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Russian keyboard

You can use a Russian keyboard with your PC or use your usual keyboard and learn the location of every Russian letter. In both cases, you will need to set the keyboard language to Russian. See the installation instructions at the end of the page.

russian keyboard

Getting Started with Russian will teach you the Russian keyboard layout.

You will start from the common letters in the middle of the keyboard. For example, in order to type мама (mother) or папа (father) you will need only your left index finger.

Next you will proceed to other easily accessible, common letters and learn three example words for every letter. When you have learned those, WordDive will automatically proceed to the remaining letters.

In addition to writing the letters, you will learn to pronounce them and know their Russian names. The latter are important when you have to spell out names and addresses.

Install Russian keyboard support

Windows 7:

  1. Go to Control PanelRegion and LanguageKeyboards and Languages
  2. Click Change keyboards... ->Text Services and Input Languages dialog opens.
  3. Click Add...
  4. Tick Russian (Russia) / Keyboard / Russian
  5. Click OK to close every dialog

Windows 8:

  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search.
    (If you're using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and then click Search.)
  2. Enter language, choose Settings, and then tap or click Add a language.
  3. Choose the language that you want to add a keyboard layout to, tap or click Options next to the language name, and then tap or click Add an input method.
  4. Browse the input method list or use the search box to look for the keyboard layout you want to use.
  5. Double-tap or double-click the keyboard layout, and then tap or click Save.

Mac OS X:

  1. Go to System Preferences – Keyboard – Input Sources
  2. Click "+"
  3. Search for Russian
  4. Select "Russian"
  5. Close the window
  6. Select the Russian flag from the top right corner of the screen to start typing in Russian

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