How To Change Office 2010 Display Language

Recently, we showed you how to download and install a Language Interface Pack for Microsoft Office 2010 suite. To use an installed Language Pack, you need to select and apply it.

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In this guide, we will show you how to change Office 2010 language. Note that you can’t use Office 2010 Beta language pack for RTM suite. 

 

1. Launch an Office 2010 application (Word, Excel or any other).

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2. Go to File menu and click Options to open settings box. In the left pane, click Language tab to see list of installed languages. If you haven’t installed a language pack yet, please follow our how to install Office 2010 language pack guide.

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3. Next, under Choose display language, select your new language and click Set as default button. You can also set your new language as the help language by clicking the Set as default button under Help language.

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4. Click Ok button. You will be asked to restart the Office program, and doing so will change your Office 2010 display language.

 how to change office 2010 display language

5. You are done!

change office 2010 display language

If you have downloaded a trial version of Office 2010 RTM, refer to our how to extend Office 2010 trial period guide to use the Office 2010 suite for 180 days.

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Comments

  1. Dan says

    I have Office 2010 with a license.Office is in Romanian and i want to change it in English.
    I have installed english language pack, installed it and nothing happened.I have also Windows 7 in English.All the languages are set to English in Office, keyboards, zone , region, all things are in english. But the office is still in Romanian.

    Maybe tis is thhe cause because we bought office with a license and it is blocked by the guys that sold the Office pack, other explanation i can’t find.

    Cheers !

  2. Jean Renoux says

    the greed and complexity of getting any answers to any questions from MS makes you want to switch to Apple.

    Aftert 27 yeares with MS, I am out of there.

  3. e says

    The help language is stuck in Spanish. I have tried these instructions and then did it again and rebooted the entire computer. The help language still did not change even though the default says it has been set to English.

  4. Chard says

    I have install Lang pack successfully. I need to apply the selected language to all users who access Office 2010.
    Language was only changed to my account.

    Please help

  5. narayan says

    my office display is black in white i want to change in colourful i don’t know how is it changed before a week display was as usual

  6. Bob says

    I downloaded and installed the french language pack. The only thing i can do is add french to the change editing language window. I can’t change the display language.

    It won’t let me uninstall or reinstall the language pack. I don’t want to reinstall office because i live in Canada and we have expansive and very metered internet bandwidth. Downloading all the updates AGAIN will waste a lot of my monthly bandwidth.

    What should i do?

  7. Mohammad Elsheimy says

    Me too. I have gone through all the above, but nothing happened. I need to display Office Visio in English, current is Portuguese. I’ve also removed the Portuguese from the language menu but nothing happened! :((

  8. Huda says

    I tried all what above to change language to english but its failed , pls advice me wz this case.
    I used to work in english tools bar.
    Ur assistance should be highly appriciated.
    Rgds
    Huda

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