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How to change language Windows 10

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How to change language Windows 10: Are you using a copy of Windows 10 in English or in another language, would you like to translate the system into Italian but can’t find the right option to do it? For study needs, do you need to translate the Windows 10 interface into a language other than yours but you don’t know how to do it? If the answer to at least one of these questions is yes, I am happy to inform you that you ended up in the right place, or rather, in the right guide.

In the following lines, I will in fact show you how to change language in Windows 10 step by step. How do you say? Are you afraid of not being up to it since you are not a great expert in new technologies? But no, you have no reason to worry, really! Contrary to appearances, changing the language in the latest version of the Microsoft operating system is a fairly simple procedure, you have my word!

That said, I suggest that you sit in front of your computer, take a few minutes of free time and focus on the information in this guide. I am more than sure that, in the end, you will succeed in your aim! I wish you a good read!

How to change language on Windows 10

Windows 10 settings

Before showing you how to change the language in Windows 10 , there is a very important thing that you should know: to do this, it is essential that the computer to act on is connected to the Internet. If by any chance you have doubts on how to carry out this check, read my specific guide on how to connect to the Internet .

Having made this necessary premise, the first step you need to take to change the language of the Windows 10 interface is to reach the Settings panel of the operating system.

Start this panel, then, using the combination of Win + [i] keys on the keyboard or by clicking on the gear icon in the Start menu (which you can access by clicking on the flag icon ).

In the screen that, at this point, is shown to you, select the Date / time and Language item , click on the Language tab in the sidebar and press the + button next to the Add a preferred language item .

Add languages ​​on Windows 10

Next, select the language you intend to use on your PC. Keep in mind that for some languages, such as English and French, you will have to specify the variant you intend to use among those available.

When you select a language, they will be shown the packages available through of the icons, such as the availability of a language , of speech , of speech , or of the handwriting recognition .

At this point, press the Next button and put a check mark (or remove it) from the contents you want to include or exclude for that specific language. If you’re only interested in changing the language for the Windows 10 interface, make sure Install Language Pack is activated .

If you want the language change to be active immediately, then put a check mark also on the item Set as personal display language . Therefore, conclude the procedure by pressing the Install button located at the bottom.

At this point, you will be asked to disconnect from Windows 10, to apply the changes in the interface: press the Yes button , disconnect now , to continue. In general, however, I would advise you to perform a complete restart of the PC , so as to be sure that every Windows entry has set the new display language.

Reboot PC to change language Windows 10

In case you have not enabled the box relating to the immediate application of the new language for the interface during its configuration, go back to the Language section of the Windows 10 Settings panel and select the language from the drop-down menu that is under the item Windows display language . Again, restart your PC to apply the changes to the Windows interface.

Alternatively, you can change the display language of Windows 10 by downloading the package from the Microsoft Store . To do this, you must access the Settings panel of the operating system and select the items Date / time and Language> Language .

Change language in Windows 10 from the Microsoft Store

Once this is done, click on the item Add a Windows display language in the Microsoft Store and, within the screen that is shown to you, click on the language you want to add. Finally, press the Configure and Yes keys to complete the procedure, and restart the computer, to apply the new language to all the Windows menus.

You can be satisfied: you have finally managed to change the language of Windows 10! To immediately verify that everything went in the right direction, you can take a quick look at the Start menu or the Settings panel of Windows 10, so as to make sure that all the items attached to the menus are translated into the language you have previously chosen.

Obviously know that, in case of second thoughts or in any case of other needs, you can cancel the procedure you have previously performed. The procedure for changing the operating system interface language is, in fact, reversible and can be carried out for an unlimited number of times.

If you deem it appropriate, you can then carry out the steps I indicated in the previous lines again to reset the default language of Windows 10 or to select a different one from the one already chosen.

How to change Windows 10 keyboard language

Change keyboard language in Windows 10

In some cases, it may be necessary to change the keyboard layout in order to type specific characters that are not present in the basic configuration. For example, a character that is not available in the Italian keyboard layout is the tilde ~ , which is instead easily typed in those with an English layout.

Having said this, if you want to change the keyboard language in Windows 10 , all you have to do is follow the same procedures that I indicated in the previous chapter ensuring that when you select the language to be set in the operating system, only the voice is active. Basic typing .

The latter is usually already active by default and included in the downloaded language package, without being able to disable it. That said, hit the Install button to complete the integration of the new layout on Windows 10.

You will not be asked to restart your PC and you can use the new keyboard language right away. To verify that the package installation procedure has been successful, identify the word ITA next to the Windows clock.

By clicking on it, you will be shown a keyboard layout selection panel. Then click on the language you want to use, so that the word corresponding to the latter appears next to the system clock.

The aforementioned panel can also be opened using the Win + [Spacebar] key combination and immediately releasing only the [Spacebar] key . While holding down the Win key on the keyboard, press [Spacebar] to scroll through the languages ​​from the panel. By releasing the keys, you will confirm the layout of the selected language. Comfortable, don’t you think?