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Change Windows Terminal Language in Windows 11

Windows Terminal is a modern host application for the command-line shells you already love, like Command Prompt, PowerShell, and bash (via Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)). Its main features include multiple tabs, panes, Unicode and UTF-8 character support, a GPU accelerated text rendering engine, and the ability to create your own themes and customize text, colors, backgrounds, and shortcuts.

Windows Terminal uses the system default language by default, but you can select a preferred language to use in Windows Terminal instead.

This tutorial will show you how to change the Windows Terminal language for your account in Windows 10 and Windows 11.

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Turn On or Off Use Different Keyboard Layout for each App Window in Windows 11

In Windows, you can change your keyboard layout to type in another language or input method you want to use..

The language of your keyboard layout controls the characters that appear on your screen when you type. By using the different layouts, you can type all the characters for the language, including diacritics such as the umlaut (√§) in German and the tilde (√Ī) in Spanish.

When you add a language, the default keyboard layout for the language will be installed by default.

You can install additional keyboards for language-specific key layouts and input options. Adding an input language lets you set a language-preference order for websites and apps, as well as change your keyboard language.

When you have more than one language and/or keyboard layout installed, you can change your keyboard layout via the Language Bar or press the Win + Spacebar keys to cycle through all your installed keyboards.

When you change your keyboard layout, it gets applied globally to your account by default in Windows 11. If you like, you can use a different input method for each app window instead.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off use a different keyboard layout for each app window for your account in Windows 11.

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Show Language Bar on Desktop or Taskbar in Windows 11

In Windows, you can change your keyboard layout to type in another language or input method you want to use..

The language of your keyboard layout controls the characters that appear on your screen when you type. By using the different layouts, you can type all the characters for the language, including diacritics such as the umlaut (√§) in German and the tilde (√Ī) in Spanish.

When you add a language, the default keyboard layout for the language will be installed by default.

You can install additional keyboards for language-specific key layouts and input options. Adding an input language lets you set a language-preference order for websites and apps, as well as change your keyboard language.

When you have more than one language and/or keyboard layout installed, you can change your keyboard layout via the Language Bar or press the Win + Spacebar keys to cycle through all your installed keyboards.

This tutorial will show you how to use the desktop language bar on taskbar language bar for your account in Windows 11.

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Change Default Input Method Override in Windows 11

In Windows, you can change your keyboard layout to type in another language or input method you want to use..

The language of your keyboard layout controls the characters that appear on your screen when you type. By using the different layouts, you can type all the characters for the language, including diacritics such as the umlaut (√§) in German and the tilde (√Ī) in Spanish.

When you add a language, the default keyboard layout for the language will be installed by default.

You can install additional keyboards for language-specific key layouts and input options. Adding an input language lets you set a language-preference order for websites and apps, as well as change your keyboard language.

If you want to use an input method that’s different than the first one on your language list, then you can set a default input method override.

The default input method override setting specifies a default input method for the current user account. If no override setting is used, the input method is dynamically determined from the language list of the current user account.

Your default keyboard layout or input method is the one that’s automatically used at sign in with the language you see Windows in (for example, the QWERTY keyboard for American English). You can still manually change your keyboard layout with a specified default input method override.

This tutorial will show you how to set a default input method override for your account in Windows 11.

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Change Keyboard Layout in Windows 11

In Windows, you can change your keyboard layout to type in another language or input method you want to use..

The language of your keyboard layout controls the characters that appear on your screen when you type. By using the different layouts, you can type all the characters for the language, including diacritics such as the umlaut (√§) in German and the tilde (√Ī) in Spanish.

When you add a language, the default keyboard layout for the language will be installed by default.

You can install additional keyboards for language-specific key layouts and input options. Adding an input language lets you set a language-preference order for websites and apps, as well as change your keyboard language.

When you have more than one language and/or keyboard layout installed, you can change your keyboard layout via the Language Bar or press the Win + Spacebar keys to cycle through all your installed keyboards.

This tutorial will show you how to change the keyboard layout for your account in Windows 11.

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Add or Remove Keyboard Layout for Input Language in Windows 11

In Windows, you can change your keyboard layout to type in another language or input method you want to use..

The language of your keyboard layout controls the characters that appear on your screen when you type. By using the different layouts, you can type all the characters for the language, including diacritics such as the umlaut (√§) in German and the tilde (√Ī) in Spanish.

When you add a language, the default keyboard layout for the language will be installed by default.

You can install additional keyboards for language-specific key layouts and input options. Adding an input language lets you set a language-preference order for websites and apps, as well as change your keyboard language.

When you have more than one language and/or keyboard layout installed, you can change your keyboard layout via the Language Bar or press the Win + Spacebar keys to cycle through all your installed keyboards.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove a keyboard layout for input language for your account in Windows 11.

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Remove Language in Windows 11

In Windows 11, you can add languages to install with optional language features and preferences such as:

  • Language pack¬†= Contains the latest Windows translations. Installing the language pack adds the language to your list of Windows display languages.
  • Windows Display Language¬†= Windows features like Settings and File Explorer will appear in this language. Requires language pack to be installed.
  • Text-to-speech¬†= Narrates what’s on your screen.
  • Speech recognition¬†= Enables you to talk instead of type and requires text-to-speech to be installed.
  • Handwriting¬†= Recognizes when you write on your device.
  • Keyboard¬†= The default keyboard for the language will be enabled.
  • Basic typing¬†= Provides the available spellcheckers and dictionaries.
  • Optical character recognition¬†= Extracts text from images so you can interact with it.

This tutorial will show you how to completely remove a language and all of its optional language features for your account in Windows 11.

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Add a Language in Windows 11

In Windows 11, you can add languages to install with optional language features and preferences such as:

  • Language pack¬†= Contains the latest Windows translations. Installing the language pack adds the language to your list of Windows display languages.
  • Windows Display Language¬†= Windows features like Settings and File Explorer will appear in this language. Requires language pack to be installed.
  • Text-to-speech¬†= Narrates what’s on your screen.
  • Speech recognition¬†= Enables you to talk instead of type and requires text-to-speech to be installed.
  • Handwriting¬†= Recognizes when you write on your device.
  • Keyboard¬†= The default keyboard for the language will be enabled.
  • Basic typing¬†= Provides the available spellcheckers and dictionaries.
  • Optical character recognition¬†= Extracts text from images so you can interact with it.

This tutorial will show you how to add a language for your account in Windows 11.

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Enable or Disable Website Access to Language List in Windows 11

Some websites may have their content available in different languages. Windows can share information about your preferred language list with websites so that they can have the opportunity to respect your language preferences without you having to independently set them for each site.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off website access to the language list for your account in Windows 11.

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