This post shows students and new users the steps to install an input language keyboard in Windows 11. When you add an input language keyboard in Windows, you set a language preference order for websites and apps and change your keyboard language.
Once you install a language in Windows, the language’s default keyboard layoLanguagealso be installed. You can also install additional keyboards for language-specific key layouts and input options.
When you have multiple input language keyboards, you can switch the keyboard layout by pressing and holding the Windows key and then repeatedly pressing the Spacebar to cycle through all your installed keyboards.
You can also select the language abbreviation in your taskbar and choose the language or input method you want to use.
How to learn how to install a language in Windows 11, read the post below:
How to install a language in Windows 11
To change a display language in Windows 11, read this post:
How to change a display language in Windows 11
To remove a language, read the post below:
How to remove a language in Windows 11
How to add language keyboard in Windows 11
As mentioned above, one can add an input language keyboard in Windows 11, so they can set a language-preference order for websites and apps, as well as change your keyboard language.
Below is how to do that:
Windows 11 has a centralized location for the majority of its settings. From system configurations to creating new users and updating Windows, all can be done from the System Settings pane.
To get to System Settings, you can use the Windows key + I shortcut or click on Start ==> Settings, as shown in the image below:
Alternatively, you can use the search box on the taskbar and search for Settings. Then select to open it.
Windows Settings pane should look similar to the image below. For example, click Time & language in Windows Settings, Language the right pane, and select the Language & region tile to expand it.
On the Language & region settings pane, under Language, Languages Preferred languages tile, select the language Language the Keyboard you want, then select Options (ellipses or 3-dots).
Under Keyboards, click the Add a keyboard button on the Installed keyboards tile. If you don’t see the Keyboard you want, you may have to add a new language to get additional options.
Next, select the Keyboard for the language Language to install
Now when you look under Keyboard for your preferred language option, you should see additional input keyboards you installed.
You can select the language abbreviation in your taskbar and choose the language or input method you want to use.
That should do it! You have successfully installed an input language keyboard in Windows 11.
This post showed you how to install input language keyboards in Windows 11. Please use the comment form below if you find any errors above or have something to add.