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How to Switch Input Methods on Windows 10 PC

To switch which language you're using in Windows, select the language abbreviation at the far right of your taskbar, and then select the language or input method you want to use. You can also use some hot keys like: Windows logo + Spacebar, Shift + Alt, or Shift + Ctrl after changing the key sequence.

How to Switch Between Input Language with Default Hot Key

You can easily switch input methods on your Windows 10 PC with default hot key.

Option 1: Use Windows key + Spacebar

Switch input method

Option 2: Press Left Shift + Alt keys

The default hot key to change input language in Windows 10 is Left Alt+Shift. Press on these two hot keys, you can quickly change input languages in Windows 10.

Switch input methods with Shift + Alt keys

Option 3: Use on Touch Keyboard

Step 1: Click on the Touch Keyboard icon at the bottom right corner of Taskbar.

Open Touch Keyboard

Step 2: In Touch Keyboard, click Keyboard icon to display a menu of keyboards, then choose and change input language in Touch Keyboard.

Change input language

How to Change Language Bar Hot Keys in Control Panel

You can quickly change the input methods or input languages hot keys, replace Ctrl + Alt with Shift + Alt.

Step 1: Open Control Panel.

Right-click on Start icon, click Control Panel from the menu.

Open Control Panel

Step 2: Click on Change Input Methods link under Clock, Language, and Region.

Change Input Methods

Step 3: Click Advanced settings in the right side list.

Language input Advanced settings

Step 4: Browse to Switching input methods section, then click on Change language bar hot keys link.

Change language bar hot keys

Step 5: Click on the Change Key Sequence button to set new hot keys to switch input languages.

Change Key Sequence

Step 6: Switch input language default hot keys with Ctrl + Shift.

Switch input language

Press on Shift + Ctrl hot keys, you can quickly change input languages in Windows 10.

Change input languages