How to Add / Remove / change Keyboard Layout in Windows 11

Windows 11 operating system provides a feature which enables users to add their regional language on their system. They can add not only the language, but also the keyboard layout that can be very convenient to the users to type anything effortlessly. Windows 11 by default comes with English (United States) but you can add or remove any other language and its keyboard layout anytime. In this article, we are going to show you how you can change or add or remove the keyboard layout in Windows 11.

How to Add Language and Keyboard Layout in Windows 11

Step 1: Press Win key on your keyboard and type settings.

Step 2: Click on Settings app from the search results as shown below.


Open Settings From Windows Search Win11 11zon


Step 3: First, Go to Time & language on the left side of the window.

Step 4: After clicking Time & Language, Click on Language & region on the right side as shown in the below.


Time And Language Settings Win11 11zon


Step 5: Click on Add a language button in the Preferred languages option.


Add Language Time&language Win11


Step 6: Click on the search bar and type language name(eg: Hindi) of your choice to choose a language to install.

Then, select that language which appears in the search results under it as shown in the below image.

To continue, Click Next.

Choose A Language To Install Win11


Step 7: Then, Click Install button to start installing the new language as shown below.



Click Install Language Win11


Then you will see that the new language is installed on your system and listed under the existing languages on the system.

Step 8:  Click on show more button( . . . ) as shown in the given screenshot.


Click Three Dots Language Win11


Step 9: Click on Language options from the list as shown below.


Language Options Win11


Step 10: Click on Add a keyboard button as shown.


Add A Keyboard Layout Win11


Step 11: Select any one from the layout options as shown below.

NOTE:- One layout among them, will be by default selected and you can change it by selecting some other option from the list.

Keyboard Layout Options Win11

This way you can add a new language and also select the keyboard layout pattern for that language of your choice on your system.

How to Remove the Keyboard Layout on Windows 11 PC

Step 1: Press Win + I keys together on your keyboard.

Step 2: Click on Time & language on the left side of the window.

Step 3: Then, click Language & region on the right side as shown below.

Time And Language Settings Win11 11zon


Step 4: Click on show more options ( . . . ) in the language whose keyboard layout you wish to remove.


Show More Options Language Win11


Step 5: Then, Click Language options on the list.

Language Options Win11


Step 6: Click on show more options (. . .) and then, click on Remove from the dropdown.


Remove Keyboard Layout Win11


Now you can see that the selected keyboard layout has been removed from your system and it won’t be displayed anymore in the Language & region page.

Hope this was helpful.

How to Change the language & keyboard layout in Windows 11

Step 1: Click on language icon displayed on the taskbar as shown below.


Language Icon Taskbar Win11


Step 2: Click any other from the list of languages installed on your system from the list that pops up.


Select Another Language From Taskbar Win11


This way you can choose any other language that is installed on your system.

NOTE:- You can hold Windows key and press Spacebar key on your keyboard till you select the language from the list.

That’s it guys.

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