Change the time zone and language settings in Outlook.com

Choose your version for instructions

The instructions are slightly different depending on whether or not you're using the Outlook.com beta. Choose which version of Outlook.com you're using to see the troubleshooting steps that apply to you.

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See Instructions for the Outlook.com beta.

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See Instructions for classic Outlook.com.

Instructions for the Outlook.com beta

Learn how to set your time zone, language, and the date and time format settings in the Outlook.com beta.

  1. Sign in to Outlook.com.

  2. At the top of the page, select Settings > View full settings.

  3. Select General > My Account.

    A screenshot of the Full settings menu

  4. Under Language and region, select the language, date format, time format, and time zone you want to use.

  5. Select Save.

Instructions for classic Outlook.com

Learn how to set your time zone, language, and the date and time format settings in Outlook.com.

  1. Sign in to Outlook.com.

  2. At the top of the page, select Settings > Options.

  3. Under Options, select General > Region and time zone.

    Under General, click Region and time zone

  4. Under Region and time zones settings, select the language, date and time formats, and the time zone you want to use.

  5. Select Save.

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