How to change the default language on Facebook

What if you want to change the language on your Facebook profile but don't know how? Are you also wondering how easy and straightforward this process is? In this guide, we will give you all the answers to your questions.

Here you will find detailed instructions on how to change the language and region, as well as how to manage translation settings.

How to Change the Default Language on Facebook on Windows, Mac or Chromebook

After creating a Facebook account, your profile will have the same default language as the language of your device. However, if you want to change your language and region settings, you can only do so manually. Note that changing the region settings is only possible on your computer, as you won't see this option on your phone. If you want to use Facebook in a different language, here's how:

  • Open Facebook in a web browser and click the down arrow in the top right corner.
  • Click Settings & Privacy. Then click "Settings" again.
  • Click "Language and Region".
  • Click "Change" next to the language settings you want to update.

Facebook allows you to change more than just your language. If you would like your posts to be translated into another language and update your automatic translation settings, you can also do so while in your profile settings.

How to Change Facebook Language on iPhone

If you have an iPhone with iOS 12 or older (all iPhone models older than iPhone 6S), you can change the Facebook language in a few simple steps:

  • Open the Facebook app on your iPhone and click on the three vertical lines in the bottom right corner.
  • Click Settings & Privacy. Then click on the language of the application.
  • The iPhone settings will open. Click on language.
  • Finally, click "Change to (language)" to confirm your new language selection.

Those who have already set the language for the Facebook app will be redirected to their phone settings to change their preferred language.

If you still don't have a language selected, click "Open phone settings" and follow the detailed step-by-step process.

How to Change Facebook Language on Android Phone

If you use Facebook to communicate with friends or family in a particular language and want to change it, here's how to do it on your Android phone:

  • Open the Facebook app .
  • Click on "Settings".
  • Find the "Settings and Privacy" option and click on "Language".
  • Choose a new language.

Keep in mind that changing the language on one device does not change it on all the others. If you want to activate it on your computer or tablet, you will also have to sign in and make changes there.

Additional FAQ

Here are some more answers to your questions regarding language settings on Facebook.

How to change translation settings on Facebook

On Facebook, you can also change the language of the posts and comments you want to translate. This is an easy process and all it takes is a few clicks on your computer:

• Click on the down arrow icon in the top right corner on Facebook.

• Open "Settings" and "Privacy" and click "Settings".

• Open "Language and Region" and click the language you want to translate messages into.

• After selecting a language, click Save Changes.

How to change the language on Facebook back to English?

Most Facebook users use the platform in English, and when they change the language, it can be difficult for them to get used to it. If you are one of them, you will need to apply the same process of changing the language from the one you chose back to English. Keep in mind that after you change it on your phone or tablet, you will still have to repeat the process on your computer and other devices.

Better understand your Facebook friends

To use Facebook to the fullest, some users need to change the language. Others prefer it to be in English while their automatic translation shows them what others are talking about. Either way, it's a huge platform that gives you the freedom to optimize your language settings to suit your specific needs.

Now that you know how to change the language and automatic translation, you will be able to more successfully communicate with other members and create new relationships. Are you using Facebook in another language? Do you enjoy using social media apps in different languages?

Let us know in the comments below.

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