How to Enable or Change Languages in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales CRM

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How to Enable or Change Languages in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales CRM

by | Jul 12, 2018 | Microsoft Dynamics 365

Ensure your CRM speaks your language!

This week in Microsoft Dynamics Support, we’ll look at how to how to enable or change languages in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales CRM.

Specifically, I’ll show you how to enable and disable additional languages in Dynamics 365, and then how to set a languages as your default user interface language.

See below for video and instructions:

Enable or disable languages

1.) Go to Settings > Administration > Languages.

Once you go there you will see a list of languages available for you to enable, and the status of each:

Language Settings Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales CRM

You can enable or disable multiple languages as you wish. This allows you to change languages in Microsoft Dynamics 365.

2.) Select the language(s) you wish to enable, and/or deselect the languages you wish to disable, then click Apply.

So in this example I have chosen Chinese (Taiwan) and have enabled the language. Usually it takes about 20 minutes to enable a language.


Set user interface language

1.) Click on the Settings gear icon at the top right of your screen, then choose Options to open the Set Personal Options window.

Settings Gear Options Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales

2.) Go to the Languages tab, pick your user interface language, then click OK.

Set Personal Options Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales CRM

3.) Log out and log back in, and your user interface language will have changed to the language you picked.


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Dinesh Joseph is a Microsoft Dynamics and Sage CRM technical consultant at Azamba. He trains, supports, and consults for both new and experienced Dynamics 365 and Sage CRM users. He also provides analysis and customization for both systems and their integrations.

His goal is to help his customers run their CRM systems smoothly and efficiently.

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