Enabling Chinese Internet services in Mountain Lion

Learn about Chinese features and services in OS X Mountain Lion.

Mountain Lion has built-in support for popular Chinese web services. With Sharing, Chinese users can post to Sina Weibo, the popular microblogging service, and post video to video-sharing websites Youku and Tudou. Mountain Lion makes it easy to set up Mail with popular mail services QQ Mail, 126 and 163. Leading Chinese search provider Baidu is a built-in option in Safari 6.

When you select China as your system region, you will automatically be able to access these services. Other users can access these services through the steps below:

To access Chinese services

Choose Apple () menu > System Preferences… > Language & Text > Input Sources (tab) and check the input source with the following options:

After Input Sources are selected, you can change your input source anytime by choosing it from the menu bar.

After enabling a Chinese input method, go to the Mail, Contacts & Calendars pane of System Preferences. Scroll down to see mail services QQ Mail, 163, and 126; microblogging service Sina Weibo; and video-sharing services Youku and Tudou. Click on a service to sign in to it in Mountain Lion.


To select Baidu as a search provider in Safari, go to the General pane of Safari preferences. In Default search engine, select "Baidu."

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Last Modified: Aug 25, 2014
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