Restore Facebook language to English

Somehow (?) FaceBook language changed to Siberian. Looked at several web sites (Change FaceBook language to English) - none worked, could not find icons/links referred to. Currently using 'translation' facility, not satisfactory - sloooow!

MARSPATHRetired EE/Computers/ITAsked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Check in Windows Control Panel, Regional Settings that your Windows System is set to English.

If Windows is English, then Internet Explorer will be English. Go into IE, View, Encoding and make sure it is set for Unicode and Left to Right.

Now go into Facebook and your Profile and make sure your location is in an English speaking country.

Try these things.
MARSPATHRetired EE/Computers/ITAuthor Commented:
Problem originated Chrome on Dell Laptop, so user could always log into FaceBook when starting Chrome.

With another setup [OS X 10.10.5, Parallels 11, Win 8.1] MSIE 11, control panel show MSIE language as English.

Yet another setup, WIN 7 PC / IE 11 - same problem - all except most of 'Friend's' text is Siberian

Facebook panels (links?) are English, text above each panel is Siberian (?). Generally a confusing mix of languages.

>> Now go into Facebook and your Profile

All FaceBook (except as above) text is Siberian! how do I find Profile? Cannot find English language help!

See attached file to illustrate this problem.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Perhaps Restore to a Prior Point (Action Center) to see if that fixes it.

Perhaps uninstall Chrome and use only Internet Explorer until you sort it out.
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MARSPATHRetired EE/Computers/ITAuthor Commented:
Using Safari 8.08

1. How to change the language on Facebook?

This tutorial will help you to change the language on Facebook if you never tried to do so:
Open Facebook on your browser :
In the bottom left of the page click on the language you are using for example: English (U.S).
Then a window will appear to choose the language you want.
Then you will notice the Facebook language will change [**NO** - it was already English(US)] and you can login...


3. Select English (US) at bottom of this page - no change

4. Select French at bottom of page - no change

This is a most vexing problem desperately need a viable solution. Different browsers/versions/select language make no difference.

I also observe same issue with Firefox 40.0.3 browser on another Mac OS X 10.10.5

I am able to open my personal FaceBook with no language issues.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I think you need to change your location in Facebook. I looked all over and do not see a language capability. Facebook thinks they know who you are and what language you speak based on location.  

You are seeing this on multiple computers including non-Windows, so it MUST be Facebook (for certain) and it looks to be by location (I cannot find a separate language setting). I will look again.

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MARSPATHRetired EE/Computers/ITAuthor Commented:
I am able to open my personal FaceBook with no language issues.

With Safari snd logging into my personal account, if I search for other (was wrong language) account, the language is English(US) - Explain this??
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
It is tied to who you are and where you live. You need to look at all the possible settings.
MARSPATHRetired EE/Computers/ITAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your help ! Not sure how I got to correct (path) page, but your advice got me there.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@MARSPATH - Thanks for the update and you are very welcome.
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