Change your language

Choose the Google Assistant device you're using:
Google Assistant on phone

Languages you can use 

On iPhones and iPads, the Google Assistant is available in Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Spanish, Swedish, and Thai.  More languages are coming soon.   

Set your language

To change the language you use to talk with your Google Assistant, change the language on your phone. Here’s how to set your iPhone or iPad's language.

To change or add a language in your Google Assistant:

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Assistant app Assistant (iOS).
  2. At the top right, tapExplore & Your stuff and then More More and then Settings.
  3. Tap Preferences and then Assistant language.
  4. Tap Add a language, then choose a language. You can choose one or two languages.
    • Say "OK, Google" in the first language you chose.
    • Talk to your Assistant in either language, but not a mix of both.
Google Assistant on speaker or Smart Display

Languages you can use 

On speakers, the Google Assistant is available in English, French, German, Italian, and Japanese. More languages are coming soon.

Note: Smart Displays are currently available in the US and can only use the Google Assistant in English.

Step 1: Change your mobile device's language

Follow the steps to change your iPhone or iPad's language, then come back to this page.

Step 2: Change your Google Assistant language

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Home app Google Home.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then More settings.
    • If you don’t see this option, you might not be signed in to the account linked to your Assistant. To switch accounts, tap the down arrow next to your account name and then choose an account
  3. Tap Preferences and then Assistant language.
  4. Tap Add a language, then choose a language. You can choose one or two languages.
    • Say “OK, Google” in the first language you chose.
    • Talk to your Assistant in either language, but not a mix of both.
Google Assistant on headphones

Languages you can use

On headphones, the Google Assistant is available in English, German, French, Japanese, and Portuguese. More languages are coming soon.

Set your language

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Assistant app Assistant (iOS).
  2. At the top right, tap Explore & Your stuff and then More More and then Settings.
  3. Tap Preferences and then Assistant languages.
  4. Tap Add a language, then choose a language. You can choose one or two languages.
    • Say "OK, Google" in the first language you chose.
    • Talk to your Assistant in either language, but not a mix of both.
Google Assistant on watch

Languages you can use

On your watch, the Google Assistant is available in English, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazil), and Spanish. More languages are coming soon. 

Set your language

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Wear OS app.
  2. Under "Settings," tap Google Assistant and then Settings.
  3. Tap Preferences and then Assistant language.
  4. Tap Add a language, then choose a language. You can choose one or two languages.
    • Say "OK, Google" in the first language you chose.
    • Talk to your Assistant in either language, but not a mix of both.

Google Assistant on TV

For now, the Google Assistant is available in English on TV. More languages are coming soon.

Google Assistant in Allo

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