Windows 10, How to Switch to Dvorak Keyboard Layout

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

Microsoft Windows 10

Here's how to add Dvorak keyboard layout on Windows 10.

Press the ❖Window key to open the Start Menu. Type “language”, to open the settings for language.

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Windows 10 settings language 2020-11-09

Click on the “English (United States)”. You'll see the following option button.

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Windows 10 settings add language 2020-11-09

Click on the “Options” button. You'll see the following:

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Windows 10 settings language options 2020-11-09

Click on the “Add a keyboard” square.

Windows Vista

Here's how to switch your layout on Windows Vista..

Press the ❖Window key to open the Start Menu.

Click on Control Panel.

Click on “Clock, Language, and Region”.

Click on “Regional and Language Options”. A dialog window will pop up.

Regional and Language Options window
Regional and Language Options window

Click on the “Keyboards and Languages” tab.

Click the “Change keyboards…” button.

Add Input Language window
Add Input Language window

Click “Add…” button, then select 〖English ▸ Keyboard ▸ United States-Dvorak〗.

Mac OS X

Mac: How to Switch to Dvorak Keyboard Layout

Linux

Linux: How to Switch to Dvorak Keyboard Layout

Keyboard Layouts

Dvorak

International

Layout Efficiency

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