Change the default Gmail language

Contents
  1. Find your native language in Google’s language settings
  2. Change Gmail’s language in a web browser
  3. How to Change Gmail Language in Android
  4. How to Change Gmail Language in iOS

Find your native language in Google’s language settings

The Gmail interface can be presented in one of dozens of different languages ​​with dialects from around the world. If it’s not in your native language, you can change Gmail’s default language to your native language.

Change Gmail’s language in a web browser

Follow the instructions below to change the default Gmail language in any web browser on Chrome OS, MacOS, Linux, Windows, or even mobile.

  1. Open a web browser and go to the site gmail.com by entering your Google account credentials if prompted.

  2. Gmail’s main interface should now be displayed along with the contents of your inbox. Click Institutions indicated by a gear icon and in the top right corner of the page.

  3. When the drop-down menu appears, select Institutions

  4. Go to the tab General if not already selected.

  5. Then find the “Language” section and select the drop-down menu that says: Gmail display language

  6. The list of available languages ​​should now be visible. Select the desired language from the list.

  7. Scroll down the page and click Saving Changes

  8. The Gmail interface should immediately be updated in the language of your choice. Repeat the steps above to undo these changes or switch to another language.

How to Change Gmail Language in Android

The instructions below will help you change the default Gmail language on your Android smartphone or tablet.

Following these instructions will change the default language for all apps on your Android device. It is not possible to change the language settings for Gmail only. To do this, we recommend opening Gmail through a web browser rather than through an app.

  1. Click on icon Institutions on the home screen of your Android and sometimes found on the second page of applications.

  2. When the Android Settings interface appears, scroll down and select General management

  3. Click Language and input

  4. Choose an option Language is located at the top of the screen.

  5. The current default language should appear at the top of the list, with any other installed languages ​​below it. To make any of these settings the default language for Gmail, click and drag it to the top of the list. If you don’t see the language you want in your list, select Add language and install it from the presented options.

How to Change Gmail Language in iOS

Follow the instructions below to change the default language used by Gmail on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch.

Following these steps will change the default language used all applications on your device, not just Gmail. Unfortunately, you can’t change the default language just for the Gmail app. To do this, we recommend opening Gmail through a web browser rather than through an app.

  1. Click on icon Institutions is located on the iOS home screen.

  2. When the interface appears iOS Settings select General.

  3. General settings should now be visible. Click Language and Region

  4. Depending on your device, click iPhone language or iPad language

  5. A list of available languages ​​is displayed. Scroll down and select the one you want to use for Gmail and other iOS apps. You can also type the name of the language in the search bar at the top of the screen if you don’t want to scroll through the dozens of options available.

  6. Once the desired language is selected and marked with a blue check mark to the right of its name, click Finished

  7. The message “Language setting…” will appear. After a few seconds you will be back on the screen Language and Region Settings with activated new language. Repeat the above steps at any time to revert to your original language or install a completely different language.

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