Time zone and language settings in Outlook Web App

To set your time zone, language, and date and time formats, Sign in to Outlook Web App and do one of the following:

  • Go to Settings > Options > Settings > Regional


  • Go to Settings > Options > General > Region and time zone

Note: Changes to the language in Outlook Web App won't affect the language used in Office 365, Lync Online, or SharePoint Online. To learn how to set the language in those apps, see Change your display language (Office 365) or Change your language and region settings (Newsfeed, OneDrive, and Sites).

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Choose the language

  1. On the Regional or Region and time zone page, select the language you want to use in Outlook Web App.

  2. If you want to rename the default folders, select the check box next to Rename the default folders so their names match the specified language.

Set your Outlook Web App language and decide if you want to rename folders

The language you've set on your web browser doesn't affect the language used by Outlook Web App.

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Set the date and time formats

The options for date and time formats vary depending on the language you've chosen. Select the date and time formats from the lists.

Outlook Web App date and time format settings

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Set the time zone

Select the time zone you want to use from the list.

Outlook Web App time zone setting

If you change your time zone, you may want to use Calendar settings to adjust your working hours.

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