How do I change my keyboard layout in Windows 10?
Most of the time, typing with the default keyboard layout that came with your Windows 10 PC is going to be just fine; however, if you ever want a special character to be one simple keystroke away— like the umlaut — changing the configuration of your keyboard can be a big help.
How to add a keyboard layout in Windows 10
- Click on the Start Menu. It's the Windows icon in the bottom left corner.
Click on Settings.
- Click on Time & language.
Click on Region & language.
- Click on the language you wish to add a keyboard layout to.
Click on Options.
- Click on Add a keyboard.
Click on the keyboard you want to add.
How to change the keyboard layout in WIndows 10
Please note, that to change a keyboard layout using the following method, you need to have more than one keyboard layout added to your language settings. See how to add a keyboard layout in Windows 10 if you need help with that.
- Press and hold the Windows key
Pressing spacebar multiple times will toggle through the list of keyboard layouts you have; the layout you currently have selected will always be highlighted. See the image above for an example.