How To Change Your Language On Facebook

Your Quick Answer:

To change the language on Facebook, you just have to go ‘Language‘ settings option under ‘Settings & Privacy’, and a list of languages will pop up.

Just select one from that list and save the settings.

Many people can’t even recognize the settings that appear on Facebook due to this language issue.

After changing the language on your Facebook account, the notifications will also be visible in that language.

Just if you can swift your messaging language, you can type in your own language as well, this does not belong to Facebook but on your keyboard settings.

Facebook has more than 110 languages for its users in different countries. Although, it is now auto-set depending on your location. But if you wish to change it back to English then you can proceed with some steps.

How To Change Facebook Language on iPhone:

If you are on your iPhone device, just follow the simple steps to change the Facebook language option to set your own:

Step 1: First of all, open the Facebook app and log in with the account that you want to set the language for.

Step 2: After that, just look at the top right corner where the three horizontal lines appear as an icon and you have to tap on that option.

Step 3: You will find the ‘Settings and Privacy’ option and tap on ‘Settings‘.

Step 4: Choose ‘Language and region‘ from the list.

Step 5: Now choose English from the language you prefer.

These are the simple steps to change the Facebook account language on your iPhone or iPad devices.

How to Change the Language in Facebook lite:

If you have an Android device you can follow these steps to change the Facebook profile language to any language you want to set as default:

Step 1: On your Facebook app and click on the three horizontal lines icon.

Step 2: Now find the ‘Settings and Privacy’ option then scroll to the bottom and tap on ‘Language’.

change language facebook mobile

Step 3: Choose your language from the list displayed and save the settings.

That’s all set.

How to Change Facebook Language Settings on PC:

If you are on your desktop with any OS like Windows, Linux or Macbook then you can change your Facebook default language to any other language and the process is very simple and easy that you can complete in 5 minutes.

If you are on your Windows then you have to follow the steps to change the default Facebook language in your own language:

Step 1: First of all, you have to go to facebook.com and sign in there.

Step 2: After that, you have to go to the right side ‘Arrow’ icon and a list of options will be visible, just click on ‘Settings’ from there.

Step 3: Now after that, you will find out the option ‘Language’, upon clicking on that you will see the Facebook language option under the ‘Language and Region’ option.

Step 4: You have to click on the ‘Edit’ button and from the list of the languages just select the language you want to set for your Facebook profile and finally click on the ‘Save Changes’ button.

Facebook desktop language change

Change Language on Facebook from your MacBook:

Now if you are on your MacBook then just do these simple steps:

Step 1: Firstly Go to facebook.com and log in there.

Step 2: Now follow the same option & click on the right side ‘Arrow’ icon and then click on the ‘Settings’ option.

Facebook setting

Step 3: From the list on the left side, select ‘Language and Region’ under the Language option and choose the language displayed on a list and click on the ‘Save changes’ button.

Language and Region
click on the ‘Save Changes’ button

🔯 Changing the Language back to English as Default:

If you have recently changed your Facebook profile language as your own preferred language and now you want to change it to English as the default for your profile then you have to repeat the process again that you have done for changing your Facebook account language.

Whether you are on your mobile or PC, just open the chrome browser (or any other) and go to facebook.com and log in. After that, click on the ‘Arrow’ icon and tap on the ‘Settings’ option under the ‘Settings and Privacy’, and click on Language. Finally, from the ‘Language and Region’ option choose English and click on the ‘Save Changes’ button.

🔯 Why did the Facebook Language Change?

If you want to change your Facebook account’s default language to another one, but you cannot see the list of languages for your preferred language on the list, there may be two reasons behind this.

If you can not see any of the languages in the settings, this may be due to your browser having an issue with the Facebook app not loading those languages.

To fix such issues clear the cache of the Facebook app or you have to check your internet connection or disable any HTML or JavaScript blocker by removing it from your browser and refreshing the Facebook language settings page.

The Bottom Lines:

If you want to change your favorite language, you have to just make sure that your language is present on the Facebook list, and if so you can change your profile language or total Facebook account language to your own preferred language by following the steps.

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