Changing the backend language¶
By default, TYPO3's backend is set to English with no additional languages available.
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Install an additional language pack¶
An additional language pack can be installed as an administrator in the backend:
Go to Admin Tools > Maintenance > Manage Languages Packs
Select Add Language and activate the new language:
The selected language is now available:
New in version 12.1.
config/system/settings.php file is write-protected, all
buttons are disabled and an info box is rendered.
Set the language as backend language for yourself¶
One of the available backend languages can be selected in your user account. Go to Toolbar (top right) > User Avatar > User Settings and select the new language from the field Language:
Save the settings and reload the browser content.
This change only applies to your account.
Change the backend language of another user¶
As an administrator you can change the backend language of another user.
Go to System > Backend Users
Select the user
Change the language
Select the new language from the field User Interface Language.