Ever wanted to change your computer’s language– Today’s Tech will teach you how to do it. Changing your computer’s language will affect the text used in menus and windows. You can do this for both Windows and Mac. Please note that changing your computer’s default language will not change your internet browser’s language or any other program’s language.
How to Change Your Computer’s Language on Windows
1. Open Start –
Click on the Windows logo in the bottom-left corner of the screen. You can also open start by pressing Windows key on your keyboard.
2. Click on Settings –
Click on this gear shaped icon.
3. Click on Time & Language –
You can find it in the menu list of PC settings.
4. Click on Region & Language –
You can find it in the menu list of Time & Language.
5. Click on add a language
You can find this option below the language heading.
6. Select a Language –
Click on the language you want to use on your computer.
7. Click on Your added Language –
It should be below your current default language in the “Languages” section of the window. Doing so will expand the language’s box.
8. Click on Option
This button appears below the language. It will open the language option window.
9. Download the Language Pack –
Click on Download below the “Download language pack” heading in the upper-left side of the page.
10. Click Set as Default
Go back and click on the language again. Here you can find the set as default option. Doing to will move the language to the top of the “Languages” section and set it as the default for all built-in menus, apps, and other display options.
11. Restart Your Computer –
Open the Start menu, click Power Button and click Restart. Once your computer restarts and you sign back into your account, your selected language will be in place.
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How to Change Your Computer’s Language on Mac
1. Open the Apple Menu –
Click the Apple logo in the top-left corner of the screen. A drop-down menu will appear.
2. Click on System preferences
It’s near the top of the drop-down menu.
3. Click on Language & Region
It’s a flag-shaped icon near the top of the System Preferences window.
4. Click on +
This icon is below the bottom-left corner of the “Preferred language:” box on the left side of the Language & Region window. Doing so prompts a pop-up window with different languages.
5. Select the Language –
Scroll to select the language you want and then click add.
6. Click on Use [Language]
This is the blue button in the bottom-right corner of the window. Doing so will set your computer’s default display language to the added language.
- If you miss this step, just click and drag the language you added from the bottom of the “Preferred languages” box to the top.
7. Restart your Mac to complete the language change.
This will change your computer’s language.
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