Changing the language of the Amazon Web Services Management Console - Amazon Web Services Management Console
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Changing the language of the Amazon Web Services Management Console

The Amazon Web Services Console Home experience includes the Unified Settings page where you can change the default language for Amazon services in the Amazon Web Services Management Console. You can also change the default language quickly from the settings menu, which you can access from the navigation bar. You can make this change from anywhere in the console.

Note

This procedure changes the language for all consoles, but not for Amazon documentation. To change the language used for documentation, use the language menu in the upper right of any documentation page.

The Amazon Web Services Management Console currently supports the following languages:

  • English (US)

  • English (UK)

  • Bahasa Indonesia

  • German

  • French

  • Japanese

  • Spanish

  • Italian

  • Portuguese

  • Korean

  • Chinese (Simplified)

  • Chinese (Traditional)

To change the default language in Unified Settings
  1. Sign in to the Amazon Web Services Management Console.

  2. In the navigation bar, choose the settings icon.

  3. To open the Unified Settings page, choose More user settings.

    Account menu with the Settings option highlighted
  4. In Unified Settings, choose Edit next to Localization and default Region.

  5. To select the language that you want for the console, choose one of the following options:

    • Choose the Browser default from the dropdown list, and then choose Save settings.

      The console text for all Amazon services appears in your preferred language that you’ve set in your browser settings.

      Note

      The browser default only supports languages supported by the Amazon Web Services Management Console.

    • Choose the preferred language from the dropdown list, and then choose Save settings.

      The console text for all Amazon services appears in your preferred language.

To change the default language from the navigation bar
  1. Sign in to the Amazon Web Services Management Console.

  2. In the navigation bar, choose the settings icon.

  3. For Language, choose either Browser default or the preferred language from the dropdown list.