The voice instructions are currently available in German, English, Italian, French, Spanish and Dutch - all the languages you can use the app in. The language will be selected according to your phone settings. If the first language in your settings is not available in our app, we will take the second one from your list of favorites. If your voice navigation is pronouncing the words in a funny way or is in the wrong language, please check the following:


If the voice prompts are read in the wrong language, first check the language set up in your phone settings. The path is usually Settings > Language & Keyboard, or similar. We use the first language that is on the list to read our instructions, (if it is available in komoot).

Check if the correct text-to-speech output is installed under:

  • Profile (Head Icon) > Settings (Gear Icon) > 'App Settings' > 'Navigation' > 'Check Speech'
  • Profile (Head Icon) > Settings (Gear Icon) > 'App Settings' > 'Navigation' > 'Install Language'


On your iOS device we use the system voice of your phone, which is called Siri in your settings. On the latest models you can choose if it is a male or a female voice in the settings of your device: Accessibility > Spoken Content > Voices

With iOS you can set a preferred language order. For example, if you have chosen English before German, the voice announcement in komoot will be in English. To adjust these settings, go to the settings of your iPhone or iPad:

Settings > General > Language & Region > Preferred language order

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