How to Change Language in Microsoft Access 2010


In this tutorial, we will guide you on how to change the language in Microsoft access 2010.

Step 1 – Click on the continue button

First of all, you need to download the language package for this tutorial. We have already downloaded the French language pack from Microsoft’s official website.

Now let’s run the installer. At the beginning, you will be shown this screen over here. Let’s select the Microsoft office language pack 2010 and click on the Continue button.

Continue button

Step 2 – Agree to license

In the next window, you will be required to agree to the license agreements. With that done, we can move to the next step.

Agree to terms of service

Step 3 – Install button

With that done, it will ask you the type installation you want. Over there, we will select the first option.

Choose to install

Step 4 – Find MS Access

When the installation has completed, click on the Start button and in search bar, type Ms Access and hit the enter key. This will open up Microsoft access.

Search for MS Access

Step 5 – Go to options

Over there in the pane towards the left side, click on Options.

View options

Step 6 – Go to the languages tab

When the Access Options window opens up, move to the languages tab.

Languages tab

Step 7 – Set as default

Over there, we will set the display language first. For that, select the French option over here and click on the “set as default” button.

Set as default option

Step 8 – Set as default

If you want to view the help contents in French, select the French option in the help languages section and set it as default.

Select french

Step 9 – Add language

Now let’s move on to the editing languages section. Open up the drop down menu and let’s select the French option over here. With that done, you will have to click on the “Add” button to add the language to the application.

Choose editing languages

Step 10 – Set the language as default

Now you can select the language and set it as default.

Choose the language as default

Step 11 – Restart the application

Now you can click on OK to close the options window and a notification will be displayed to you, asking you to restart the application for the changes to take effect.

Reboot the application

Step 12 – Language changed

Now let’s open up Microsoft access again, and now you will see that the language has now changed to French.

Language change successful

Step 13 – Help in French

Let’s click on the question mark icon and you will see that the contents of the help section will also be displayed in French.

Help in changed language

Step 14 – Input language changed

Now let’s start working on a new project and over there, you can see that the input language has also changed to French.

And that’s it.

Input language change successful