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Language Packs for SharePoint Server 2016

Language packs enable creation of sites and site collections in multiple languages without requiring separate installations of SharePoint Server 2016.

Important! Selecting a language below will dynamically change the complete page content to that language.

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    58.1 MB

    Language packs enable creation of sites and site collections in multiple languages without requiring separate installations of SharePoint Server 2016. Multiple language packs can be installed on the same server. Application of a Language Pack will not change the language of the installed Microsoft Server product, or the language of the administrative features.

    Note: You do not need to download a language pack for the language you installed. These language packs are to support creation of additional languages.
  • Supported Operating Systems

    Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019

    This download works with the following programs:
           • Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016
  • To start the download:

           1. Select the desired installation language from Select Language.
           2. Click the Download button.
           3. Click Save to copy the language pack setup program to your computer.

    To install the Language Pack for SharePoint Server 2016:

           1. Run the language pack setup program.
           2. On the Read the Microsoft Software License Terms page, review the terms, select the I accept the terms of this agreement check box, and then click Continue.
           3. The setup wizard runs and installs the language pack.
           4. Run the SharePoint 2016 Products Configuration Wizard, using the default settings.

    Note: If you do not run the SharePoint 2016 Products Configuration Wizard after you install a language pack, the language pack will not be installed properly.

    To run the SharePoint 2016 Products Configuration Wizard:

           1. Click Start, point to All apps, point to Microsoft SharePoint 2016 Products, and then click SharePoint 2016 Products Configuration Wizard.
           2. On the Welcome to SharePoint Products page, click Next.
           3. Click Yes in the dialog box that alerts you that some services might need to be restarted during configuration.
           4. If the Modify Server Farm Settings page appears, click Do not disconnect from this server farm, and then click Next.
           5. If the Modify SharePoint Central Administration Web Application Settings page appears, do not modify any of the default settings, and then click Next.
           6. If the Completing the SharePoint Products Configuration Wizard page appears, click Next.
           7. On the Configuration Successful page, click Finish.

    Instructions for use:

    Review Install or uninstall language packs for SharePoint Server 2016 for detailed setup instructions.

    To remove a language pack for SharePoint Server 2016:

           1. On the Start menu, click Control Panel.
           2. Click Uninstall a program.
           3. In the list of currently installed programs, select Language Pack for SharePoint and Project Server 2016 – [Language] and then click Uninstall.
           4. Click Yes to confirm that you want to remove the program.
           5. Click OK in the dialog box alerting you that this might result in partial loss of functionality for sites that depend on this language pack.
           6. After the language pack has been successfully uninstalled, click Close.

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