In recent years, the use of gadgets has boosted drastically. Many user-friendly gadgets like laptops, PCs, smartphones, tablets have become a necessity for a hurdle-free life. Most of these gadgets use windows operating systems series to operate. Moreover, all of these gadgets come with their default setting.
Many people tend to choose the default language while setting up the gadget for use. But in case you feel you chose the wrong language and country, then you can change country and language settings on Windows 10 easily, without reinstalling windows 10. In this guide, you will know how we can change country and language settings on Windows 10.
Microsoft windows also called windows or windows os (operating system) Microsoft Windows is a family of operating systems for personal computers or PCs. Windows has long established its name in the world of personal computers.
However, windows dominance has reduced with the introduction of the Linux and Mac operating systems to the computer world. Windows has released a series of operating systems, in which windows 10 is the most recent and most used operating system in devices.
Windows 10 is a very user-friendly operating system that allows users to perform a variety of tasks with ease. Windows have also been adding a lot of new features in its computer algorithm to enhance the user experience.
One of the basic and important features that windows provide is the ‘country and language’ feature and the ‘time and date feature. Microsoft Windows 10 offers you the choice to set the language and country on your device when you run it for the first time.
However, you can also change the language and the country and region setting in an already configured device in a few steps.
This article will walk you through various steps to change country and language settings on Windows 10.
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How to change language settings on windows 10
Choosing the proper Windows Display Language is important as your Windows will display the Windows feature in that language.
1. Disabling the language sync
If your Windows 10 is configured with a Microsoft account, you will notice that your language syncs across with all your devices that you use. In case if you need to change the language setting only in one device we recommend you turn off the language sync before making any changes in your language setting so that the new configuration does not overwrite the existing configuration on the rest of the devices.
Below, steps are given on how to stop syncing the language preferences on your Windows 10, if you wish to make changes only on one device.
After turning off the language syncing you can change the language setting on your device without affecting the rest of your Windows 10 configured devices.
2. Changing the system default language preferences settings
To change the system default language preferences on windows 10, make sure you close all the running applications before doing it and then follow these steps.
After you finish these steps successfully, the display language will change across the entire Windows 10 experience. And depending upon the new changes made in the setting, Windows 10 may ask you to set your privacy setting again.
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The region or the country tab lets you choose the country or region you currently live in. This helps the Windows and apps to give you all the content of that country or region.
If you move to a different country or region and wish to modify the system language. Then before making a change in the language setting in your Windows 10, you will have to change the windows regional settings.
To change the windows regional settings, follow these steps.
After completing the above steps successfully, your device will start displaying the correct region settings based on your current country or regional location.
Normally, once the default language and county are set in a user’s Windows account, they don’t have to worry about changing or installing additional languages. However, knowing how to change country and language settings on Windows 10 might come in handy, if your work demands you to use different preferences.