How to type in Chinese

By Techwalla Contributor

How to turn on your keyboard setting for typing in Chinese.

Things You'll Need

  • Computer

Step 1

Click on Start

Step 2

Click on Control Panel

Step 3

Click on Regional and Language Options

Step 4

Click on the Keyboard and Languages tab

Step 5

Click Change Keyboards under the General tab click add

Step 6

Double click on Chinese and then double click on keyboard, check the version you would like

Step 7

Click ok, and an icon should appear to the left of the icon bar in the lower right hand corner, click on it and click Chinese to turn it on, hit shift to switch back to English. Type in Pinyin and it will transfer it to characters.