How to Change Language on Messenger

There are a lot of instant messaging apps available on the internet, but Messenger is one of the most popular Instant Messaging applications ever made, Its default language is English. 

Your Facebook account allows you to communicate with all your friends by sending video/audio calls, gifs, stickers, and more.

As Messenger has global users and a majority of the population using it, it makes sense to be available in several languages. The app is available in 39 languages, like French, German, Ukrainian, Spanish, and Portuguese. 

With Messenger, you can customize your messages by changing emojis, unarchiving messages, etc., and make it the default message app on Android and iPhone.

There are many people who are not comfortable with the default language of Messenger. If you would like to change the language, here are steps on how to change the language on Messenger.

Can I change the language on Facebook Messenger?

You can change Messenger’s language by tweaking the device settings or your Facebook account settings. 

Why is it necessary to change the language on Messenger?

People don’t feel comfortable with Messenger’s default language. Although Messenger does not offer language options, you can change the language of the user’s device. It is not possible to speak English to everyone from different geological areas because different languages are spoken in those areas.

How to Change Language on Messenger

Android Phone Language Change Method:

Open your Android phone’s Settings.

Select the  language and region

Click on Language.

Select the preferred language from the list.

Once you selected the language, click Done. When you open the messenger app, you will see its language has changed.

iPhone Language Change Method:

On your iPhone or iPad, open the Settings app.

Tap “Language & Region“.

Once you’ve selected the language, open Messenger.

Once you confirm your language selection, the required app’s language will be changed on messenger. 

PC Messenger Language Change Method:

Click on the messenger application.

Select the Messenger icon in the top right corner.

Select Messenger and click your profile icon.

Click on ‘Preferences’.

Tap on the Language 

Choose your preferred language.

Now that you have closed and restarted the application, you can use your preferred language on your required app.

Through a Facebook  web browser

You can log in to your Facebook account by opening your browser on your PC or laptop 

Click on the dropdown arrow.

Click on Settings & Privacy

Click on  Language.

Choose ‘Edit’ under ‘Facebook language‘.

You can select your preferred language by clicking the drop-down arrow.

Click on ‘Save changes’.

Is it possible to change the language on Your Messenger without changing the language on my device?

Unfortunately, you cannot change Messenger’s language because there is no option to do so. You must change the language of your device.

What is the best way to use Messenger on a PC?

Messenger can be downloaded from the Microsoft Store or used using an android emulator.

Is it possible to change the language only while typing?

Yes, It is possible to change the keyboard language by itself.


Using this feature, you will be able to choose a language that is more comfortable for you. Messenger will be able to be used globally in any language with this feature. If you have any questions about any of the steps, you can ask them in the comment section, and I will respond as soon as possible.