Windows 10: Changing keyboard layout

Windows 10: Changing keyboard layout

How do I change the keyboard layout?

You can configure your keyboard to use different language and keyboard formats. You can add multiple keyboard layouts and switch between them when needed. Use the following steps to add a language, set a default language, and switch between keyboard layouts:

Add a keyboard language:

  1. Click the Start Start menu and select Settings.
  2. Select Time & language.
  3. Click Region & language in the left column.
  4. Select Add a language.
  5. Choose the language you want to add and select a country for the language.

Set a default keyboard layout:

  1. Click the Start Start menu and select Settings.
  2. Select Time & language.
  3. Click Region & language in the left column.
  4. Under Languages click the language you want as default and click Set as default.

Switch keyboard layouts:

Method 1:

  1. Click the language name in the lower right.
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  2. Select the keyboard layout you want to use.

Method 2:

Press and hold the Windows key while you press the Space bar to change the language.