Switching it Up: Easy Process to Change Language in Outlook

Table of Contents

How to Change Outlook Language: A Simplified Guide


Outlook, being a versatile and widely used email client, offers several customization options – one of which is changing the display language. As Tracy from, I am here to guide you through the process of changing the language on Outlook. Here’s your quick, jargon-free guide.

Steps to Change Outlook Language

Step 1: Open Outlook

Begin by opening your Outlook client. If you have it pinned to your taskbar, you can click on it. Otherwise, find it in your application list.

Step 2: Navigating to Options

Once Outlook is open, look on the top left corner of your screen for the ‘File’ tab. Click on it and a dropdown menu will appear. Choose ‘Options’ from this list.

Step 3: Changing the Language

In the options menu, you’ll see various categories on the left side. Click on ‘Language’. Then you will see ‘Choose Display and Help Languages’. To change your language, click on ‘Add additional editing language’ and select your preferred language from the drop down menu. Finally, click on ‘Set as Default’.

Step4: Confirm Changes

Confirm your selection by clicking ‘OK’. Your language should now be changed. Note, you may need to restart Outlook for these changes to fully apply.


Changing the language in Outlook is a pretty straightforward process. Making use of such customization settings can help you tailor your digital environment to suit your personal needs. If you want to explore more such tips and tricks, keep visiting

If you need further assistance or have any questions about this, feel free to contact me at

Remember, our mission at is to make tech options less intimidating and more approachable for everyone.


While this guide does not use direct references, it utilizes the knowledge gained from using and exploring the Outlook application. The official Microsoft Support site is a recommended source for in-depth and further technical support.