Telugu is a language spoken primarily in southeastern India. To type Telugu in a Microsoft Word document, you need to change how both Windows 8 and Word understand your keyboard input. While you can use an English-language keyboard, you may want to relabel it with Telugu characters.
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From the Start screen, type "Control Panel" and press "Enter." Under the Clock, Language, and Region heading, click "Change input methods." On the Change your language preferences screen, select "Add a language." Select Telugu and click "Add" to make Telugu a recognized keyboard layout.
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Open a blank document in Microsoft Word. Click "File," then select "Options" from the bottom of the list. Click "Language." Click the drop-down menu box labeled "Add additional editing languages" and select "Telugu." Click "OK" to go back to the document editing screen. Press "Alt-Shift" to switch your typing language; if you have more than two languages available for editing, you may need to press "Alt-Shift" multiple times to select Telugu. The blue bar at the bottom of the screen shows which language is currently selected for input. You can now start typing in Telugu; switch back to English or any other editing language by pressing "Alt-Shift" again.