Localized resources and accessibility
Users who speak a language other than English can take advantage of our localized resources. These include user guides, Help Centers, video captions, and product interfaces.
Help center localization
Google Apps Help Centers are localized in several languages.
To change the language for a Help Center, click the displayed language at the bottom of the page and select your language from the list.
Google for Work video captions
The Google for Work YouTube channel provides several videos with localized captions.
Here's how your users can turn on these captions:
Go to the Google for Work YouTube channel.
Click the video you want to play, or, at the top, click Playlists to see featured content.
After the video starts playing, click Subtitles/CC to turn on subtitles.
Some other YouTube videos have closed captioning available in other languages. To change the language for the video subtitles/closed captions, click Settings and select your language from the Subtitles/CC field.
Choose your default language
As the administrator, you can choose a default language for Google Apps.
Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Docs, and other product interfaces are available in many languages. Generally, the language setting is available under Settings in the top corner of a product page.
For example, to change the display language for Gmail:
Open your Gmail account, and at the top of the page, click and select Settings.
On the General tab next to Languages, select your language.
At the bottom of the page, click.
Note: Some product features are not available in all languages. New features are initially available only in the English interfaces.
Change your language settings for the following Apps:
Accessibility for administrators
Our Help Center for administrators contains guides with recommendations for settings and support so you can provide the best experience for your team with regards to accessibility. You’ll also find Google’s approach to accessibility and compliance information.
You can read through the entire guide or view the section for a specific product.
Accessibility for your team
You can point your users to our Help Center guide to accessibility for users, which contains recommendations for screen readers and browsers and other resources on accessibility for Google Apps.