How to change the default handwriting recognition language for new documents? Steven Chan July 19, 2017 11:25 Updated Follow Open the Settings window by tapping Options > Settings from the lower right of the library screen. Tap General, and then tap Default Language under the section Recognition. Choose the language that you prefer. Related articles How to change the handwriting recognition language for an existing document? Contact Support Does Mac client require another purchase? The PDF output size is very large. How to disable pressure sensitivity while using Apple Pencil?