How to Install and Change Windows 10 Languages

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install new languages when using Windows 10.

You can use Windows 10 desktop and applications in dozens of languages around the world.

Windows language pack converts the names of menus, field boxes and labels throughout the user interface for users in their native tone.

The translations into other languages may be incomplete and some applications may not provide full support, but the list of languages Windows 10 supports are growing.

Any untranslated text will appear in the language the program or software was originally developed in, usually American English.

Changing your display language allows you to change the language your entire Windows 10 operating system will use.

After installing the language pack, set that language as default to change the Windows 10 display language.

To get started with changing Windows 10 display languages, follow the steps below:

Change display language

If you’re running Windows 10 Home edition, you’ll not able to change or add additional language packs.

You must upgrade to Windows Pro version to add or use multi-language interfaces.

To change Windows 10 language to your native tone click Start  > Settings

Windows 10 Start Settings

Then select Time & language > Region & language from the settings page. On the Region & Language page, click the + button to Add a language.

windows language settings

Click Add a language to select and add your desire language to Windows 10. You can use the search box to type the language name you want to include.

Then select it to use as Windows 10 display language.

windows language settings 1

Download Windows language packs

If Windows can’t automatically install the language packs you selected, you will have to manually download it.

The steps below show you what to do. Choose your desire language and then select Options.

Select Download from the Download language pack option.

Once the language pack is installed, select back.

Choose your language and then select Set as default to make that language the Windows 10 display language.

.windows language settings 2

Click Download to download the language pack for your system. Choose the language above, then select Options and click Download.

windows language settings 3

After download, restart or logout and log back into Windows desktop. and the new display language should be installed for you.

There are some folders in your home folder for things like music, pictures, and documents. These folders use standard names according to your language.

When you log back in, these folders will be renamed to the standard names for your selected language.

This is how to change Windows 10 language settings to your native tone.

windows display language


This tutorial showed you how to install and change Windows language to one’s native tone. If you find any error above, please use the form below to report.

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