How to Change Languages on Facebook

Posted July 11, 2016 by Leomar Umpad in Facebook

Change Facebook Language

For most users, the default language of their Facebook account is set to English. Though this may not be a problem for some people, others may prefer to use a different language. Typically, it is quite simple to change languages on Facebook by going through Settings. However, there are instances where you may have problems switching to a different language. Whether you have changed the language of your account and have forgotten how to turn it back to a familiar language or you have changed the language setting accidentally, this article will guide through how to change languages on your Facebook account.

How to Change Languages on Facebook

To change the language of your Facebook account, follow these steps:

1.Log in to your Facebook account.Facebook Login
2.Click on the drop-down menu in the upper-right corner of the screen. The drop-down menu is an inverted triangle icon.Right Drop Down Menu icon
3.Click on Settings from the list of options on the menu.Facebook Settings option
4.Under Settings, click on Language.Facebook Settings - Language
5.From the Language page, click on the Edit button beside the option that reads, “What language do you want to use Facebook in?”Facebook Settings - Language - Change Language
6.Click on the drop-down options from the Show Facebook in this Language option.Facebook Settings - Language Drop Down
7.Choose your preferred language by clicking on the option.Facebook Settings - Language List
8.Click on Save Changes to save the selection. Facebook Settings - Save Language Changes
9.You are done. Your Facebook account has now been switched to the language you selected. For this tutorial, I have changed the Facebook account language to Spanish.Facebook Settings on Spanish Language

Help! I cannot understand the language on my Facebook account. How can I turn it back to English?

If you are having a hard time changing the language on your Facebook page because you cannot understand/read the options, then use this step-by-step procedure:

1.Log in to your Facebook account.Facebook Login
2.Click on the inverted triangle icon in the upper-right corner of the screen. This is the drop-down menu where options are hidden.Right Drop Down Menu icon
3.From the list of available options, count four lines. These lines divide the related sections in the menu.Facebook Drop Down Menu Lines
4.Below the fourth line, click on the third option. The third option is Facebook’s Settings.Facebook Drop Down Menu Lines - Settings
5.From Settings, count two lines. Facebook Drop Down Menu Lines - Settings. - 2 Linespng
6.Below the first line, click on the fourth option. The option is located on top of the second line. This is the language option.Facebook Drop Down Menu Lines - Settings. - 2nd line - 4th options
7.You will be taken to the Language page. The first option is the Edit language button. Click on it.Facebook Drop Down Menu Lines - Settings. - 2nd line - 4th- edit language options
8.From the list of languages, select your preferred language by clicking on the language.Facebook Language Drop Down List - choose language
9.After selecting your language, hit the first button below the selected language. This is the Save Change button.Facebook Language Drop Down List - choose language - button
10.You are done. Your Facebook account has switched to your selected language.Facebook language in English

I have just outlined a comprehensive guide for you to change languages on Facebook. Share these tips with someone who may need this. If you have comments, suggestions, or reactions on this article, drop a message in the comments section so that I can get back to you.

 

About Leomar Umpad

A supply chain operations manager by profession. A technology-lover and a writer by heart. I have the passion to teach and inform.
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