How to Change Regional Format in Windows 11

Some of the Windows users have reported that certain applications on their system are not working properly all of a sudden and we have analyzed the issue and got to know that their region settings might have been the culprit. If the regional settings are not set as per your application requirement, then it might not work as it is expected to. If you are also facing the same issue and want to know how to change the regional format, then this post will guide you on how to do it in 2 ways.

How to Change Regional Format in Windows 11 Using Settings app


Step 1: Open Settings app on your system by pressing Windows + I keys together on your keyboard.

Step 2: Then, Select Time & language option from the left side menu of Settings app.


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Step 3: On the right side of the window, Select Language & region as shown in the below screenshot.


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Step 4: In the language & region page, under Region section Select dropdown option of Regional format as shown below.


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Step 5: Then, Select the appropriate regional format from the dropdown list as per your wish as shown below.


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Step 6: Close the Settings window.

That’s all. This is how you can change the regional format using Settings app on your system.


How to Change Regional Format in Windows 11 Using Control Panel


Step 1: Open Run dialog box by pressing Windows + R keys on your keyboard.

Step 2: Then, type intl.cpl in the run dialog box and press the Enter key to open Region settings window directly.


Run Intl.cpl Enter


Step 3: Click Formats tab and then, click Format dropdown option to see the dropdown list as shown below.


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Step 4: From the dropdown list, select the regional format you want to set as shown below.


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Step 5: After selecting the region format settings, Click Apply and OK to make changes.


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Step 6: Finally, Close the control panel window.

That’s how you can set regional format using Control Panel on your system.

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