Adding a Second Language to my Samsung Keyboard

Last Update date : Aug 04. 2023

Need help adding a secondary language to your keyboard or prehaps t too sure how to switch between languages once you've activated your keyboard? Follow the below guide for step-by-step instructions.

Please Note: This guide is designed for Australian variant Galaxy devices, if you have an international device and require further support click here to get in touch with your Samsung subsidiary. 

You can add multiple languages to your keyboard and seamlessly switch between then and your default language. If you add a secondary language this WILL NOT change the language and input throughout the phone. If you would like to change the default language input on your device, check out our guide How do I change the Language input on my Samsung phone? for more information.

1 Launch your Settings > General Management
Head into your Settings > Ganeral Management
2 Select Language and input
Select language and input
3 Tap on On-screen keyboard
Select On-screen keyboard
4 Select Samsung Keyboard
Tap on Samsung Keyboard
5 Select Languages and types
Select Languages and types
6 Tap on Manage input languages
Tap on Manage input languages
7 Toggle on your secondary language
Toggle on secondary languages
8 Head back to Languages and types then select Language switching method
Head back to languages and types and select language switch method
9 Choose your preferred Language switching method, then press the back key to apply changes
Select your preferred Language switching method
10 If you have chosen Language key and space bar swipe or Language key you can switch languages by selecting globe icon located on your keyboard
Switching to different language

If you have chosen Language key and space bar swipe or Space bar swipe you can switch between languages by swiping across the space bar.

Switching to different language

If you require further assistance, please consult the user manual from our Manuals & Downloads page or contact our Samsung Care Australia experts on 1300 362 603 (Toll Free in Australia). You can also contact our Chat Support team or reach us through Samsung Members Community.

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