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How to change language in Google Chrome

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 1 1

It is very frustrating to use Google chrome on other language - especially if you’re accustomed to(American) English. The browser often automatically selects the language by the country of the user during installation. So if you’re in the Philippines, you will most likely be automatically set to Filipino; and so are for other countries. This can be frustrating as more people would prefer browsing the web in English. Even though I am very much familiar with my native language, I am not used to reading on it. Changing the web settings for Google search engine is easy as it can be seen on the home page. The hard part is customizing the language of the GC browser itself.

 

Luckily there is an option within the browser to manually change the settings. Unluckily it’s very hard to get into the language settings of GC. The setting to customize is not very accessible to anyone, but if you know the right directions direction you’ll see it’s quite easy to change . Here is a quick guide to help you customize the language settings. It’s so easy it only takes 3 simple steps.

 

  1. The first step is to go to the settings of Google Chrome. It is found on the upper right corner of the screen - as shown in the image. When the drop down menu shows up, click the “options” to open the options tab.

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      2. The options tab will only show you three main settings, basics, personal stuff and under the hood. Type in the search box the keyword “language”.


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      3. The results should be similar to the image bellow. The language can be change by clicking the language and spell checker settings. Fonts can also be customized in this page.

 

 

 

1.       results should be similar to the image bellow. The language can be change by clicking the language and spell checker settings. Fonts can also be customized in this page.

1.       results should be similar to the image bellow. The language can be change by clicking the language and spell checker settings. Fonts can also be customized in this page.

 


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So that’s it. You can change the language of Google chrome into English or whatever language suits you most. You can also add languages by clicking on the ad language button once the “Language and Input” window appears.


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Comments

Aug 18, 2011 7:21am
eileen
Very helpful article, I have just updated to google chrome and to be honest I hate it. I am so used to clicking on the icon on the taskbar to open a new one and this piles them all up together. I know you can see them.
But when you want a new page you have to click on the start and click on new window. Or at least that's the only way I have found to do it.
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