How to Change WhatsApp Language, Font Size and Chat Wallpaper

In this post, we’ll look at how to change the WhatsApp language, font size, and chat wallpaper on Android and iPhone.

Let’s get started.

Change WhatsApp Language


  1. Launch WhatsApp for Android.
  2. Hit three vertical dots.
  3. Tap Settings > Chats > App Language.
  4. Choose the language you prefer.


Not all countries have this option. So, if you don’t view it, then you need to change the language of your Android device to change the language of WhatsApp.

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  1. Open Settings.
  2. Hit General > Language & Region > iPhone Language.
  3. Choose the language you prefer.
  4. Tap Change to (the language you choose).

Change WhatsApp Font Size


  1. Open WhatsApp.
  2. Hit three vertical dots > Settings.
  3. Tap Chats > Font size (which you can find between Media Visibility and App Language).
  4. Now, you can see these options – Small, Medium, and Large. Choose the one you prefer.
Selected Small

That’s it. Now, you can view the font size change in the chat screen of contacts and groups.

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  1. Open Settings.
  2. Hit Display & Brightness > Text Size.
  3. Move the slider to the right (increase the font size) or left (decrease the font size).

Change WhatsApp Chat Wallpaper

Remember that the wallpaper change only applies to you. Also, keep in mind that chat wallpaper change applies to all contacts and groups.

Let’s see the steps to do this task on Android and iPhone.

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Open WhatsApp. Tap three vertical dots.

Hit Settings > Chats > Wallpaper.

Now, you can view these options:

Wallpaper options

Gallery – You can see Gallery. Find and tap the image you want. Now, you can see the preview, and if you are Ok with it, hit Set.

Solid Colour – You can look at many colors. Hit the color you wish to set as wallpaper. Now, you can view the preview and if you like it, tap Set.

Wallpaper Library – You can view a pop-up that prompts you to download the WhatsApp Wallpaper package. Tap Ok, and it’ll take you to WhatsApp Wallpaper on Google Play Store. Install it.

Now, hit the Wallpaper Library option again, and you can view many wallpapers. Find and tap the one you prefer. You can look at the preview now, and if you are Ok with it, tap Set.

Default – To revert to default.

No Wallpaper – Self-explanatory, right?

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Launch WhatsApp for iPhone.

Hit Settings if you’re not in it already.

Tap Chats > Chat Wallpaper.

Now, you can view these options: 

Wallpaper Library – You can see many wallpapers. Hit the one you prefer, and you can look at the preview. Like the preview? Tap Set.

Solid Colors – You can see many colors. Tap the one you prefer, and you can view the preview. Like the preview? Hit Set.

Photos – You need to provide access to the Photos app. Once you did that and return to the WhatsApp app, you can see the contents of the Photos app. Pick the one you prefer. Now, you can view preview, and if you like that, pick Set.

Reset Wallpaper – No need for explanation, right? Tap this option and then hit the Reset Wallpaper option.

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