Change the user interface language

Change the user interface language

Purpose of this article

You can enable users to select their desired interface language regardless the language settings in Office 365. The reason you would like to do this is because your users are not able to change their desired language in Office 365. Unfortunately this happens when your Azure AD is synchronized with AD using ADFS.

The following could be the case:
  1. Your preferred language is not set, resulting in erratic behavior of your interface language.
  2. Your preferred language is set, however you would like users to decide which language 

How it's done

Navigate to Organisation Settings and select "Users can select language". 

In the portal it'll look like this: 

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