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How do I change the language setting on my account?

How do I change the language setting on my account?

kstarnes
New member | Level 2

My Dropbox is in another language which I can't read. I changed my language preference to English yet the dropbox is still in a foreign language.

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Re: Language

Jay
Dropboxer
Thanks, to open the desktop app, click preferences (which should be beneath the first ———— line).

On that page, the middle dropdown box is the languages. Select English and you should be fine!

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Re: Language

Jay
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Could you try quitting the app completely and re-opening it?

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Re: Language

Jay
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Hi there, are you referring to the desktop app, mobile app or the Dropbox site?

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Re: Language

kstarnes
New member | Level 2

The Desktop app

Re: Language

Jay
Dropboxer
Thanks, to open the desktop app, click preferences (which should be beneath the first ———— line).

On that page, the middle dropdown box is the languages. Select English and you should be fine!

Jay
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
dropbox.com/support


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Re: Language

kstarnes
New member | Level 2

I did change the language but it is still not working.  For example, when I do a screenshot the file is saved in another language.

Re: Language

Jay
Dropboxer
Could you try quitting the app completely and re-opening it?

Jay
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Re: Language

petejmoran
New member | Level 2

My Dropbox is in another language which I can't read. I changed my language preference to English yet the dropbox is still in a foreign language.

 

Now i cant get a language drop box - should i delet the account??

Re: Language

Walter
Dropboxer

Hey there @petejmoran; thanks for joining the discussion here.

 

Can you try changing your account's language through this page and let us know if this persists? 


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