How to Show Language Bar on Taskbar or Desktop in Windows 11?

In Windows 11, when you install more than one language, the language bar appears on the taskbar by default. You can change the language by clicking on the language bar Icon. Or you can also change the language through the shortcut key Windows+Spacebar.

Suppose you want to hide the language bar icon from the taskbar or appear on the desktop bar. In this risewindows article, we will guide you on how to Show/hide Language Bar on Taskbar or Desktop in Windows 11.

How to Show Language Bar on Desktop on Windows 11?

In Windows 11, when you install more than one language, a language bar icon appears on the Taskbar notification area by default. To Show Language Bar on Desktop in Windows 11, do the following steps:-

Step 1. Firstly, press the Windows + I keyboard shortcut to launch Windows Settings app.

Step 2. Then, select the Time & language on the left side under the Settings window.

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Step 3. Next, click Typing on the right pane.

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Step 4. Then, click the Advanced keyboard settings tile on the Typing settings.

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Step 5. In this window, check the option, “Use the desktop language bar when available.”

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Step 6. Then, click the link Language bar options.

Step 7. In the “Text Services and Input Languages” dialog, select Floating On Desktop in the “Language Bar” tab.

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Step 8. Then, click the Apply button.

Step 9. At last, hit the OK button.

That’s it.

How to Show Language Bar on Taskbar on Windows 11?

In Windows 11, when you install more than one language, a language bar icon appears on the Taskbar notification area by default. Suppose it is missing from that due to some reason. You can make it visible again by doing the following steps:

Step 1. Firstly, press the Windows + I keyboard shortcut to launch Windows Settings app.

Step 2. Then, select the Time & language on the left side under the Settings window.

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Step 3. Next, click Typing on the right pane.

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Step 4. Then, click the Advanced keyboard settings tile on the Typing settings.

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Step 5. In this window, check the option, “Use the desktop language bar when available.”

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Step 6. After that, click the link Language bar options and ensure Hidden will not select in the “Language Bar” section.
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How to Hide Language Bar on Taskbar and Desktop on Windows 11?

If you want to hide Language Bar on Windows 11 Taskbar as well as Desktop, do the following steps:-

Step 1. Firstly, press the Windows + I keyboard shortcut to launch Windows Settings app.

Step 2. Then, select the Time & language on the left side under the Settings window.

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Step 3. Next, click Typing on the right pane.

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Step 4. Then, click the Advanced keyboard settings tile on the Typing settings.

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Step 5. In this window, check the option, “Use the desktop language bar when available.”

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Step 6. Then, click the link Language bar options.

Step 7. In the “Text Services and Input Languages” dialog, select Hidden in the “Language Bar” tab.

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Step 8. Then, click the Apply button.

Step 9. At last, hit the OK button.

After these steps, Hide Language Bar on Taskbar and Desktop in Windows 11. You can still switch languages using Windows + Spacebar hotkey.

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