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Is there a Chrome Extension which can be used to quickly switch between two locales (e.g. English and German) quickly? Some websites detect the user's language using the Accept-Languages HTTP-header while not having any UI to configure the desired language. In that case the only way I know of to change the language is to change the mentioned HTTP-header.

Actually, any quick way to switch locales will do. It does not have to be an extension.

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Bookmark chrome://chrome/settings/languages and then you just need to Drag and Drop the language to make it default. –  Lamb Sep 23 '12 at 13:07
@Serge thanks. I have tested this but without luck. I guess the website decides to always choose priority 1. Makes sense. –  usr Sep 23 '12 at 15:12

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Commenter Lamb suggests the following:

Bookmark chrome://settings/languages and then you just need to Drag and Drop the language to make it default.

I think this is a workable solution.

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I have written a chrome extension which does exactly that. It is available here:


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