How to Set Shortcut to Change Keyboard Layout / Language in Windows 10?4 min readReading Time: 4 minutes
In Windows 10, you can set a keyboard shortcut to change the keyboard layout / language. This can be useful if you frequently switch between languages or if you want to quickly change the keyboard layout. Here’s how to do it:
If you’re using a keyboard made for a different language than your own, you’ll probably want to change the keyboard layout to match the language. Windows 10 makes this relatively easy to do.
To change the keyboard layout on Windows 10, first click on the Start button, then select Settings. In the Settings window, click on the Time & Language category.
Under the “Clock, Language, and Region” section, click on the “Region” link.
In the “Region” window, under the “Keyboards and Languages” tab, click on the “Change keyboards…” button.
In the “Text Services and Input Languages” window, click on the “Language Bar” tab.
Under the “Show the Language bar on the desktop” section, select the “Floating on the desktop” option.
Click on the “OK” button to save your changes.
Now, whenever you need to change the keyboard layout, simply click on the keyboard icon in the Language bar and select the desired layout from the menu.
How to add a language to your keyboard on Windows 10
If you’re multilingual or simply need to type in a different language other than your own, you can add new keyboard layouts in Windows 10 to make it easier. This tutorial will show you how to add or remove keyboard layouts for all users in Windows 10.
When you add a new keyboard layout in Windows 10, it’ll be available to all users on the PC. If you only want to add it for your own user account, you can do so from the Settings app.
To add a new keyboard layout in Windows 10, use these steps:
Click on Time & Language.
Click on Language.
Under the “Input language” section, use the Add a language drop-down menu and select the new language you want to add.
Once you’ve selected the new language, click on the Next button.
Check the install language pack and keyboard options.
Click on the Install button.
After you complete the steps, the language will download on your computer, and you can start using the new keyboard layout or change the Windows display language.
How to remove a language from your keyboard on Windows 10
If you want to remove a language from your keyboard on Windows 10, follow these steps:
1. Open the Settings app.
2. Navigate to Time & Language.
3. On the left side, select Language.
4. On the right side, find the language you want to remove from your keyboard and click on the three dots.
5. Select Remove.
Repeat these steps for each language you want to remove.
How to change your keyboard shortcuts on Windows 10
If you’re using a Windows 10 computer, you can change your keyboard shortcuts to anything you want. Here’s how:
1. Press the Windows button on your keyboard, then type in “control panel.”
2. In the Control Panel, go to “All Control Panel Items,” then select “Region.”
3. In the Region window, go to the “Keyboards and Languages” tab.
4. Under “Keyboards,” click “Change keyboards.”
5. In the “Change Keyboards” window, click “Add.”
6. Select the keyboard you want to use from the list and click “OK.”
7. In the “Keyboard Layout” section, select the keyboard layout you want to use.
8. In the “Shortcut” section, click “Change Key Sequence.”
9. In the “Change Key Sequence” window, select the “Keyboard Layout” tab.
10. Under “Keyboard Layout,” select the keyboard layout you want to use.
11. Under “Shortcut,” select the shortcut you want to use.
12. Click “OK.”
13. In the “Change Keyboards” window, click “OK.”
14. In the “Region” window, click “OK.”
How to change the default keyboard layout on Windows 10
If you’re using a Windows 10 PC, you can change the keyboard layout by going to the “Settings” menu. Click on “Time & Language”, then “Region & Language”. Under “Language”, click on your current language and then select “Options”. From here, you can add a new keyboard layout by clicking on the “+” sign. Select the keyboard layout you want to use from the list and then click “OK”.
How to reset your keyboard layout on Windows 10
If you’re using a Windows 10 computer, there may be times when you need to reset your keyboard layout. This can be useful if you’ve inadvertently changed your keyboard layout, or if you simply want to use a different layout than the one you’re currently using.
There are a few different ways to reset your keyboard layout on Windows 10. One way is to go to the Control Panel and select “change keyboard language.” Another way is to use the keyboard shortcut Windows+Spacebar.
If you want to change your keyboard layout on a per-application basis, you can use the registry editor to change the default keyboard layout for each application.
1. Go to the Start Menu and search for “regedit.”
2. Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Input Method.
3. Right-click on the “Preload” value and select “Modify.”
4. Enter the name of the keyboard layout you want to use as the default.
5. Click “OK” and restart the application.