- Choose Apple menu () > System Preferences, then click Users & Groups.
- Click , then enter your administrator name and password.
- Click Login Options.
- Select the ”Show Input menu in login window” checkbox.
- Choose Apple menu > Log Out.
- If the login window is a list of users, select the user to be logged in.
- The Input menu should appear in the upper-right corner. Choose your input source from the menu. If you don't see an input source, choose Other Input Sources from the menu.
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