Windows 10 Tutorials 114 – How to Change Keyboard Language

Welcome to our series of Microsoft Windows 10 tutorials that help you understand the features of this new operating system by Microsoft.

This tutorial will show you how to change keyboard language in Windows 10.

Windows 10 gives you option to add and choose from one of 140 languages as your preferred keyboard language.

Once added, you can switch between multiple languages while typing text in app like MS Word 2016. You will first need to add a language pack before you can use it as keyboard language.

How to Change Keyboard Language in Windows 10:

  1. Open any app which requires input to be made from keyboard. For our example we will open Word 2016.
  2. From the extreme right side of the task bar, click on the ENG icon (it may be something else depending on your default display language).
    How to Change Keyboard Language
  3. Click on the language you want to use and the icon will change from ENG to that language’s default.
    How to Change Keyboard Language
  4. You can now type in Word 2016 using this new language.
  5. Follow same steps above to change back to English or any other language.
    How to Change Keyboard Language

How to Change Keyboard Language using Keyboard Shortcut:

  1. Open any app which requires input to be made from keyboard. For our example we will open Word 2016.
  2. Press Windows + Spacebar key.
  3. Click on Spacebar to cycle through various languages and choose the one you want to use.
  4. You can now type in Word 2016 using this new language.
    How to Change Keyboard Language
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