Monday, April 8, 2013

[G] Google Calendar now disponible in Latin American Spanish

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Official Gmail Blog: Google Calendar now disponible in Latin American Spanish

Posted by Ian Hill, Project Manager, Google Localization

If you are one the hundred of millions of Spanish speakers in North, Central, South America, and the Caribbean, you’ve been able to use your Gmail in Latin American Spanish since last year. Today, you can now also switch your Google Calendar language to “Español (Latinoamérica).”

Of course, it isn’t easy to find a variation of Spanish that works for someone living in say, South America, but also feels natural to a Spanish speaker in the United States or Caribbean for example. The Spanish spoken in these regions differs greatly from one country to the next due to geography, separate cultures, customs, and histories. To give all of our Latin American Spanish speakers an option that looks, feels, and sounds right, Google Localization constructed a Spanish variant that combines the most common elements from the different dialects. So whether you speak Spanish or any one of Calendar’s 42 languages, it’s now even easier to keep up with your busy schedule!

If you’re new to Calendar but already using Gmail in Latin American Spanish, just visit google.com/calendar and language settings will be ready to go. If you’ve used Calendar in the past, you’ll need to update your language settings by clicking on the gear icon in the mid-upper right of Calendar, then selecting Settings:
Once in General Settings, Language you can select Español (Latinoamérica). If you are using Google Calendar for Android, Language Settings are controlled by your phone’s Settings menu. For any questions on getting started with Calendar, please check our help center.
URL: http://gmailblog.blogspot.com/2013/04/google-calendar-now-disponible-in-latin.html

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