How to enable text predictions in Windows 10 for multilingual text?

When you’re writing multilingual text it can be annoying to see text predictions from the wrong language or even no predictions at all. In this article, we are going to show you how to enable text predictions in Windows 10 for multilingual text. This feature is especially helpful when you’re writing using an onscreen keyboard.

This feature has been introduced in Windows 10 build 17093 and is available for all Latin written languages. Be sure that you do have the languages which you want to use enabled on your computer, otherwise this feature won’t work.

Turning Multilingual Text input On or Off in Windows 10.

We begin by opening the Windows 10 settings menu. You can do this by right-clicking on the Windows icon in the taskbar and then click on Settings. Or alternatively you can open Start Menu and click on the cogwheel

Windows 10: Settings

Once you’ve opened the Settings menu click on Devices and then choose Typing

Once there, scroll till you see Multilingual text prediction. To turn on this feature simply switch the switch to On and to turn off this feature simply switch the switch to Off. The effects should take effect immediatly.

Turn On or Off Multilingual Text Suggestions in the Windows Registry

If you’re feeling geeky and don’t want to use the Windows 10 Settings menu then you can also use the Windows Registry to edit this setting.

Simply go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Input\Settings and find the option MultilingualEnabled 

If you set the value to 0 then Multilingual text suggestions are turned off. If you set the value to 1 then the text suggestiosn in Windows 10 are turned on.

We hope this article helped you with how to turn on or off the multilingual text suggestions in Windows 10. If you need more help than feel free to ask 🙂

Yuri Pustjens
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