Talk to the Google Assistant in multiple languages

You can change the language of your Google Assistant, or add an additional language to speak to the Assistant in two languages. Changes to your Assistant’s language will affect all Google Home and Google Nest devices linked to your account.

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

Change your Google Assistant's language

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

To change your language:

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

Add a second language to Google Assistant

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

To add a second language to your Assistant:

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

Talk to your Google Assistant in either language

It’s easy to talk to your Assistant when you’ve chosen more than one language. Just say "Hey Google", and your Assistant will answer in the language that you use.

Your Assistant can’t recognise 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 your Google Assistant. This feature is available in the US. 

Languages that you can use

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

Google Home Google Home

Country/Region  Supported languages
Australia English
Austria German
Canada English/French CA
Denmark Danish
France French
Germany German
India English (India)/English (US)/Hindi
Ireland English (UK)
Italy Italian
Japan Japanese
South Korea Korean
Mexico Spanish
Netherlands Dutch
Norway Norwegian
Singapore English (Singapore)/English (US)
Spain Spanish
Sweden Swedish
United Kingdom English
United States English

Googel Nest Mini Google Nest Mini (2nd gen)

Country/Region Supported languages
Australia English
Austria German
Belgium Dutch, German
Brazil Portuguese (Brazil)
Canada English/French CA
Denmark Danish
France French
Germany German
India English (India)/English (US)/Hindi
Indonesia Indonesian
Ireland English (UK)
Italy Italian
Japan Japanese
Netherlands Dutch
Norway Norwegian
Singapore English (Singapore)/English (US)
South Korea Korean
Spain Spanish
Sweden Swedish
Switzerland German, Italian
Taiwan Mandarin (Taiwan)
Thailand Thai
United Kingdom English
United States English

Google Home Mini Google Home Mini (1st Gen)

Country/Region Supported languages
Australia English
Austria German
Canada English/French CA
Denmark Danish
France French
Germany German
India English (India)/English (US)/Hindi
Ireland English (UK)
Italy Italian
Japan Japanese
South Korea Korean
Mexico Spanish
Netherlands Dutch
Norway Norwegian
Singapore English (Singapore)/English (US)
Spain Spanish
Sweden Swedish
United Kingdom English
United States English

Google Home Max Google Home Max

Country/Region Supported languages
Australia English
Canada English/French CA
France French
Germany German
United Kingdom English
United States English

Google Nest Hub

Country/Region Supported languages
Australia English
Canada English/French CA
Denmark Danish
France French
Germany German
Italy Italian
Japan Japanese
Netherlands Dutch
Norway Norwegian
Singapore English (Singapore)/English (US)
South Korea Korean
Spain Spanish
Sweden Swedish
United Kingdom English
United States English

 Google Nest Hub Max

Country/Region Supported languages
Australia English
United Kingdom English
United States English
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