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I've set everything to German (!), but Firefox still assumes that I prefer Spanish although I do not speak Spanish!

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I've set everything to German (!), But Firefox still assumes that I prefer Spanish although I do not speak Spanish, probably because I installed Firefox for the first time, when I went on holiday with my notebook in Spain and used Spanish Wi-Fi. Since then, many platforms such as LinkedIn or Google always open up in Spanish for the first time. What can I do to ONLY get German or English at the first call of new pages? With the Chrome browser, the pages ALWAYS come in German or English, never in Spanish.

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Download Firefox For All languages And Systems {web link} Select the language you want.

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You could also delete cookies.

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Hello gxmx,

Are we to assume that you don't wish to continue this in the thread you started earlier (and where Franz_von_Suppé posted answers in your own language) :  ?

If so : let us know and a moderator can lock that thread.

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Clear the Cache and remove the Cookies from websites that cause problems via the "3-bar" Firefox menu button (Options/Preferences).

"Remove the Cookies" from websites that cause problems:

  • Options/Preferences -> Privacy & Security
    Cookies and Site Data -> Manage Data

"Clear the Cache":

  • Options/Preferences -> Privacy & Security
    Cookies and Site Data -> Clear Data -> Cached Web Content: Clear
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I have Google set to English (UK), the same for Microsoft and Firefox. Despite this (I live in Austria) GMail opens now in German, which I don't speak. I usually have to change languages twice!

It happened after a Firefox update a couple of months ago.

It sounds like others have similar problems.

[I wanted to log in to to ask for help, but my new Firefox warned me that the site did not have the proper permissions :-)]

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Hello qorval,

Would you try to use this link to post your question and start a new thread :

(you'll have to scroll down)

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@ qorval :

If you feel more comfortable posting on a German forum :