Choosing a default language
Changing the default language
- Choose > System.
- Select General Configuration to open the Administration page.
- Click the 'Edit Settings' button, then select the appropriate language in the drop-down box next to 'Default language'.
Any additional languages you have installed will appear in the list. See Translating JIRA.
Per-user language selection
Individual users can manage their user profile, which will override the default language (see above).
Overriding the default translations of issue types, resolutions, statuses, and priorities
Should you wish, you can easily specify your own translations for the values of the following JIRA issue fields:
- Issue type
Your specified translations will override the values specified in the JIRA translation.