Microsoft Edge Chromium: Change Display Language

Microsoft is releasing a new version of the Microsoft Edge browser. Edge finally  you to set a different display language for the browser. Earlier, the appropriate settings were locked.


As you may already know, Microsoft Edge, the default web browser of Windows 10, is moving to a Chromium-compatible web engine in the Desktop version. Microsoft explains that the intention behind this move is to create better web compatibility for customers and less fragmentation for web developers. Microsoft has already made a number of contributions to the Chromium project, helping to port the project to Windows on ARM. The company promises to contribute more to the Chromium project.

Microsoft Edge Download Page

Starting in Edge, which is available in the Canary branch of the browser, you can change the browser's display language. This can be done directly in Settings.

Change Display Language in Microsoft Edge Chromium

  1. Click on the menu button with three dots.
  2. Click on the Settings item.Microsoft Edge Chromium Settings Menu Item
  3. On the left, click Languages.
  4. On the right, click on the Add language button.Microsoft Edge Chromium Settings Add Language Button
  5. Select the desired languages in the next dialog.Microsoft Edge Chromium Settings Add Language Dialog
  6. The added languages will appear in the language list.
  7. Click on the button with three dots next to the language name.Microsoft Edge Chromium Change Display Language
  8. Turn on (check) the option Display Microsoft Edge in this language.

You are done.

The following screenshot demonstrates Edge Chromium in Russian.

Microsoft Edge Chromium In Russian

At the moment of this writing, the latest Microsoft Edge Chromium versions are as follows.

I have covered many Edge tricks and features in the following post:

Hands-on with the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge

Also, see the following updates.

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Author: Sergey Tkachenko

Sergey Tkachenko is a software developer who started Winaero back in 2011. On this blog, Sergey is writing about everything connected to Microsoft, Windows and popular software. Follow him on Telegram, Twitter, and YouTube.

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