Changing the language of the edX site

You can change the language for the edX site to any of the supported languages on the Account Settings page.

Note: The language setting changes the language used for menu options, button labels, and other elements of the site's user interface, but it does not apply to course content.

To change the edX site 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. When you refresh the page or navigate to another page, site pages display in your selected language.


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