How to use your local language on WhatsApp messenger app in India?

We all very well know that WhatsApp is one of the most popular social messaging apps for all mobile and smartphones around the world. With 200 million-plus active users, India is the biggest market for the Facebook-owned instant messaging app. But, as we know that India has a large verity of languages use by population. So, The country’s favorite chat app supports as many as 10 local Indian languages. These include Hindi, Bengali, Punjabi, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu, Gujarati, Kannada, and Malayalam. Wonder how one can use WhatsApp in these languages.

Here’s a step-by-step guide to using local language on WhatsApp app.

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To change the language within the app, here’s what you need to do:

  1. Open WhatsApp
  2. Tap on the menu button
  3. Go to Settings
  4. Head to Chat and open App Language
  5. Choose the language of your choice from the Popup that appears.
  6. Depending on your phone’s capabilities, the list may include English, Hindi, Bengali, Punjabi, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu, Gujarati, Kannada and Malayalam. Select the language of your choosing.

However, you must note as a general rule, WhatsApp follows the language of the phone. For instance, if you change your phone’s language to Hindi, then WhatsApp will automatically be in Hindi. However, depending on whether your handset runs on Android or iOS you may have to follow a little different procedure.

On Android phones:

  1. Open Settings app
  2. Tap on ‘Languages and Input’
  3. Open Languages
  4. Select the language you want to choose
  5. Open WhatsApp and find all text appearing in that language.

On Apple iPhones:

  1. Open Settings app
  2. Tap on General
  3. Go to Language & Region
  4. Select iPhone Language
  5. Select the language you want to choose.
  6. Open WhatsApp and find all text appearing in that language.
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This is a simplest way to change your WhatsApp settings and enjoy chatting in your local Indian languages!

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