Changing Your Language in Pocket

This article explains how to change the display language of Pocket. We currently support 15 languages in Pocket, including English, Spanish (Spain and Latin America), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Korean, Dutch, Polish, Russian, and Portuguese (Brazil and Portugal).

While our Help Center is primarily in English, we have translated Frequently Asked Questions in each language. To review them, please click here.

Change display language in your browser

Pocket’s Web App language is determined by your browser language settings. You can change the language of Pocket by adjusting your browser settings, or by changing your language preference on our website. Here’s how:

  1. Set your language preference for Pocket’s website by visiting the Web App Settings page: Pocket’s Web App Settings
  2. Change the browser setting to your desired language. This may change other websites you visit to display in this language as well. If you’re not sure how to do this, we recommend visiting the support center of the browser you’re using.

Change display language on Android

Your device’s language settings determine what language Pocket will use. You can visit the Android Settings app to change your device’s language.

  1. Open the Settings app on your Android Phone
  2. Tap Language and Input
  3. Tap Language
  4. Tap your desired language. Your phone will change languages immediately.

Change display language on iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch)

Your device’s language settings determine what language Pocket will use. You can visit the iOS Settings app to change your device’s language.

  1. Open the Settings app on your device
  2. Tap General
  3. Tap Language and Region
  4. Tap iPhone/iPad/iPod Language
  5. Tap on your desired language. You’ll see a checkmark appear to the right of the language name.
  6. Tap Done
  7. Tap Continue
  8. Your device will display a “Setting Language” message and return you to the Settings app when this is completed.

Common Questions

Can Pocket translate articles for me?

While Pocket allows you to save and view articles written in any language, it sadly doesn’t support article translations.

If you’d like to see an article translation feature added to Pocket, please click here to let us know.

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