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You can use Text Services and Input Languages to change the language (Windows 7 only), language bar, and advanced key settings for your account in Windows.

This tutorial will show you how to create or download a Text Services and Input Languages shortcut in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.

CONTENTS:
  • Option One: To Download a Text Services and Input Languages Shortcut
  • Option Two: To Manually Create a Text Services and Input Languages Shortcut

EXAMPLE: Text Services and Input Languages
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Create Text Services and Input Languages shortcut in Windows OPTION ONE Create Text Services and Input Languages shortcut in Windows
To Download a Text Services and Input Languages Shortcut

1. Click/tap on the Download button below to download the .zip file below.

Text_Services_and_Input_Languages-shortcut.zip

download

2. Save the .zip file to your desktop.

3. Unblock the .zip file..

4. Open the .zip file, and extract (drag and drop) the shortcut to your desktop.

5. If you like, you can Pin to Taskbar, Pin to Start, add to All apps, add to Quick Launch, assign a keyboard shortcut to, or move this shortcut to where you like for easy use.

6. When finished, you can delete the downloaded .zip file if you like.






Create Text Services and Input Languages shortcut in Windows OPTION TWO Create Text Services and Input Languages shortcut in Windows
To Manually Create a Text Services and Input Languages Shortcut

1. Right click or press and hold on an empty area on your desktop, and click/tap on New and Shortcut.

2. Copy and paste the location below into the location area, and click/tap on Next. (see screenshot below)

rundll32.exe Shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL input.dll,,{C07337D3-DB2C-4D0B-9A93-B722A6C106E2}

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3. Type Text Services and Input Languages for the name, and click/tap on the Finish button. (see screenshot below)
NOTE: You could name this shortcut anything you would like though.

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4. Right click or press and hold on the new Text Services and Input Languages shortcut, and click/tap on Properties.

5. Click/tap on the Shortcut tab, then click/tap on the Change Icon button. (see screenshot below)

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6. In the line under "Look for icons in this file", copy and paste the location below, and press Enter. (see screenshot below)

%windir%\System32\input.dll

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7. Select the icon highlighted in blue above, and click/tap on OK. (see screenshot above)
NOTE: You could use any icon that you would like instead though.

8. Click/tap on OK. (see screenshot below)

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9. If you like, you can Pin to Taskbar, Pin to Start, add to All apps, add to Quick Launch, assign a keyboard shortcut to, or move this shortcut to where you like for easy use.


That's it,
Shawn