3 Steps to Change Currency Format in Windows 10

July 1, 2020 updated by Admin Leave a reply »

Incorrect currency showing on a website or an app? How can I change the default currency in Excel? The currency format displayed may be based on the region and currency settings in Windows. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to change the default currency format in Windows 10.

How to Change Currency Format in Windows 10

  1. Open the Settings app and type currency in the Search box, then click “Change the way currency is displayed” from the result. This will open the Region window.

    Or press the Windows key + R to open the Run dialog. Type intl.cpl and hit Enter.

  2. Under the Formats tab, click on the Additional settings button at the bottom.

  3. When the “Customize Format” dialog box appears, select the Currency tab. Pick up your desired currency format from the “Currency symbol” drop-down list and click OK.

    If your desired currency is not shown in the list, you can open the built-in Character Map app. Look for your currency symbol and then copy & paste it into the “Currency symbol” drop-down list.

That’s it!