English option please, Google

Google are right to make the efforts they do to localise their products, but they could do with having a link to the English or other language versions of their pages.
I may be accessing Blogger or some other Google service from Dubai, Istanbul or Islamabad, but that doesn’t mean I want to see the Arabic, Turkish or Urdu versions of what Google has to offer.
The search page usually has an English link, but other pages don’t, which can get confusing.

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2 Responses to “English option please, Google”

  1. Robert Says:

    I feel your pain. Sometimes I get awful confused trying to remember how to get to the English version.
    Worse still is using Outlook Web Access, which tends to helpfully switch languages based on your location with no apparent option to set it yourself to something you can read. Bleh. 🙂

  2. mike wallis Says:

    just add /en to the end of the URL for google and it’ll change the language over to your preferred language, e.g.
    http://www.google.no/ru/

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