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2087492 - Can I switch languages while proxied as another user? - SuccessFactors Platform


  • Users may notice that Options > Change Language is not available when proxying as another user


  • SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite


This is an expected behavior.


By system design, the proxy (logged in user) retains his or her own language when proxying as another user.

For example, if Admin User uses English and wishes to proxy as User B who uses Japanese, Admin User would still need to see the menu options, system labels, etc., in English in order to do what needs to be done. If Admin User is troubleshooting language issues or needs to check the pages in the user’s locale, he would first need to Change Language on his own account before proxying as the user.


KBA , sf proxy management , sf proxy , sf language , sf change language , LOD-SF-PLT , Foundational Capabilities & Tools , How To


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