Change your language on Zoom Follow

Overview

You can change the language displayed by Zoom on your Zoom client and the Zoom website. The following languages are supported for Zoom clients:

  • English
  • Chinese (Simplified and Traditional)
  • Japanese
  • French
  • Spanish
  • German
  • Portuguese

Note: In addition to the languages supported by Zoom clients, the Zoom website also supports Russian.

On Android and iOS clients, Zoom's language is determined by the default operating system language. 

Prerequisites

Instructions

  1. Select the ^ in the Windows task bar.
  2. Right click the Zoom icon in the notification tray
  3. Hover over Switch Languages.
  4. Select the desired language.
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Zoom will restart and you will need to sign in again.

  1. Right click or option-click on the Zoom icon in your dock.
  2. Hover over Switch Languages.
  3. Choose the language you want Zoom to be in.
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  4. Confirm that you want to change the language.
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Zoom will restart and now be in the language of your choice.

  1. Open the Zoom Application and sign in.
  2. Click the Green/Red dot next to your name on the Home tab.
  3. Select Switch Languages and choose the desired language.

This will close the Zoom application and when you reopen it, it will be in the desired language. 

Zoom.us automatically displays in your default browser language. However, you can change the language if needed.

  1. Scroll down to the bottom of any page at zoom.us.
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  2.  Below where it says Language, click the dropdown menu.
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  3. Select your language.
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  4. The page will instantly change into the language you selected.

If you change your language at zoom.us while you are signed into your Zoom account, it will automatically change in your profile as well. However, if you want your profile and account settings to always display in a specific language when you sign into Zoom on the web, you can set a language in your profile. 

To change the language in your profile:

  1. Sign into the Zoom web portal and navigate to My Profile.
  2. Next to where it says Language, click Edit.
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  3. Chose your language from the drop down menu.
  4. Click Save Changes.
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On iOS, Zoom's language is determined by the default operating system language. To change the language in Zoom, you will need to change the operating system language.

To change the operating system language

  1. Open the Settings on your iOS device.
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  2. Scroll down and tap General.
  3. Scroll down and tap Language & Region.
  4. Tap iPhone/iPad Language.
  5. Select the language you want.
  6. Tap Done.

The language for your device is now changed. After restarting, Zoom will use the new language.
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On Android, Zoom's language is determined by the default operating system language. To change the language in Zoom, you will need to change the operating system language.

To change the operating system language

  1. Open the Settings on your Android device.
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  2. Tap Language and Input
  3. Tap the new language.
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Zoom will automatically use the new language.

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