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change language

I used to have todoist in english and it worked well withe the dates/time.
I don't know since when, but it automatically switched to french. I noticed some mistakes.
I'd like to put it back to english but i don't know how to set this up?
Please let me know

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Randolph Miller  premium
Replied on Apr 03, 2013 - 15:55 UTC

At the bottom right side of the 'Today' or '7 day' Todoist screen you should see five links: [doist.io]; [current language]; [Privacy Policy]; [About us]; [Support] (from left to right)

Click the [current language] link and re-select English.

Hope this helps!

cyril trebuchet  premium
Replied on Apr 03, 2013 - 17:08 UTC

Thank you but this doesn't change the language in the imac app and neither in the iphone app

Randolph Miller  premium
Replied on Apr 03, 2013 - 17:35 UTC


Sorry about that! I should have qualified that the information given was applicable to the web version.

Sorry, but I can't speak to either the imac or the iphone app ...

The Support Team here is very good, so they should be with you shortly.

David Trey  staff
Replied on Apr 03, 2013 - 18:57 UTC

Hello Cyril,

The iPhone app uses your phone's language settings. Please let us know if your phone is set to English and you still see our app in French.

As for the Mac app, please try to click on the docked TD icon, choose Logout and when you're on the login page, you'll see the "Francais" link at the bottom where you can set the language for this app.

Best regards,

cyril trebuchet  premium
Replied on Apr 03, 2013 - 21:32 UTC

Thank you for your answer.
My iPhone is set to French but I'd like the app in English. I noticed many problems for dates/time, so I'd rather have it in English.

David Trey  staff
Replied on Apr 03, 2013 - 22:45 UTC


Unfortunately, that's not possible right now, but we will consider adding such option in the next revision of our app.

Furthermore, we would greatly appreciate if you could post some examples of what date or time issues you've experienced so we can fix them.

Best regards,

Jonathan Bartlett  premium
Replied on May 14, 2013 - 18:55 UTC

Language option before login in does not seem to work today. I live in Spain and the only option is Spanish. I tried the usual link for languages but it does not work.

Please could you check this.

Thank you

Brendon Wadey  staff
Replied on May 14, 2013 - 19:21 UTC

Hi Jonathan,

I can confirm that the language link is not working. I have let the developers know about this.


Brendon Wadey  staff
Replied on May 14, 2013 - 19:36 UTC

This should be fixed now.


Jennie Olsson
Replied on Oct 16, 2014 - 07:56 UTC

Have you changed the settings so that it is possible to change the app language?

Clyde Romo  staff
Replied on Oct 16, 2014 - 08:41 UTC

Hi Jennie,

Are you trying to change it in the web or any of our add-in/extension? In the web, you can just go to TODOIST SETTING → GENERAL and then change the language from there.


Replied on Oct 21, 2014 - 23:26 UTC

Hi, when i downloaded the ToDoist app on my iphone and signed in via my gmail, all the text was islamic or arabic, i couldnt tell which button i should press so i had to guess, finally got through and then everything was back to english...seems okay now, but thought i'd let you know as this seemed a bit strange. I'm in australia. english is the language on my iphone and on my todoist app on gmail account. cheers michelle