Korean Keyboard

Have you ever wondered how to type Korean letters with English alphabet keyboard? Do you know how to use Korean keyboard? Do you look at the keyboard and find it hard to memorize the locations of each Korean letter? Do you type each Korean letter at unbearably slow speeds? In this article, we are not going to Learn Korean Words. We are going to learn the Korean Keyboard. Very simple and stress-free, there are a few tricks you must know to become a Korean typing master. Impress your Korean teacher, friends and family by learning and understanding the following steps. If you follow all the steps here, over time you will be able to successfully type Korean fast and correct errors while looking at the screen rather than the keyboard.

How to install Korean Keyboard

How to install Korean Keyboard? How to download Korean Keyboard? There is no need to install or download Korean Keyboard. Multiple input languages are included with Windows, you just need to add them to your list of languages before you can use them. It takes only one minute to add Korean Keyboard in Windows. Below you will find step-by-step guide to achieve it.
Korean Keyboard Windows

To add Korean Keyboard

Click the ‘Start button’, click ‘Control Panel’ and then click ‘Change keyboards or other input methods’ under ‘Clock, Language, and Region’. Click the ‘Keyboards and Languages’ tab, and then click ‘Change keyboards’. Under Installed services, click ‘Add’. Click ‘Korean’, click ‘Keyboard’, select ‘Microsoft IME’, and then click ‘OK’.

To use Korean Keyboard

Before you can change the input language to Korean, you need to make sure that the Korean language has been added. If you do not see the ‘Language bar’, right-click the taskbar, point to Toolbars, and then click ‘Language bar’. Click the Input language button ‘EN’ on the Language bar, and then select Korean. You can toggle between multiple keyboards by pressing ‘Alt+Shift’ at the same time. Click ‘A’ or ‘가’ to switch between English and Korean.

Korean Keyboard Stickers

There are a lot of Cute Korean Keyboard Stickers for your English alphabet keyboard but we do not encourage students of Korean language to use the Korean Keyboard Stickers. If you rely on stickers too much, you cannot type on any keyboard but your own. It is true that the stickers might help you type quicker and smoother, but the moment you take them away, the keyboard all of a sudden looks different and you are back to being confused again.

How to use Korean Keyboard

First, become familiar with the Korean alphabet. Learn where each letter is positioned on the keyboard and match the correct finger to the key as positioned. Focus on accuracy rather than speed. Learn to type accurately and only then improve your typing speed. Practice Korean typing exercises as often as you could and do not move on too quickly. The optimal schedule is to study typing for 15 to 30 minutes daily.

Korean Keyboard Layout

Korean Keyboard Layout

How to memorize Korean Keyboard Layout? Korean Keyboard Layout has no relation with the English keyboard layout at all. Consonants are on left, vowels on right. All the consonants are entered by the left hand; all the vowels (except ㅠ) are entered by the right hand. To type Korean double consonants (ㅃ, ㅉ, ㄸ, ㄲ, ㅆ) and Korean combined vowels (ㅒ, and ㅖ) shift key will be needed. Try to type your first Korean word. To type Kimchi in Korean, ‘김치’ press ‘ㄱ’ ‘ㅣ’ ‘ㅁ’ ‘ㅊ’ and ‘ㅣ’. The letters are automatically joined together to form the word. Press ‘Shift’ for the remaining letters.

Korean Typing Game

Korean Typing Game

There are many Korean Typing Programs available to teach you typing in quick spurts here and there. Some involve word games; some will have you re-typing paragraphs, while others will have you typing along with an audio clip. Some are free, some cost money. Use the one that suits you. In here, we recommend a free Korean Typing Game, ‘키즈짱 타자‘. The typing game offers you an easy way to improve your Korean typing skill and speed. The words that are used in this game are the most common Korean words. By playing the game you automatically improve your overall typing speed as you practice the words that you use all the time while chatting with your friends or writing a paper for school. If you find this article is useful, share it with your friends with the sharing buttons below. Thank you.


  • rubina
    December 29, 2014 - 11:06 am | Permalink

    I love korean. Every one who live in korea should speak korean language. I love korean weather and culture.



  • Katy
    July 3, 2015 - 1:44 am | Permalink

    The link to the keyboard game is not working. Could you share the web address?


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