How To Change Keyboard Language In Windows 10

Introduction

Windows 10 allows you to add one or multiple keyboard languages/layouts. The language of your keyboard layout controls the characters that appear on your screen when you type. By using the different layouts, you can type all the characters for the language, including diacritics such as the umlaut (ä) in German and the tilde (ñ) in Spanish.

When you need to type something in a different(foreign) languages instead of English, you can add and change your keyboard language at any time from English to Urdu, English to Punjabi, US to Hindi, and US to UK, etc. by modifying a few settings in the Windows Control Panel or Windows Settings.

There are two methods to help you add the Keyboard Language in Windows 10 easily and quickly.

Method 1 - Through Control Panel

With the help of Control Panel, users can add multiple keyboard languages/layouts in Windows 10 PC. Follow the below instructions to proceed.

Step 1

Press the "Windows + X" key, and click on Control Panel to open it.

Step 2

Select "Add a language" option.

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Step 3

After clicking on the 'Add a language' option, the 'Language' window will appear on the screen and then you can add a language by selecting the 'Add a language' Button.

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Step 4

Choose the language you wish to add and then click on Add Button.

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Method 2 - Through System Settings

With the help of System Settings, users can add one or more keyboard layouts in Windows 10 PC. Follow the below instructions to proceed.

Step 1

From the Start menu, select Settings.

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Step 2

Select Time & Language.

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Step 3

Click on "Add a language" and choose the language that you wish to add.

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Step 4

Click on the "Options" button to proceed.

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Step 5

Under the "Keyboards" section, click the "Add a keyboard" button to proceed.

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Step 6

Select the new keyboard that you want to add.

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How to change the keyboard layout in Windows 10

There are 2 ways to help you change the Keyboard Layout in Windows 10 easily and quickly.

Step 1

Click the keyboard layout button on the notification area of the taskbar.

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Step 2

Select the layout/language that you want to use.

Note:

Alternatively, you can also use the "Windows key + Spacebar" keyboard shortcut to quickly change between the available keyboard layouts.

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By following the above steps, the Keyboard Language(Layout) can be changed in Windows 10 PC.

Conclusion

By following any of the above methods, users can add or change the keyboard layouts in Windows 10.

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