How to enable multilingual text prediction on Windows 10

If you type in more than one language, Windows 10 can assist you predicting text without switching languages manually  — Here's how to do it.

Multilingual text prediction settings on Windows 10
Multilingual text prediction settings on Windows 10

On Windows 10, when using more than one Latin script language, you no longer have to switch between languages manually to get assistance as you type with a touch keyboard. Starting with the April 2018 Update (version 1803), you can continue typing and Windows 10 will assist you showing predictions for up to three different languages.

In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to enable Windows 10 to show text predictions when using multiple languages with the touch keyboard.

How to enable multilingual text prediction in Settings

If you use more than one Latin Script language, use these steps to enable multilingual text prediction:

  1. Open Settings.

  2. Click on Devices.

  3. Click on Typing.

  4. Turn on the Multilingual text prediction the toggle switch.

    Multilingual text prediction settings
    Multilingual text prediction settings

Once you’ve completed the steps, Windows 10 will show text predictions on up to 3 recognized languages that you’re typing in.

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Mauro Huculak is a Windows expert and the Editor-in-Chief who started Pureinfotech in 2010 as an independent online publication. He is also been a Windows Central contributor for nearly a decade. Mauro has over 12 years of experience writing comprehensive guides and creating professional videos about Windows, software, and related technologies, including Android and Linux. Before becoming a technology writer, he was an IT administrator for seven years. In total, Mauro has over 20 years of combined experience in technology. Throughout his career, he achieved different professional certifications from Microsoft (MSCA), Cisco (CCNP), VMware (VCP), and CompTIA (A+ and Network+), and he has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for many years. You can follow him on X (Twitter), YouTube, LinkedIn and About.me.