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2317562 - To update the language preferences on the LMS User Login page


How to enable the language preference on the LMS user login page.


SuccessFactors Learning Management System (LMS) - All Supported Versions since b1508


Provide the users the ability to choose the language preference in the LMS login page:

There is a configuration setting within LMS that provides the Language translation option on the user login page

To enable this feature:

  1. Naviagte System Admin > Configuration > System Configuration > LMS_ADMIN
  2. Update the value of "showPreferenceSelectorInDefaultHeader" to true and Apply Changes
  3. Refresh the User Login page. You should now see the Language preference drop down available for selection.



For some users the login page will be in a particular language but for others, it is in some other language. How to modify this:

It is based on the browser settings. Please check

In many cases, the initial browser setting will meet your needs. For example, if you have a Japanese version of a browser, the browser typically assumes that you prefer pages in Japanese, and sends this information to the server. The details below tell you how to discover and change the language preferences if you need to.

In the browser, if you remove the Japanese language or move it down the preference in the browser language settings (it is specific to Chrome, Firefox and IE) and give preference to English. The users would see the login page only in English.

For Chrome it is at: Tools > Settings > Languages > Language and input settings > Ensure that English is on the top

For Firefox it is at: Tools > Options > Languages > Choose ... > Ensure that English is on the top


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