Change your language or use multiple languages

Choose the Google Assistant device you're using:
Phone or tablet

Important: Some features aren't available in all languages or countries.

Change or add a language

The Google Assistant will speak to you in the language you set in your Android settings. You can change or add a language in the Google Assistant settings.

For example, if your phone uses English (US) and you set the Google Assistant language to Spanish (US), you can speak to the Google Assistant in English or Spanish.

You can use up to 3 languages with the Google Assistant on your device: your Android language, plus 2 Assistant languages.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, touch and hold the Home button or say "OK Google."
  2. In the bottom right, tap Explore & Your stuff.
  3. In the top right, tap your Profile picture or initial and then Settings and then Assistant and then Languages.
  4. Choose a language.
    • To change the primary language, tap your current language.
    • To add another language, tap Add a language.

You can talk to the Google Assistant in either language, but not a mix of both.

Some features aren't available in all languages. To change your language to Marathi, Bangla, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Urdu, Gujarati, or Kannada, change your primary language to your preferred language.

Speaker

Important: Some features aren't available in all languages or countries.

Change or add a language

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Home app Google Home.
  2. At the top right, tap your Profile picture or initial and then Assistant settings and then Assistant and then Languages.
  3. Choose a language.
    • To change the primary language, tap your current language.
    • To add another language, tap Add a language.

When you add another language, you can speak with the Google Assistant in any selected language and it will respond in the same language.

Tip: If each person using a speaker wants to use a different language, each person must set up Voice Match with the device. This will allow the Google Assistant to recognize and respond in your preferred language.

Smart Display

Languages you can use

On Smart Displays, the Google Assistant is available in Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Spanish, and Swedish.

Change or add a language

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Home app Google Home.
  2. At the top right, tap your Profile picture or initial and then Assistant settings and then Assistant and then Languages.
  3. Choose a language.
    • To change the primary language, tap your current language.
    • To add another language, tap Add a language.

When you add another language, you can speak with the Google Assistant in any selected language and it will respond in the same language.

Tip: If each person using a speaker wants to use a different language, each person must set up Voice Match with the device. This will allow the Google Assistant to recognize and respond in your preferred language.

Smart Clock

Languages you can use

On Smart Clocks, you can use the Google Assistant in Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Japanese, Norwegian, Spanish, and Swedish.

Change or add a language

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Home app Google Home.
  2. At the top right, tap your Profile picture or initial and then Assistant settings and then Assistant and then Languages.
  3. Tap your current language.
  4. Pick a new language.
Headphones

Important: Some features aren't available in all languages or countries.

Change or add a language

Change the language of the Google Assistant on your headphones by changing your Google Assistant language on your phone.

Watch

Important: Some features aren't available in all languages or countries.

Set your language

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Wear OS app.
  2. Under "Settings," tap Google Assistant and then Settings.
  3. Tap Preferences and then Assistant language.
  4. Choose a language.
    • To change the primary language, tap your current language.
    • To add another language, tap Add a language.

You can talk to the Google Assistant in either language, but not a mix of both.

TV

On Android TVs, the Google Assistant is available in English, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish, Swedish, and Vietnamese. More languages are coming soon.

On TVs that don't run the Android TV operating system, available languages vary. On LG TVs, the Google Assistant is available in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazil), and Spanish. On all other TVs, the Google Assistant is only available in English.

Car
Important: In cars with Google Assistant built-in, you can set one primary language. Set your Assistant language to match your car’s system language. Learn more about Google services built into your car.
Available languages: Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Norwegian and Swedish.

Change your language

  1. In your car, tap the car display home screen.
  2. Go to your apps.
  3. Tap Settings Settings and then Google and then Google Assistant.
  4. Tap Languages.
  5. Select a language.
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