If you are looking to know "How to Type Urdu in MS Word", then you are on the right page. In this article, I will guide you on "How To Write Urdu in MS Word".

How To Write Urdu In MS Word


How To Write Urdu In MS Word

After following the steps given below, you will be able to write Urdu in MS word like this given in the screenshot.

Why should I Write Urdu in MS (Microsoft) Word?

Microsoft Word is a very popular software for writing English books and publications. You can make a lot of changes in text written on MS word documents (e.g. docx). You can change font size, font style, font background, font color, page size, add images, videos, links, make bullets, insert tables, clip arts, shapes, smart arts, and many other things that I can't describe in this small article. 

We can write Urdu easily in Inpage (A software developed by Pakistani Company for Urdu Publications). But Inpage does not come with the features like in MS word. The editing can't be done like in Word. Therefore people prefer to write Urdu texts in MS word. 


How To Write Urdu In MS Word


We are going to write Urdu in MS Word in just two steps:

1. How to Download and Install Phonetic Keyboard

2. How to Write Urdu in MS Word in Windows 10

3. How to Write Pure Urdu in MS Word (Jameel Noori Nastaleeq)

Step #1: How to Download and Install Phonetic Keyboard

In order to write Urdu in MS word in windows 10, first, you will have to install a phonetic keyboard on your computer. You can also use other keyboard preferences such as Aftab, Monotype, etc. But the most popular Urdu typing keyboard is Phonetic. First of all, go to Google Chrome and search for Urdu Phonetic Keyboard Free Download. You can also install a Phonetic keyboard from Here

After downloading the .exe file to your computer, install the phonetic keyboard. 


Now go to your computer/pc or laptop's settings and then in the search bar on the right top corner search for Languages. Select the languages and edit the keyboard.

Then click on the add a new language and search for Urdu. Then select  Urdu (Pakistan) or Urdu (Bharat). Then press the next button. Then click on the Install button on the setup wizard.

Then click on the Urdu icon and press the three dotted options button. Here click on the plus icon of add keyboard then select Phonetic (You can also select other keyboard preferences such as Aftab, Monotype, etc). Then Phonetic keyboard will be added to your computer.

Step #2: How to Write Urdu in MS Word in Windows 10

In order to write Urdu in MS word in windows 10, first, you have to open Microsoft Word. Then press Window+Space to change the keyboard and select Urdu Phonetic Keyboard. You can also change the language of PC by clicking on the ENG button in the taskbar near the date and time close to notifications.

How To Write Urdu In MS Word

After selecting Urdu Keyboard, If you start typing in MS word, Urdu will be typed. But if you want to install Urdu font in MS word, then follow these steps.

Step #3: How to Write Pure Urdu in MS Word

Go to google and search for Jameel Noori Nastaleeq font or download from Here. Simply extract the .zip file WinRAR and open Jameel Noori Nastaleeq font and click on the install button. 

Now go to MS word and type some Urdu words and select the words and select Jameel Noori Nastaleeq and the word will be typed in pure Urdu. So this is the method for "how to Urdu typing in ms word"

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