How to change the language on an Android device

With well over a hundred language options to choose from, the Android OS is designed to be used worldwide, so users may need to know how to change the language on their Android device. You can change your device’s display language as often as you like. The option to change the language used by your device is buried a little bit under a few menus, though, so follow these step-by-step instructions.

Read more: How to change the language on an iPhone or iPad

QUICK ANSWER

To change the language on your Android device, go into your Settings menu and select General Management. Then tap Language and input–>Language. Tap Add language to add a language other than the default language on your device.

How to change the language on an Android device

Drag down from the top of your home screen to reveal the Settings option, and tap it.

Change Language Android 1

Kevin Convery / Android Authority

Scroll down until you see General Management, and tap it.

Change Language Android 2

Kevin Convery / Android Authority

Change Language Android 3

Kevin Convery / Android Authority

Language should be the first choice. Tap it.

Change Language Android 4

Kevin Convery / Android Authority

Tap Add language to change the language on your device to one other than the default language.

Change Language Android 5a

Kevin Convery / Android Authority

If you do not see your preferred language on the list of suggested languages, click the three-dot menu at the top right of your screen. Tap All languages and scroll down until you see your choice. Tap your choice of language, and you are done.

Change Language Android 6

Kevin Convery / Android Authority

Android supports over 130 languages.

Leave a Comment