Gmail is now available in 13 additional languages.
Google is adding 13 additional languages to Gmail, bringing its total language count to 71, the company announced on Monday.
Gmail — which now covers languages spoken by 94% of the world's Internet population — can now be formatted to Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani (Azeri), Chinese (Hong Kong), French (Canada), Galician, Georgian, Khmer, Lao, Mongolian, Nepali, Sinhala and Zulu.
Users can switch to any one of the 71 languages, regardless of where they live. For example, if you're trying to learn Spanish or want to brush up on your Canadian French, Gmail lets you make the change.
To do so, visit the Settings option in Gmail and it's the first option under the "General" tab.
Google representatives said in a blog post that the company worked closely with linguists to make sure the tone and style for the additional languages were on point — all languages have their own nuances.
"For example, both Hong Kong and Taiwan use traditional Chinese characters," the blog post reads. "However, you’ll notice that Gmail’s new Chinese (Hong Kong) language uses 收件箱 for “Inbox” instead of 收件匣, which is a word more common in Taiwan."
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