Using multiple languages on your computer can be quite challenging, especially when you need to switch between keyboard languages. Windows 7 makes it easy to change keyboard languages by following a few simple steps. In this tutorial, we will guide you on how to change the keyboard language in Windows 7.
Step 1: Open the Region and Language settings
The first step to change the keyboard language is to access the Region and Language settings on your computer. You can do this by clicking on the Start button, then selecting Control Panel. In the Control Panel window, click on Clock, Language, and Region, then click on Region and Language.
Step 2: Change the keyboard input language
In the Region and Language window, you will find three tabs. Click on the Keyboards and Languages tab. Here, you can see a button labeled Change keyboards…. Click on this button to open the Text Services and Input Languages window.
In the Text Services and Input Languages window, under the General tab, you will find a section called Installed services. This is where you can add or remove keyboard input languages. Click on the Add button to open a list of available languages.
Scroll through the list to find the language you want to add, then click on the plus sign next to it to expand the options. You will see different keyboard layouts for each language. Check the box next to the keyboard layout you want to add, then click OK.
Now, you will see the newly added keyboard input language in the list of installed services. Click OK to save your changes and close the Text Services and Input Languages window.
Step 3: Switch between keyboard languages
Once you have added the desired keyboard language, you can easily switch between languages using a keyboard shortcut. The default shortcut for switching keyboard languages is Alt + Shift.
You can also change the keyboard language by clicking on the language icon in the taskbar, located near the system clock. A list of available languages will appear, and you can choose the one you want to use.
Changing the keyboard language on Windows 7 is a simple and straightforward process. You can easily add multiple languages and switch between them using keyboard shortcuts or the language icon in the taskbar. With these steps, you can comfortably use different keyboard languages on your Windows 7 computer.