Documentation for JIRA 4.4. Documentation for other versions of JIRA is available too.

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The default language is set by your JIRA administrator (see Configuring JIRA Options), but you can personalise your JIRA account to use a language of your choice.

To choose a language:

  1. Click your user name at the top-right of the page to open your User Profile at the 'Summary' tab page.
  2. In the 'Preferences' section, click the edit icon at the top-right. The 'Updated User Preferences' dialog box opens.
  3. Select your language from the 'Language' drop-down list:

    Screenshot: Update User Preferences Dialog Box

  4. Click the 'Update' button.

Please also see Choosing a Default Language.