How to change Google Chrome’s language settings

I travel often and sometimes the language in Google Chrome changes. It’s ok for Spanish but not so much for other languages.

Other times, I need to modify the language settings to work with a colleague on a project. So, I switch the language in Chrome to their language.

If you find yourself in either situation, here are the steps that I use to change the language in Google Chrome back to English.

Time needed: 5 minutes.

Change language in Google Chrome

  1. Settings

    Click/tap the 3 dotted icon in the upper-right corner of the Chrome window, and choose “Settings”.How to change Google Chrome's language settings 1

  2. Advanced Settings

    Scroll to the bottom of the settings menu and click/tap “Advanced”.How to change Google Chrome's language settings 2

  3. Language

    Choose “Language”.

  4. Select

    Tap or click “Add Languages” then check and add the language you want.How to change Google Chrome's language settings 3

If the language remains the same then clear the cache on Chrome to see the latest changes.

And, if you are using a mobile device like an Android or an iPhone, you can change the language settings under “Settings” > “Language and input“.

This allows you to adjust the language for Chrome but it will also adjust the language for other apps and the system on a whole.

Another thing that I like to do is to check the traffic to work using Chrome. Maybe you’ll like that too.

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