How to Change Excel Online Language

Change  Excel Online’s Language

Over the past years – Excel-Practice-Online received Emails from users facing a problem that their formulas are configured in non-English languages. While results may be correct, it can cause issues with checking if your formula is correct or not.


Let’s assume that you are from Norway and you get formulas in Norwegian. in this case, instead of SUM you’d probably get the formula SUMMER, which is the same formula in Norwegian.


How can you change Excel Online’s language to English?

  1. Change your OneDrive settings – Go to your onedrive account settings, and change the default language to English.
  2. Use incognito mode (private browsing).
  3. Alternatively, you can use Microsoft’s Formula Translator to understand which English Formula you should use.


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