How to Change Facebook Language Settings on iPhone and Android

Do you know that you can change Facebook language settings on iPhone and Android devices? Depending on your needs, you can customize the language-translation preferences in the social networking app. For instance, you can fine-tune the language and region settings and the language into which you would want your posts to be translated. What’s more, you also have the option to choose the languages that you don’t want to be automatically translated. If that’s exactly what you are looking for, let me show you how to personalize the language settings of Facebook.

Customize Facebook Language Translation Preferences on iOS and Android

Whether you are using Android or rocking iOS, the steps are the same for both mobile operating systems.

Step 1. To get started, open the Facebook Messenger app on your iPhone or Android device.

Step 2. Now, tap on your profile that appears in the upper-left corner of the screen.

Step 3. Next, scroll down and choose Account Settings.

open the Facebook Messenger app


  • Alternatively, you can go to Facebook app -> menu -> Settings & Privacy -> Settings.

Step 4. Next up, choose Translation for posts.

Step 5. Up next, you will be directed to where you will need to sign in to your account.

Step 6. Finally, you will get the option to customize your language translation preferences to your liking.

choose Translation for posts
  • Language and region settings
  • Language for buttons, titles, and other text from Facebook for this account on
  • Language into which you would like to have posts translated
  • Languages for which you do not want to be offered translations
  • Languages that you do not want to be automatically translated

Now, do the needful and you are good to go!

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Why is Facebook crashing on my iPhone?

Ensure that your iPhone is running the updated version of Facebook. Navigate to the App Store -> tap on your profile -> find Facebook and then hit the Update button right next to it.

2. How do you enable dark mode in Facebook on iPhone?

Open the Facebook app on your iOS device -> tap on the menu icon at the bottom right corner of the screen -> scroll down to the bottom of the screen and choose Settings & privacy -> tap on Dark Mode and then choose ON.

Wrapping up…

There you have it! So, that’s how you can perfectly fine-tune the language-translation preferences in the Facebook app on your iOS or Android devices. With over 2.5 billion users, Facebook remains by far the most popular social networking platform. What makes it stand out from the rest is a plethora of features including hot and trending videos. Let me know the thing you like most about this social networking app.

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