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Change Display Language in Chrome browser on a computer

Do you want to change the display language of your Chrome browser? Learn how to personalize the text in your browser menu and settings.

Google Chrome supports multiple regional, national, and global languages. Under the Language settings menu, you can choose the default display language for settings, menus, options, etc.

It also allows the addition of multiple languages and sets the preference priority of the display languages.

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Note: The option to change the display language is only available for Windows computers. For Mac and Linux, the browser will automatically detect the system language and set it as default.

In this guide, we have shared the steps to change the display language in the Google Chrome app.

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Change the Chrome app’s Display Language

Google Chrome supports multiple languages and allows you to select the preferred display language for options, menus, notifications, etc. The option to change the Chrome language is available under Languages settings. Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Launch the Chrome browser on the computer.
  2. Click on More vertical 3-dots icon for options and select Settings from the menu.
    Chrome Settings menu under More options
  3. Switch to the Languages tab in the left sidebar.
    It will open the Language settings page.
  4. Click on the Add Language command under Preferred Language section.
    Add languages option under Languages tab in Chrome on the computer
  5. Enable the checkboxes for the required language from the list.
  6. Hit the Add button.
    Select language and add to language list in chromeIt will add the languages into the Chrome Language settings.
  7. Click More vertical 3-dots icon next to the newly added language.
  8. Enable the checkbox for Display Google Chrome in this language.
    Enable option for Display Google chrome in this language
  9. Hit the Relaunch button for the changes to take place.
    Relaunch browser after setting the display language in chrome

Once the browser restarts, it will display the new language throughout its interface.

Google Chrome Displayed in German Language

Chrome also allows setting the language preference using the Move up and Move to the top command for newly added languages. The language at the top gets the first preference and will be set as default.

Google Chrome Language Settings Move to the top or move up preference

We can also enable the checkbox for Offer to translate pages in this language option if we want to translate web page content in Chrome browser.

Bottom Line

The Chrome browser interface will be displayed in the newly assigned language. Moreover, you could add more than one foreign language and switch between them as and when required.

However, if you ever plan to remove a language from the browser, click More vertical 3-dots icon next to that language and hit the Remove command.

Remove languages from the chrome language settings

However, remember that the option isn’t available if it is your active language. So make sure to switch to another one before bidding farewell to it.

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Kushal Azza

Kushal Azza

Kushal Azza is a Google Certified IT Professional, Digital Content Creator, and Go-To Digital Marketer with Engineering Degree. He has over a decade of experience solving tech problems, troubleshooting, and innovating digital solutions. Follow him on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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