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How to change the language for Spybot

November 9th, 2012

Spybot – Search & Destroy supports different languages. You can easily switch to your favorite available language using the instructions below.

To change Spybot’s language, open the Spybot Start Center and choose “Settings”:


Tick the checkbox next to “Advanced User Mode” if you do not see “Settings” in the Start Center.

You can also access it by right-clicking the system tray Spybot icon (the small Spybot 2 icon beside your system’s clock in the taskbar). You can then go to “Advanced Tools” → “Settings”.

Once “Settings” has been opened, switch to the “Language” tab and click on the desired language.


The language tab is one of the two tabs on the far left side of the Settings window.

Choose your desired language from the available options. Click “Apply” and “OK”, and restart Spybot for your changes to take effect.

FAQ Category: Languages, Settings, Spybot 2