To add another keyboard layout or Input Method Editor (IME)


Open Regional and Language Options in Control Panel.


On the Languages tab, under Text services and input languages, click Details.


Under Installed services, click Add.


In the Input language list, click the language for the keyboard layout or Input Method Editor (IME) you want to add.


Select the Keyboard layout/IME check box, if multiple options are available, and then click a service in the list.

If Keyboard Layout/IME is the only type of text service available, click an option in that list.


To open Regional and Language Options, click Start, click Control Panel, click Date, Time, Language, and Regional Options, and then click Regional and Language Options

There may be only one keyboard layout for some languages.

To add an IME, you must have installed it on your computer first.

Related Topics

Add or Remove Programs overview

Customize key sequences for input languages

Switch languages or keyboards from the taskbar

Switch languages or keyboards from the Language bar

Add another text service

Add another language

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