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How To Change Language Settings On Facebook?

Last updated on August 6th, 2019 at 03:50 pm

How To Change Language Settings On Facebook

Facebook with enormous popularity and amazing format has become a cultural, economic, and social phenomenon. The core elements of the giant are its unique design, advanced features, convenient access, and easy availability, which makes it the best among all social media networking sites. The importance of the platforms cannot be questioned as millions of people are devoting their countless hours to the site- over millions of users utilize the platform as the medium of information, instant news as well as the quick connectivity tool across the world. Whether is a platform is good or bad is debatable, but the giant’s impact is unquestionable.

Among its unique features, language settings are the one which has always been the topic of town as it is the only medium which is making strong efforts to localizing it to the world.  Facebook is available in 43 languages and is in the process of being translated into another 60 languages.

Though Facebook is available in only 43 languages now, if you add the Facebook Translations application, you’ll see the other 60 languages in the pipeline — many of which look pretty much good to go.

More than 40 languages are available on Facebook, which makes it more convenient for users. Every user on the giant can select his/her language to access the platform and express their feelings to the world. Language is something which makes it more comfortable for one to easily use the giant and enjoy its every feature.

Moreover, switching one language to next or selecting your favorite language is really an easy task that can be done in a few taps. Wondering how?  Read on the article, it will walk you through a complete guide to change the language on Facebook.

On Desktop:

1. Login To Your Facebook Account:

Open your favorite web browser and enter www.facebook.com in the address box located at the top of the screen, press enter to continue the task. After this, you will be directed on Facebook’s main page.

Change Language Settings On Facebook - Login To Your Facebook Account

If you are not directly logged in to your Facebook account, you will be needed to go on the Facebook “Log In” page and enter your registered email address or mobile number correctly in the given tab.

Once you entered email address or password, click on the blue Color “Log In” button located next to the password tab.

2. Click Drop-Down Menu:

After logging in the Facebook account, you will find a drop-down menu located at the top-right corner of the page- it would be represented with a downward pointing arrow located at the right corner of the screen.

Change Language Settings On Facebook - Click Drop-Down Menu

3. Click Settings:

When you click the drop-down menu, a list of options will appear, there you need to scroll down and select the settings option located at the bottom of the menu just above the logout option.

Change Language Settings On Facebook - Click Settings

4. Click Language:

From the settings option,  you will be navigated on a new page, there you will have the “Language” option located at the left side of the screen just below the blocking icon. Click on it to proceed further.

Change Language Settings On Facebook - Click Facebook Language

5. Click Edit:

When you click on the language, it will direct you to a new page where you need to click on the “Edit” icon located at the top of the menu settings next to the “Change this language.”

Change Language Settings On Facebook - Click Edit

It enables you to choose your language, which you want to use on Facebook. You need to select the language which suits you and easy to understand.

6. Click Facebook Language:

After clicking on the “Edit” option, you will find a drop-down menu below the “Show Facebook language.” If you click on the drop-down menu, you will find a list of different languages in the menu bar. You need to scroll down and select your preferred language as per your convenience.

7. Select The Language From The List:

When you click on the drop-down menu, you will see a list of different languages on your screen,  scroll down, and select your favorite language from the list.

Change Language Settings On Facebook - Select The Language From The List

8. Click Save Changes:

After selecting your preferred language from the drop-down menu, you need to click on “Save Changes” button located below the drop-down menu.

Change Language Settings On Facebook - Click Save Changes

On Mobile:

1. Open Facebook:

Find the Facebook app from the list of applications on your mobile phone- it would be a blue color icon with a white “f.” Once you tap on the Facebook app, you will get into its main page.

Change Language Settings On Facebook - Open Facebook

Just in case you are not logged in already, enter your email address, mobile number, or username associated with Facebook, further provide the correct password to log in into your account. If your email address and password are wrong, you will not be able to log in your account.

Once you entered your login credentials correctly, you need to tap the “Login” button located below the password tab.

Change Language Settings On Facebook - Tap Log In

2. Tap Hamburger Menu:

After you have logged in into your Facebook account, you will find a “Hamburger” menu shown by the three horizontal lines at the right corner of the Facebook page. Tap on it to continue.

Change Language Settings On Facebook - Tab The Hamburger Menu

3. Tap Settings and Privacy:

From the “Hamburger” icon, you will be directed to a menu list where you need to scroll down and select the “Settings and privacy” option from the given list.

Change Language Settings On Facebook - settings and privacy

4. Tap Language:

Further, you will have an option of language with a list of 43 different languages around the world.

Change Language Settings On Facebook - Tap On Language

If you want to select the language that suits you; tap on the circle next to your preferred language.

Change Language Settings On Facebook - select the language that suits you

Once you select your preferred language, the Facebook account will be displayed in your preferred language. Now you can enjoy the different features of Facebook. 

Change Language Settings On Facebook - select your preferred language

You can’t change the language of your Facebook application for iPhone or iPad without changing the language settings of your phone.

Changing the language of your Facebook account is not a big deal, just you have to know the right steps and the right way. In the above article, we have covered all the steps to change language settings on Facebook. 

Points To Recall:

•    Facebook is available in 43 languages and is in the process of being translated into another 60 languages.

•    40 percent of Facebook users are not using English.

•    25,000 volunteers helped translate Facebook into Turkish last year, and there are now 9 million Turkish-language users signed up for Facebook.

Also Read: How To Log Out From Facebook?