Changing the language of the edX platform

You can change the language for the edX platform to English, Arabic, Spanish, French, or Mandarin on the Account Settingspage.

To change the language

  1. Sign in and then click the down arrow next to your username (in the top corner).
    The menu that appears when you select the dropdown icon next to your name, with the Account option indicated.
  2. Next, choose Account. You set the Language about half way down the page.The list of options that appears when you select the language dropdown.
    Your new language preference is saved as soon as you select it, and the Account Settings page reloads to display in the selected language.

Note: This setting changes the language used for text in the edX platform. Text in individual courses may not be available in multiple languages.


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