Type in Chinese, Japanese, and other character‑based languages

To type text on your computer in character-based languages such as Chinese and Japanese, follow these steps:

  1. Add the language as an input language. If you want to use an input method editor (IME), make sure you select it when you add the input language. For more information, see Add or change an input language.

  2. Change your input language to the language you installed.

  3. Change your keyboard layout to the desired layout. For more information, see Change your keyboard layout.

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