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Google Chrome’s Listen to This Page Feature Can Read Webpages in 12 Languages

Listen to This Page

Good news for multi-lingual web surfers and busy listeners! Google Chrome for Android has rolled out a new feature that allows users to have webpages read aloud in a convenient and customizable way. This functionality, called “Listen to this page,” supports an impressive twelve languages.

Accessibility on the Go

The “Listen to this page” feature caters to users with visual impairments or those who prefer an audio format for consuming web content. It also offers a valuable tool for multitasking, allowing users to listen to articles or webpages while commuting or completing other activities.

Controlling the Experience

Through the “Listen to this page” function, users can choose their preferred playback speed and even select a different voice for the narration. This level of customization ensures a more enjoyable and personalized listening experience.

How to Use Listen to this page:

To activate this feature, Android users simply need to update their Chrome app to the latest version. Then, on any webpage, they can tap the three-dot menu in the top right corner and select “Listen to this page.”

Languages Supported for Listen to this page:

Apart from English, the feature is available in several other languages:

      • Hindi
      • Bengali
      • Arabic
      • Chinese
      • French
      • German
      • Indonesian
      • Japanese
      • Portuguese
      • Russian
      • Spanish

Important Note

While “Listen to this page” offers a wide range of languages, it’s important to note that Google mentions compatibility may vary depending on the specific website. If the feature isn’t available for a particular webpage, this feature won’t be visible in the menu.

This new feature adds to the ever-growing accessibility options available on Chrome, making the web a more inclusive and user-friendly space for everyone.

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