BlogsHow to Fix Language Bar From Taskbar on Windows 11/10

How to Fix Language Bar From Taskbar on Windows 11/10

Restore the Language Bar to the taskbar in Windows 11/10.

If you want to know How to Fix Language Bar From Taskbar on Windows 11/10. Even if you have the Language bar enabled in the Windows Control Panel, there is still a possibility that you will not see it after you have opened a program. It’s possible that it will vanish entirely, and the only time you will see it again will be when UAC asks you to switch to the administrator account. The addition of just one language as an input language is one potential cause of this issue, which could also be one of its potential solutions.

Keep in mind that the Language bar will only appear on the taskbar or desktop when you have selected more than one language to use as the input language. Check to see that your second language appears on the list of languages that can be input. In the event that it is not present, you have the option of adding it by pressing the Add button to add another language.

Causes Language Bar From Taskbar on Windows 11/10

  • You turned the language bar off. Go to Settings > Time & Language > Language > Advanced keyboard settings to see if this is the case. Make sure the box next to Show the language bar on the taskbar is checked under Language bar options.
  • A new language pack has been added. When you add a new language pack, the language bar will be hidden automatically. Go to Settings > Time & Language > Language > Add a language to show it again. Click Install after choosing the language pack you want to add.
  • You have changed the language that is used by default. If you have changed the default language for typing, you might not be able to see the language bar. Go to Settings > Time & Language > Language > Preferred languages to show it again. Make sure the default language is the one you want to use.
  • The language bar doesn’t work right. If you’ve tried the above solutions and the language bar is still not showing up, the language bar itself might be broken. You can either restart your computer or run the SFC scan to fix this. Open a command prompt as administrator and type the following command to run the SFC scan:

Fix: Language Bar From Taskbar on Windows 11/10

How to Fix Language Bar From Taskbar on Windows 11/10

Add the Language Bar to the Taskbar

  1. If you have more than one input language set in Windows 11, you should now see the Language Bar on the taskbar by default. If not, if you have more than one input method installed, it should show up on its own.
  2. Go back to the “Language & Region” (or “Language”) settings page in Windows 10, and under “Preferred languages,” click on the language you want to add to the taskbar. Then, click Options” and turn on the “Language bar” option. Now, you should see the Language Bar in the taskbar.

Check Language Preferences

  1. In Windows 11, under “Preferred languages,” make sure that the language you want to use is listed and installed. If you don’t see it, click “Add a language” and follow the instructions to add it.
  2. Check Windows 10’s “Preferred languages” to see if the language you want is there. If it doesn’t, click “Add a language” and follow the on-screen instructions to add it.

Check Language Bar Settings

  1. Click on the Start button and enter Region and Language settings (Language and Region on Windows 7)
  2. Click on Additional date, time & regional settings (Advanced settings on Windows 7).
  3. Click on Change input methods and under Language section.
  4. Finally, navigate to Advanced settings. Check whether the bar Use the language bar when it’s available.

Remove Language Bar from the Taskbar

  1. Open the settings on your Windows 11 computer by pressing Windows+I.
  2. Then, choose Time & Language from the list on the left.
  3. Click on the option to type on the right.
  4. Choose “Advanced keyboard settings” from the list on the right.
  5. You will now see a Use the desktop language bar option in the Switching input methods section when it is available. Pick that choice.

What Is the Language Bar?

The language bar is a small icon on your taskbar. It is usually marked with a three-letter language code, like ENG for English. It lets the user quickly change from one keyboard layout to another. If you add more than one keyboard layout or language to Windows 11, the language bar will appear in the bottom right corner of your screen. Before you get rid of this feature, you might want to learn how to install different languages and layouts in Windows 11 if you don’t know how it works. It’s helpful for people who type in more than one language, but the average user might not know what to do with it.


So, for now, that’s all. We’ve shown you how to put the language bar on both the taskbar and the desktop of your Windows 11 computer. This guide also talks about how to get rid of the language switcher from the taskbar. This article also shows you how to easily add a new language to the language switcher on the taskbar. If you have any trouble with any of these steps, please tell us in the comments. We’d love to help you figure out how to fix your tech problems.


Why is my computer bar not showing?

Right-click on the taskbar that you can now see and choose Taskbar Settings. Click “Automatically hide the taskbar in desktop mode” to turn it off, or click “Lock the taskbar” to turn it on. Now, the taskbar should always be visible.

What is the shortcut key for language change in Windows 11?

You can change the keyboard language (but not the layout) by pressing Left Alt + Shift. Left Alt + Shift is another way to change the language of the keyboard. To switch the active input language to the next one, press and hold the Left Alt key while pressing Shift.

Where is Windows 11 Start menu?

First of all, the Start menu is no longer on the left side of the desktop taskbar. Instead, it is now in the middle. If you click on the blue Windows icon, the new menu will appear.

Michael Smith
Michael Smith
Michael Smith, a tech-savvy content editor at Bollyinside. With a knack for simplifying complex tech concepts, Michael specializes in crafting user-friendly "How-to" articles and valuable tips. His focus spans Windows, Mac, hardware, and support. Beyond work, he's an avid explorer of diverse tech fields, constantly staying ahead of the curve.
Trending Today
- Advertisment -