Change Language for AD Synced users

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Occasional Contributor

It looks like AD synced users are not able to change their language... So I have added an entry on UserVoice for this -> https://onedrive.uservoice.com/forums/262982-onedrive/suggestions/31989877-allow-ad-synced-users-to-...

If you agree... please vote! :)

 

Thanks,

Eduardo

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Very strange...can you add some screenshots? Are you talking about the language in Office 365, ODFB or both? In my corporate tenant with have Azure AD Connect deployed and I can change user's language with no problems
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I can't change it anywhere... Here is a screenshot:

 

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Hi Eduardo, currently it seems this topic is not a big priority, however Im facing the same situation in a hybrid environment. Our users cannot change their language because they are synchronizated users using AD Connet.
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Hi there.

 

The setting must be set in AD for the user (by admin) see more here:

https://support.microsoft.com/da-dk/help/4018959/how-to-set-language-and-region-settings-for-office-...

 

It can be done in PowerShell:

Get-ADUser -Filter * -Properties mail, PreferredLanguage | where { ($_.mail -ne $Null) -and ($_.PreferredLanguage -ne "en-US") } | ForEach-Object {Set-ADUser $_.SAMAccountName –replace @{PreferredLanguage="en-US"}}

 

This example finds all AD users with a value in the "mail" field and where the the "PreferredLanguage" is not equal to "en-US" and sets it to that value.