CHANGE Language in Office 365  ▷ Word – Excel

Microsoft Word is the most used word processor in the world, and the Office suite that Microsoft additionally provides is a great tool for all users. So sometimes it is necessary to know some of its functions, such as how to change the language of these applications, in order to carry out a job in the language we need, or adjust it. Because it may be in one that you do not know and it is difficult for you to use the program.

That is why in this tutorial we are going to explain step by step how you can change it in all applications contained in the Microsoft Office package. As well as to make grammar and spelling corrections in others. Just by following a series of very simple instructions you can achieve it successfully.

Change this in Word or other Office applications can be very useful, especially in cases where you must write in other slang, either with translations or redactions. Since it will allow you to have the correction system programmed for the language in which you are writing, thus facilitating your work when making corrections.

Steps to change the language of Office 365 and the entire Microsoft suite, Word, Excel, Powers Point …

It is not complicated at all to make a language change in the Office tools, since you will only have to repeat the same steps in each of the applications that the package contains, such as: Word, Excel and / or Power Point.

Next, we will explain the steps to be carried out directly by Microsoft Word so you can change the language. As we mentioned earlier, the process is the same for each of the programs that make up the Office 365 package of this. As well as other versions such as 2016, 2013 and others, as it is fully functional for each of them.

Change the language in any Office program

The procedures are very easy to execute and without problems you can do it in any version, You can even apply it regardless of the language in which it is found, because the location of the buttons on what you must click will not change.

  • The first thing you have to do is open “Word” on your computer. (We chose this for convenience).
  • For this you can open it from the shortcut icon or find it by search bar, for the latter, you place yourself in it and you will write “Word” you will need to click on the program to start it.

word from the search bar

  • You will choose the option of “Blank document”.

choose blank document

  • Then you choose the option “Archive”, it is in the upper left.

choose the file option in word

  • You will see a new screen with different options, but you will click on the one called “Options”.

options in word

  • A menu will open with different settings, in this you will choose “Language”.

options in word to change the language

  • You will click on the option that says: “Add additional editing languages.”
  • You are looking for the one you want to add. Once located, click on it and then on “Add” Y “To accept”.
  • If you want the language you have chosen to be the one that is always displayed when writing, you will choose the option: “Set as default.”

change language in word

Change the language in other Office programs

It is very simple really, you just have to repeat the same steps as previously indicated to complete this task. This is because Microsoft created the menus of its different Office applications totally similar. Facilitating in this way the use of them and the familiarization of users with these applications when making adjustments or configurations in them.

Even more importantly, if you come across an Office in jargon that you can’t understand, you won’t have a problem changing it either. As the location of each of the options you must choose remains in the same positions shown in the pictures. You just have to correctly follow the steps shown in each one and you will be able to complete it without any inconvenience.

Change the language of Microsoft Office proofing tools and menus

To change the language of how Office menus and tools are displayed, just go to “Istart “, followed by this choose” Options “and finally go to” Language “. Once located in this menu, you can indicate the one you want and with which the document will be edited.

If you have the UI options checked in: Match with Microsoft Windows ” and in “Match the language of” this will automatically adjust the jargon in which you see the user interface and help language. Sure, this as long as the default is modified.

change language in word in menu and interface

Otherwise, if you want to have the user interface in a language other than the editing language, you have what to choose in the user interface language / help language submenus, the one you want to be shown these options and mark them as default. Finally, you press “To accept”.

Check spelling and grammar in another language

This is very simple to do, in the “Menu”, which is at the top of the screen, you will choose the tab “Check”. Then you must click on the option “Language” and finally “Set correction language.”

revision menu, to change language
change language from revision options

Choose the jargon with which you are going to start working and thus carry out the spelling and grammar checks. Remember that the place where you decide to position the cursor is where the changes will be made. For this reason, it is recommended to make the adjustments from the beginning of the document.

Once this is done, you will only have to click on the option Spelling and grammar “ to perform manual document review, including to maintain automatic review and make corrections while you work on it.

This configuration is done in the same way for:

  • Power point
  • OneNote
  • Outlook
  • Word
  • Publisher and more

Add an editing language or set language preferences in Office

Placing a new editing language in Office is really very simple and you can do it in any application belonging to this utility package, If the one you are looking to integrate is not installed in your version of Office, there are two methods you can use to change it.

The first method is entering the next link, there you will choose the one you want to add and the version of the file, either 32 bit or 64 bit, (This is of vital importance since it depends on the version of your system).

To find out which version you have installed on your computer, you just have to do the following: Go to “File”> “Account”, finally you will click on the box with the question mark. A small window will appear, in it you can see at the top of it a series of numbers, in which at the end you will see that it says 32 bits or 64 bits.

office information

Now you just have to download the language pack and then install it, following the steps indicated during this process. Once the download is complete, you will have to enter the program you want again and make the language change as previously indicated.

32 bit office information

How to change the language in Windows?

The last option is change windows language, from this part you only have to access: “Time and language”, choose “Region” followed by “Language”, there you will choose the one you are going to adjust. If it is not available, your PC will download it automatically, you will only have to activate it to modify it.

Keep in mind that if you have the option to “Match Microsoft Windows” and in “Match the language of” In the configuration of this, the language of your applications will be adjusted immediately.

If you have any questions, leave them in the comments, we will answer you as soon as possible, and it will surely be of great help to more members of the community. Thank you! 😉

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