You might have seen urdu unicode writing many times on Facebook. Urdu being the national language of Pakistan, so all like to write it in easy way.A difficult method of writing urdu is with Inpage Urdu Software or by using any other third party software. But what if we get the option to write urdu language right on our Windows just as we write English or any other language.

Microsoft has released the tension from you. Now you could easily download Urdu Language Pack from the official Microsoft website and enjoy Urdu-English switching with one button press.

Steps to Write Urdu in Windows 7:

First of all, you will have to download Urdu Language Pack from Microsoft Official website.

Click here to go to the download page.

Go to the bottom of the page. You have the following two Language Packs to download.

  • LIP_ur-PK-64bit.mlc
  • LIP_ur-PK-32bit.mlc
Download the file according to your Windows 7 version. (i.e. If you have 32bit Win7 installed, install the first one and vise versa)
An easier way to check your Windows version is to open My Computer’s properties by:
Computer > Right Click > Properties
After downloading, install the file in your windows. This will install urdu language pack in your Windows 7.
Both Languages are now available!
Now as you can see in image, you can switch Urdu and English language from the language bar at the Bottom-Right corner of Windows.

Enabling Phonetic Keyboard to Write with Ease:

You have downloaded and installed Urdu Language pack but still you are missing one last step. That is to install Phenetic keyboard.
Phonetic Keyboard means an easy keyboard.
For example when you have phonetic keyboard installed, when you press “A” it writes “Alif” (first letter of Urdu).
When you press “T” it writes “ت” (urdu letter with same sound as T).
So, in this way you could easily write urdu language in fast speed. Otherwise you have to search different words and it could take a lot of time of you.
Its developed by CRULP.
To install this keyboard do the following:
  • Unzip the downloaded ZIP file and install setup.exe
  • Open Settings from your Language Bar dropdown Menu.
Click on Settings
  • In the next menu, press Add.
Click on “Add”
  • Go down in the languages list till the Urdu comes.
  • Uncheck Urdu and Check CRULP Urdu Phonetic v 1.1
Do as mentioned in image
  • Click on OK
  • Click on Apply and Click on OK.
You are done! Now you could write Urdu language in your Windows 7. Anywhere in your Windows 7. In Facebook, Twitter, Notepad or wherever you want.

Quick Tip:

To change your language directly only press Shift + Alt it will change your current language. So you can change languages easily during typing.

Another Method Of Installing Urdu Unicode:

Some users complained that the above method did not work for them, those users can directly download URDU UNICODE installer for Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and install it to use Urdu Unicode writing without installing MS Urdu Language pack.

Click here to download Urdu Unicode installer

This installer is provided by, we thank them for that.

Sample Urdu Writing:

 السلام علیکم جناب! یہ الفاظ میں اسی مائیکروسافٹ کے اردو رائیٹنگ ٹول کی مدد سے لکھ رہا ہوں۔ اب آپ بھی آسانی کے ساتھ اپنی قومی ذبان میں لکھ اور شئیر کر سکتے ہیں۔
آپ سے ایک گذارش ہے۔ اور وہ یہ کی یہ آرٹیکل اپنے زیادہ سے زیادہ دوستوں کو شئیر کریں تاکہ اردو زبان کی تعلیم زیادہ عام ہو جائے۔
اپنے فیس بک کے دوستوں کو شئیر کرنے کیلئے نیچے دئے گئے لنک پر کلک کریں۔
محمد بلال شفیع
I hope that this article is gonna help you! After installing Urdu language please don’t forget to comment on this article in Urdu so that I may know you have successfully activated it.
Thank You!

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  1. bht porana ha ye software maine isko windows 98 par bhi use kia hua ha 😛 XP par bhi aur abhi mai is ko win7 par bhi use kar raha ho

  2. “Urdu Nigar Unicode” aik Urdu Editor hay jo keh muft (Free) Urdu Software hay, is may aap Urdu Keyboard Phonetic istimaal kartay howy Urdu Type kar saktay hain. Is software ko google per talash kia jaa sakta hay.

  3. @Muhammad Faryad & @Syed Mehmood Raza Naqvi:
    جزاک اللہ جی! یہ آپ لوگوں کی محبتیں ہی ہیں جن کی وجہ سے یہ بلاگ چل رہا ہے ورنہ تو یہ کب کا فارغ ہو چکا ہوتا۔۔۔

  4. Assalam O Alekum, Sir Mere Facebook Ki Urdu Broken Ate Hy. Ager Kese ne Urdu May Post Kya hy Tu may Jab Bi Read Karta Hu tu Broken Huwe Hute Hy. Please Hal Batain . Thank you In Advance.

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