How to change the language in Steam

How to change the language in Steam

If you want to change your language preferences on Steam for the Steam client or a specific game, follow the simple process we describe below.

How to change the language of the Steam client?

  • Open Steam and log in.
  • Click on Steam in the top menu bar (the upper left of Steam on Windows, or in the menu bar above Steam on OSX).
  • Go to the Settings option (Preferences on OSX).
  • Go to the Interface tab.
  • Select the language you wish to use from the drop-down menu.
  • Click OK and then select the option to Restart Steam.
  • Once Steam restarts, you will be able to use Steam and Valve games in the language which you selected.
  • If you have games installed that support the language you have selected, files for that language may need to be downloaded before you can play.

How to change the language of a Steam game?

  • Open Steam, log in, and go to the Stean Library.
  • Right-click the game title and select Properties...
  • Go to the Language tab.
  • Select the language you wish to use from the drop-down menu.
  • If the game supports the language you have selected, files for that language may need to be downloaded before you can play.

Note: Some languages may not be available for some games so check the Steam store page for the game to see which languages are supported.