How To: Change System Language in Windows 10

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Normally, you do not need to change the language after the initial installation. But there may be situations where you do.

Maybe a relative or friend from another country is visiting and wants to use your computer. We recommend that you create a default user account for them. Then change the system language of this account at your convenience.

To change the display language under Windows 10

Installing a language

1) Press the Windows button, then select Settings from the start bar. In the Settings window, select Time and language.

2) On the left side of the window, select Region & Language. Then, in the right part of the window, under the Languages category, select Add a language.

3) Then select the language you want to add to your system from the choices provided. For example, we select German (German).

4) Then simply click on the language you want to configure and select the Options button below.

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Changing the display language

1. Select “Language”.

2. click on “Define by default”.

3. you will see a notification under the language that reads: “Displayed after the next connection. Log out of Windows and log in again, and your new display language will be set.

If you want to change the language of another user account, first log in to that account.

Disable language synchronization

When you use a Microsoft account, the language settings are synchronized between devices. If you plan to change the region and language settings of a computer, you must disable the synchronization option for these settings.

To disable voice synchronization on Windows 10, do the following:

  • Open Settings.
  • Click on Accounts.
  • Click on Synchronize your settings.

In the Custom Synchronization Settings section, disable the Language Settings option.

Speak your language

If you want a machine to use multiple languages on different accounts, or if you have purchased a machine with a pre-installed foreign language, you can change it at any time. You now know how to change the language of an account and apply the language changes to the entire system.


As you can see, it is not that difficult to change the display language used by Windows 10. However, it takes a little patience and attention to ensure that the desired changes are implemented. After trying our tutorial, let us know how it works and if there is anything you need help with.

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