How to change the language of your computer

How to change the language of your computer
How to change the language of your computer
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You can change your computer's language to modify the text in menus and windows to suit your preferences. The language can be changed on Windows computers and Macs. Note that this manipulation will not change the language of your web browser or other programs.

Steps

Method 1 of 2: On Windows

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Step 1. Open the Start menu

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Click on the Windows logo at the bottom left of the screen.

You can also press the Windows key on your keyboard to open the Start menu

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Step 2. Click Settings

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This star wheel icon is located at the bottom left of the start window.

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Step 3. Select Time & Language

This option is in the middle of the settings window.

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Step 4. Go to the Region and Language tab

You will find it on the far left of the window.

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Step 5. Click Add Language

This option is next to a large sign + in the middle of the page, under the Languages ​​heading.

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Step 6. Select a language

Click on the language you want to use on your computer.

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Step 7. Choose a specific variation

If clicking on your preferred language takes you to a page with different variations available, click on one to select it.

Variations are not available for all languages

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Step 8. Click on the language you just added

You will find it under the language used by default in the Languages ​​section of the window. Click on it to display additional options.

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Step 9. Select Options

This button appears under the language. Click on it to open the Language Options window.

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Step 10. Download the language pack

Click on To download under the Download Language Pack heading at the top left of the page.

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Step 11. Click on the back button

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This button is located at the top left of the screen.

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Step 12. Choose Set as Default Language

You will find this button under the selected language. This will appear at the top in the Languages ​​section and will be used by default in all menus, applications and all other built-in options by default.

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Step 13. Restart your computer

Open the start menu, click the power button

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then select To restart. Once your computer has restarted and you are logged in to your account again, the language you selected will be displayed by default.

Method 2 of 2: On Mac

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Step 1. Open the Apple menu

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Click on the Apple logo at the top left of the screen to display a drop-down menu.

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Step 2. Go to System Preferences

This option is at the top of the drop-down menu.

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Step 3. Select Language and Region

This is the flag icon at the top of the System Preferences window.

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Step 4. Click +

This icon is located under the lower left corner of the Preferred Languages ​​box on the left of the Language and Region window. Click on it to open a pop-up window with different languages.

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Step 5. Choose the language you want to use

Then click on Add.

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Step 6. Select Use [Language]

It's the blue button at the bottom right of the window. Click on it to set the language you added as the default display language for your computer.

Otherwise, you can just click on the language you added and drag it from the bottom to the top in the Preferred languages ​​box

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Step 7. Restart your Mac

Your changes will be saved.

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