Configuring System Language

Article Number:020114

Select a display language used by the Kintone system from Language.

Types of Display Languages

The available display languages in Kintone are as follows:

  • Japanese
  • English
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Traditional Chinese
    Some screens may be displayed in English.

Language Configured at Trial or Purchase

English will be selected.

Items for Which System Language Is Used

E-mail Notification

The system language is used for the following e-mail notifications sent from Kintone.

  • E-mail notification telling that the audit log is generated
  • E-mail notification to a new user added by the administrator, telling about the login information
  • E-mail notification to a user, telling that his/her password was changed by the administrator

Default Language of "Localized Name"

The "Localized Name" option can be found in following two locations.

User Details

Screenshot: Edit User screen. The "Localized Name" field is highlighted

Department Details

Screenshot: A screen to edit department details. The "Localized Name" field is highlighted

API Error Messages

If both following conditions are met, an error message will be displayed in the system language.

  • The "accept-language" property of the HTTP header is not specified
  • The user running API has selected "Use Web browser settings" for the display language setting

Changing System Language

  1. Click gear shaped administration menu icon in the header.

  2. Click "Users & System Administration".
    Accessing Kintone Users & System Administration

  3. Click Locale.

  4. In "Language", select your language.
    Screenshot: "Language" is highlighted

  5. Click Save.