Windows 8 and 10 - Changing the Input Language
This document describes how to change the keyboard input language in Windows 8.
Adding an Input Language
Open the Control Panel:
- Windows 8 users see: Windows 8 - Accessing the Control Panel
- Windows 10 users see: Windows 10 - Accessing the Control Panel
Under Clock, Language, and Region, click Add a language.
Click the Add a language button.
Select the language you would click, then click Add.
- You should see the language you added appear in the list below.
Switching Between Languages
In the lower right corner of the screen, press the icon that has the character sequence representing the current language. This will allow you to switch languages.
Press Windows + I or move your mouse to the bottom left corner of the screen and click on the gear icon.
You can switch the input language two ways:
Press Alt + Shift.
Click on the language icon and then click on the language you would like to switch to to switch input languages.