How to Change Google Drive language?

Are you struggling to change the Google Drive language? Are you looking for a way to change the Google Drive language from Spanish to English? or to change any other language, then this article is for you. Moreover, it is an easy and few-step process.

Google platform has several free applications such as Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Slides that store its files in Google Drive. Many of those who use Google’s applications may prefer a language other than the default language for their region.

There are 153 languages available in Google Drive, you can easily change Google Drive language settings. Your default language is already set to your Google account, but you can change your search language on Google Drive. 

Suppose you’re from Mexico and your default language is Spanish, you can also change the language setting from Spanish to your preferred language like English. Let’s get started to know more about this.

How to Change Google Drive Language?

To change the Google Drive language on your computer, follow the below steps.

  • Open Google Drive and log into your Google account with your credentials.
  • In the screen’s top right corner, click the gear-shaped icon and select Settings from the menu.
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  • On the left side of the window, click on the General tab.
  • Click on the Change language settings under the Language section.
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  • Click + Add another language to add whatever language you require.
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  • Type the required language under Add Language you want to add in Google Drive.
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  • Select your country from the list that appears, and click Save.
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Now, your Google Drive language will be changed to your preferred language.

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How to Change Audio language in Google Drive video?

Google Drive has different language options available for audio playback, captions, and subtitles. To change the Google Drive video’s language settings, follow the below steps. 

  • On your computer, go to Google Play Movies & TV.
  • Find the video that you want to change the language.
  • Under Additional information, find Audio language and Subtitles.
  • At the bottom or top right of your video player screen, click Show closed captions and audio.
  • Under Audio or Subtitles, select your preferred language.

The audio language of Google Drive will be changed now.

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Change the Google Drive language from English to Spanish

To make Spanish the default language for Google Drive, follow the below steps.

  • Open Google Drive and log in to your account.
  • Click on the gear icon in the upper left corner of the screen and select Settings.
  • Next to Language, click Change language settings.
  • Click Spanish if it is already on the list of languages under other languages.
  • Click Add another language at the bottom of the screen.
  • Type Spanish, select it, add your country, and click ‘Save’.
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Google Drive language will be changed from English to Spanish.

Change Language in the Google Docs App

Similar to the language changed in Google Drive, you can also change language in the Google Docs app. To change the language in the Google Docs app, follow the below steps to do so.

  • Open Google Docs log into your account and sign in with your credentials.
  • Click the File option which is at the top of the page.
  • Click Language and from the menu, choose your preferred language.
Change Language in Drive

By doing this, you can change the language in Google Drive.

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Change Google Docs Menu Language

Follow the steps to change the language in Google Docs.

  • Open Google Docs and log in to your account.
  • Navigate to the top left corner of the screen and click on the three horizontal bar icons.
  • Click on the gear-shaped icon (Settings). 
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  • From the Settings window that opens, click on the Language that is already selected for you. This will redirect to a page where you can select your preferred language for the Google Docs menu. Choose your language by clicking the default language under Language.
How to change Language in Google Drive
  • In the Settings window, click on the OK button to save the changes.

In this way, you can change the Google Docs menu language.

Change the Language on Google Docs iPad

If you are using an iPhone or iPad, the best way to change the language on Google Docs is to change the language of your iPad. Changing the language on your iPad will reflect on all the apps and thus changes will be made in Google Docs as well. Follow the below steps to do so.

  • On your iPad, open the Settings app.
  • Tap on the General option and Select Language & Region.
  • Now tap on iPad language.
  • Select your preferred language and tap Done.

You can notice that the Google Docs language will also be changed now.

Conclusion

This is how you have to change the language in Google Drive. Since it is a few-step method, you can do it easily without any difficulties.

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