’t want.

Once you are done with your changes you can close the Settings tab in your browser or exit chrome. The changes will save automatically.

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How to display chrome in a new language or translate webpage?

After you have added your language you will want to enable it so that Chrome will use that new language.

STEP 1: You have to go to languages settings by navigating your way to step 4 from the above guide. Click on the menu button of your desired language represented by three stacked dots.

Change Language in Google Chrome

STEP 2: A pop down will appear. You can select the first box to display chrome in this language.

The relaunch button will appear next to the language. You will have to relaunch chrome to apply the new settings. With the new language enabled, when you visit a website or page in this language, Google Translate’s pop up will not appear.

If you still want Google Translate to appear when you visit the page written in the same language that is used to display chrome, you’ll have to navigate to Chrome’s language settings and click on the menu next to the language you want. You have to make sure that the offer to translate pages in this language box is checked.

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