How to change the handwriting recognition language for an existing document? Steven Chan July 19, 2017 11:25 Updated Follow Open the document. Open the search window by tapping ... > Search. Tap the language name at the bottom of the search window. Choose the language that you prefer. Related articles How to change the default handwriting recognition language for new documents? How to convert your handwriting to text Which languages are supported for handwriting recognition & - search? How to search for handwriting? How to import multiple images at the same time?