How Do I Change My Language Settings?

Whether you’ve moved to a new country, or just prefer to use a different language when using your computer, changing your language settings is easy on any Mac. The system’s preferred language is displayed in menus, notifications, apps and some websites. The keyboard also changes to display the characters in your chosen language. It can be a little confusing at first, but the process is quite straightforward once you know what to do.

If you’re on a laptop or tablet, the easiest way to change your language settings is by using the system preferences application. Select the Apple menu, then open the Language & Region panel (previously called Language & Text). You’ll be asked to confirm that you want to make the new language your primary. Once this has been set, your changes will apply the next time you log in to your computer.

You can add additional languages to your list of preferred languages in the Preferred Languages section. To do this, highlight a language and click the Add button. Some languages may have sub-options or different dialects you need to choose from. Once you’ve added a language, you’ll be asked if you want to add any keyboards based on it. You’ll then be able to switch between keyboards by pressing the Caps Lock key.

The Windows 10 operating system allows you to change your display and language settings without having to reinstall the software. However, it’s important to note that the settings you choose will be synchronized across all devices and applications linked to your Microsoft account. To prevent this, you must disable language sync on the device before making any changes.

To change your preferred language in Windows, open the Settings app and then navigate to Time & Language. In the Language area, click the Add a language link and follow the on-screen instructions to download the file. Once the language pack has been downloaded, return to the previous screen and click the Set as default button. You’ll then be prompted to restart your device.

Depending on the version of Windows you’re running, you’ll likely find that there are multiple language packs available to download from Microsoft’s Store. This is because Microsoft is a multinational company and caters to users from around the world. Its online store offers a variety of languages that you can choose from. However, the best option is to download a language pack that includes the standard alphabets and most commonly used symbols. This will ensure that your selected language will be correctly displayed in all applications and the keyboard will function properly as well. In addition, this method will help you save storage space on your computer. If you have any other questions or concerns, please feel free to ask in the comments below. Also, don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel where we post more video tutorials every week. Thank you for watching. Have a nice day! Copyright 2019 Business Insider Inc. All rights reserved.