How can I set a preferred language for my class participants?

For all Remind teachers.

To send a translated message, you must first make sure your class is linked to your organization, and then follow the instructions below to add a preferred language for the teachers, parents, and students in your class. The default preferred language for all Remind accounts is blank. 

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Web

  1. Log in to your Remind account.
  2. Select a class from the Classes owned section.  
  3. Click the People tab. mceclip1.png
  4. Select a participant from the list.
  5. Click Edit under the Preferred Language section.mceclip5.png
  6. Click on the dropdown menu to select the participant's preferred language.mceclip4.png
  7. Repeat steps 1-6 for all participants.

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iOS app

The preferred language feature is only available on the latest version of the Remind app. You must update your Remind app to the latest version before you can follow the instructions below to set the preferred language for participants via the app.

  1. Open the Remind app.
  2. Scroll down to the Owned section.
  3. Tap a class.
  4. Select the People tab.
  5. Tap the three vertical dots located to the right of a participant's name.
  6. Choose Change preferred language.
  7. Search for the participant's language, or scroll through the list to find it.
  8. Tap the language to select it.
  9. Repeat steps 1-7 for every participant. mceclip22.png

Note: You can only set the preferred language for participants via the classes you own in the iOS app at the moment.

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Android app

  1. Open the Remind app.
  2. Scroll down to the Owned section.
  3. Tap a class.
  4. Select the People tab.
  5. Tap the three vertical dots located to the right of a participant's name.
  6. Tap View profile.
  7. Tap the pencil icon under the Preferred Language section. 
  8. Search for the participant's language, or scroll through the list to find it.
  9. Tap the language to select it.
  10. Repeat steps 1-7 for every participant.

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Note: You can only set the preferred language for participants via the classes you own in the Android app at the moment.

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