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Work or school accounts

You can view or change your account settings in the My Account portal, such as language or time zone, from the Settings & Privacy page of the My Account portal.

Notes: If you see an error while signing in with a personal Microsoft account, you can still sign in by using the domain name for your organization (such as contoso.com) or the Tenant ID of your organization from your administrator in one of the following URLs:

  1. https://myaccount.microsoft.com?tenantId=your_domain_name
  • https://myaccount.microsoft.com?tenant=your_tenant_ID

View and manage your language and regional settings

  1. Sign in to your My Account portal with your work or school account.

  2. Select Settings & Privacy from the left navigation pane or select the View Settings And Privacy link from the Settings & Privacy block.

    My Account page, showing highlighted Settings and Privacy link

  3. Under Language & Region (preview), review or change the following settings:

  • Display language: The language used for buttons, menus, and some content in Microsoft websites.

  • Preferred languages: Languages you understand and use to create or consume content.

  • Regional format: Microsoft websites use this setting to format dates and times.

  • Time zone: Used to effectively schedule meetings in your Microsoft calendar.

After you change your display language, Microsoft recommends that you sign out and sign in to your work or school account to make sure your display language is refreshed.

Note: In some organizations, you can't manage the Display Language setting. If your display language is disabled,, reach out to your work or school account admin for assistance.
My Account page, showing Display Language settings are disabled for the organization

Next steps

After changing your My Account portal settings, you can:

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