If the current country or region information is wrong, you can change it. Here are the steps to change the region or country in Windows 11.
When you first install or upgrade Windows 11, you are asked to set the country or region. It is one of the initial setup requirements. Choosing the correct region is important because the available apps, settings, and configurations change depending on the country. For example, depending on your region, you might have access to specific apps, applications with different names, different system language, etc.
If the current region or country setting in Windows 11 is wrong, you must change it accordingly. For instance, if you moved to a new region, adjusting it accordingly helps you. The good thing is that it is straightforward to change the region in Windows 11. All it takes is a couple of clicks in the Windows 11 Settings app, and the job is done.
Let me show you the steps to change the region in Windows 11 with screenshots without further delay.
Change the region or country in Windows 11
Being a crucial option, you can change the region or country in Windows 11 from the Settings app. Specifically from the language & region section. Let me show you where to find the region option in Windows 11 and how to change it.
- Use “Start + I” to open Settings.
- Choose “Time & Language” on the sidebar.
- Choose the “Language & Region” option.
- Select the region from the “Country & region” dropdown.
- Changes are saved automatically.
- With that, you have successfully changed the region in Windows 11.
As with most things, we must first open the Windows 11 Settings app. You can use the “Start key + I” keyboard shortcut or click the “Settings” icon on the Start menu.
In the Settings app, choose “Time & Language” on the sidebar. As the name implies, this section is where you will find most options to change and control Windows 11’s time, language, region, typing, speech, etc.
Find and click the “Country & region” option on this page. This is where you can configure settings like the display language, country, regional format, and more.
Choose the country or region from the “Country or region” dropdown menu.
As soon as you select the country of your choice, the changes are saved automatically. You can close the Settings app.
Finally, reboot the computer, and you are done. With that, you have successfully changed the region or country in Windows 11.
That is all. It is that simple to change region or country in Windows 11.
I hope this simple and easy Windows 11 how-to guide helped you.
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