Android 13 comes with several new features including per app language preference. This means you can set different languages for different apps. Here is the complete guide on how to change the language of each app in Android 13.
If you are an Android user, you know that Android is packed with some great features and it just keeps getting better with each Android upgrade. Android 13 is the latest version of Android finally available on Pixel phones. And the new Android version now lets users change the language of specific apps. You can set different languages for different apps on Android 13.
Do all apps support the per-app language setting?
Since this feature is new, currently only a few apps are supported by this per app language feature. By default, you can change the language of system apps and some third party apps that support it. But you will have to check in the app settings to find out if they support this new feature.
Reasons to switch languages per app?
There are times when we want to change the language of specific apps, which is now possible with per-app language settings. As many users know more than one language and so it makes sense if one wants to use certain apps in a different language from other apps on the device. Another good reason can be if a user wants to learn a new language, and by using certain apps in that language might help speed learning.
Well, there could be other reasons. So whatever the reason in your case, now you can easily change the language of specific apps on Android 13. Now that you know the per app language feature basics, let’s jump into the guide.
How to Change Language of Specific Apps on Android 13
Since it is a useful feature of Android 13 and not any UI related, it will be available on the Android 13 based custom UI for non-Pixel phones. That means you can use this feature on any phone running Android 13. So now let us see how to enable per app language setting in Android 13.
- Open Settings on your Android 13 device.
- Now swipe down and open System Settings.
- On the next page open Language & input.
- Here you will find App Languages, open it.
- Now it will show the list of Apps. You can choose the app in which you want to change the language.
- Tap on the app and choose your preferred language.
Now you should see changed language when you open the app. However, sometimes it doesn’t change right away. You might need to restart your phone for the change to take effect. As it is still a new feature so we can expect that it will get better in some updates.
- Open Settings on your phone.
- Now head to Apps settings and choose the app for which you want to change the language.
- You can also get to this page by long tapping on the app icon and select settings.
- In App Settings choose the Language option.
- Here you can choose the preferred language for your app.
So this is just another way to get to per app language settings.
Remember that the per app language settings in currently available on limited apps. But soon we can expect more apps supporting these features.
When will I get per app language on my phone?
As this feature is available with Android 13, you need to upgrade your phone to Android 13. Currently, Android 13 is available for Pixel phones. But soon it will be available on other devices like Samsung phones, OnePlus, Motorola and others. Also, this update is available on Android 13 custom ROMs.
So if you have been looking for a way to change language of specific apps, you can finally change it in Android 13. That’s all on the guide and I hope you are able to change the per app language on your phone. In case you have any issues or questions, let us know in the comment section.