How to Play the Google Language Computer Prank on a Co-Worker

Change your colleague's Google settings with this easy prank, and watch their head spin!


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As far as we're concerned, every day is April Fool's Day when it comes to office life -- prank away!

You Will Need

  • Your coworker’s unattended and unlocked computer
  • An internet connection


  1. Step 1

    Click "Preferences"]

    On your coworker's computer, go to "": and click on "Preferences," located to the right of the search box.

  2. Step 2

    Select search language

    In the "Search Language" section to view language options, including French, Japanese, and Arabic. Select Estonian.

  3. For extra fun, set the "Interface Language" to Klingon.

  4. Step 3

    Click "Save Preferences"

    Click "Save Preferences." Google search results will now be displayed in the Estonian language.

  5. Step 4

    Have fun at your coworker's expense

    Return to your desk, and laugh maniacally as your coworker struggles to understand their search results. Joke's on them!

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