How to show or hide the input indicator and language bar in Windows 10

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Since each Windows user would have a different preference for their input and display language, Windows allows you to install multiple languages ​​along with the corresponding keyboard layout, if available. However, it has also been seen that many users want to switch between languages ​​while using the system. To facilitate this change, it is recommended to enable the input indicator or the language bar so that the change can be done very quickly.


The following steps will help you show or hide Input indicator in Windows 10:


Step 1: Write Taskbar settings in the Windows search bar. Then click Taskbar settings from the top of the search results.

Alternatively, you can open Taskbar settings through career function.

print Tasto Windows + R and write the following in the file career language: control.exe / name Microsoft.TaskbarandStartMenu. Then click OKAY.

Step 2: in Taskbar settings under the Notification areaclick your Turn system icons on or off.

Step 3: Scroll down to Input indicator option and move the lever to In.

Step 4: You can now see the input indicator on the taskbar. When you need to change the language, just click on the input indicator and select the desired language from the list.

If you need to turn off the input indicator, simply set the lever to off in step 3.


The language bar has a similar function to the input indicator. However, the advantage of using a language bar is that if you need to separate the language bar from the taskbar, the language bar can be undocked from the taskbar and placed on the desktop. You can do this so that the taskbar is less cluttered and you have better accessibility to the language bar.


The following steps will help you show or hide Language bar in Windows 10:


Step 1: Write Writing settings in the Windows search bar. Then click Writing settings from the top of the search results.


Step 2: Click Advanced keyboard settings a Write down the settings.

Step 3: Check the checkbox Use the desktop language bar when available under Change input methods.

Step 4: A new option will be pinned to the taskbar. Click on it and select the desired language. To detach the language bar, click Show the language bar from the list that appears.

Step 5: The language bar will now be undocked from the taskbar. You can move it wherever you want to place it by clicking on the left side of the bar and dragging it.

Whenever you need to disable the language bar, uncheck the option selected in step 3.

By following the above steps, you can now easily switch between the different language options as per your convenience.

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