Method: users.settings.updateLanguage

Updates language settings.

If successful, the return object contains the displayLanguage that was saved for the user, which may differ from the value passed into the request. This is because the requested displayLanguage may not be directly supported by Gmail but have a close variant that is, and so the variant may be chosen and saved instead.

HTTP request


The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters



User's email address. The special value "me" can be used to indicate the authenticated user.

Request body

The request body contains an instance of LanguageSettings.

Response body

If successful, the response body contains an instance of LanguageSettings.

Authorization scopes

Requires the following OAuth scope:


For more information, see the Authorization guide.