How to change language on Whatsapp


To all Whatsapp users, incase you don’t now know, WhatsApp is available in over 40 languages and up to 60 on Android. As a general rule, WhatsApp follows the language of your phone. For example, if you change the language of your phone to French, WhatsApp will automatically be in French.

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To change your phone’s language:

  • Android: Go to your phone’s Settings > System > Languages & input > Languages. Tap and hold a language to position it at the top, or tap Add a language .
  • iPhone: Go to iPhone Settings  > General > Language & Region > iPhone Language. Select a language, then tap Done > Change to {language}.
  • Windows Phone: Go to your phone’s Settings > Time & language > Language. Tap Add languages, or tap and hold a language, then tap Move up until it’s positioned at the top. Please note you’ll need to restart your phone for these changes to take effect.
  • KaiOS: Press Settings on the apps menu > scroll to the side to select Personalization > scroll down and press Language > press Language > select the language you want to use > press OK or SELECT.

Additional option available in supported countries

If you’re using an Android phone, you might have the option to change WhatsApp’s language from within the app. To do so:

  1. Open WhatsApp.
  2. Tap More options  > Settings > Chats  > App Language.
  3. In the popup that appears, select the language you want.

I did not see the option

If you don’t see this option, it might not be supported in your country.


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