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Change the language of Google Assistant

You can change the language of Google Assistant or add an additional language to speak to Assistant in 2 languages. Changes to Assistant's language affect all Google Nest and Home devices linked to your account, but may take 24 hours to apply.

Note: Some devices may not support all languages in all regions.

Change Google Assistant's language

Before you change Google Assistant's language, make sure your mobile device or tablet is connected to the same Wi-Fi network or linked to the same account as your speaker or display.

To change your language:

  1. On your mobile device, open the Google Home app .
  2. At the top right, tap your account and then Assistant settings  Languages.
  3. Tap your current language  choose a new language.

Add a second language to Google Assistant

If you add a second language to Google Assistant, it can recognize either of the languages you've chosen. Before you change Google Assistant's language, make sure your mobile device or tablet is connected to the same Wi-Fi network or linked to the same account as your speaker or display.

To add a second language to Assistant:

  1. On your mobile device, open the Google Home app .
  2. At the top right, tap your account and then Assistant settings and then Languages  Add a language.
  3. Choose another language.

Talk to Google Assistant in either language

It's easy to talk to Assistant when you've chosen more than one language. When you say "Hey Google" followed by a voice command, Assistant answers in the language you use after "Hey Google."

Google Assistant can't recognize more than one language in the same phrase. For example, "Hey Google, set a timer for drei Minuten."

Note: You can also change the voice of Google Assistant. This feature is only available in the US.

Languages you can use

Google Assistant is available on each device in the following languages:

Speakers

Google Nest speakers include Google Home, Google Nest Mini (2nd gen), Google Home Mini (1st Gen), Google Home Max, and Google Nest Audio.

Country or Region Supported Languages
Argentina Spanish
Australia English
Austria French, German
Belgium Dutch, English, French, German
Brazil Portuguese
Canada English, French
Chile Spanish
Columbia Spanish
Denmark Danish
France French
Germany German
Hong Kong English
India English, Hindi
Indonesia Indonesian
Ireland English
Israel English
Italy Italian, Spanish
Japan Japanese
Malaysia English
Mexico Spanish
Netherlands Dutch
New Zealand English
Norway Norwegian
Peru Spanish
Philippines English
South Korea Korean
Singapore English
South Africa English
Spain Italian, Spanish
Sweden Swedish
Switzerland French, German, Italian
Taiwan Mandarin (TW)
Thailand Thai
United Kingdom English
United States English, Spanish

Displays

Note: Available language(s) shown in the Google Home app may not be the available language(s) for your display.

 Google Nest Hub

Country or Region Supported Languages
Australia English
Austria German
Belgium Dutch, French
Canada English, French
Denmark Danish
France French
Germany German
India English
Ireland English
Italy Italian
Japan Japanese
Mexico Spanish
Netherlands Dutch
Norway Norwegian
South Korea Korean
Spain Spanish
Sweden Swedish
Switzerland French, German, Italian
United Kingdom English
United States English

 Google Nest Hub (2nd gen)

Country or Region Supported Languages
Australia English
Austria German
Belgium Dutch, French, German
Canada English, French
Denmark Danish
France French
Germany German
India English
Ireland English
Italy Italian
Japan Japanese
Netherlands Dutch
New Zealand English
Norway Norwegian
South Korea Korean
Spain Spanish
Sweden Swedish
Switzerland French, German, Italian
Taiwan Mandarin (TW)
United Kingdom English
United States English, Spanish

 Google Nest Hub Max

Country or Region Supported Languages
Australia English
Canada English, French
France French
Japan Japanese
United Kingdom English
United States English, Spanish
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