How To Open On-Screen Keyboard In Windows 10 Computer

On-Screen Keyboard is the virtual keyboard which can be used through mouse or touchpad or directly with the fingers in a touchscreen. It contains all the buttons available on a normal keyboard. When your computer keyboard becomes unresponsive or damaged, you can easily use this virtual On-Screen Keyboard and use your computer.

HOW TO OPEN ON-SCREEN KEYBOARD:

1. At first, click on the Notification icon on the right side of your taskbar (marked as 1 in the below picture). Then click on All Settings (marked as 2 in the below picture).

How To Open On-Screen Keyboard In Windows 10 Computer

2. Now, a window will come up. Click on the Ease of Access option.

How To Open On-Screen Keyboard In Windows 10 Computer

3. Now, another window will be opened. Click on Keyboard option from the left panel.

How To Open On-Screen Keyboard In Windows 10 Computer

4. Now, you will see the Turn On The On-Screen Keyboard option on the right panel. Click on the button.

How To Open On-Screen Keyboard In Windows 10 Computer

5. Now, the option will be showing On and the On-Screen Keyboard will be opened.

How To Open On-Screen Keyboard In Windows 10 Computer

A QUICKER & EASIER WAY:

The above process is a complicated one and requires a bit of time. But, there is an easier and quicker way to open the On-Screen Keyboard. Let’s see how.

1. Click on the Cortana/Search icon on the left of your taskbar.

How To Open On-Screen Keyboard In Windows 10 Computer

2. Then type On-Screen Keyboard in the search box. If you have a working keyboard, you can type this with the keyboard. If your keyboard has just damaged, you can type this by opening the On-Screen Keyboard by the above method. When you will go through typing, you will see the On-Screen Keyboard option at the top of the result. Now, bring your mouse cursor to that option and right click on it.

How To Open On-Screen Keyboard In Windows 10 Computer

3. A menu will come up. Click on Pin To Start option.

How To Open On-Screen Keyboard In Windows 10 Computer

4. Now, you will see that the On-Screen Keyboard icon is present in the start menu of your computer. You can open the On-Screen Keyboard now by 2 clicks. First, click on the start button and the second click on the On-Screen Keyboard icon.

How To Open On-Screen Keyboard In Windows 10 Computer

THE EASIEST WAY:

The second method you have just seen requires 2 clicks to open the On-Screen Keyboard. However, there is another way which will allow you to open the On-Screen Keyboard by just 1 click. Let’s check this.

1. Click on the Cortana/Search icon on the left of your taskbar.

How To Open On-Screen Keyboard In Windows 10 Computer

2. Then type On-Screen Keyboard in the search box. If you have a working keyboard, you can type this with the keyboard. If your keyboard has just damaged, you can type this by opening the On-Screen Keyboard by the above method. When you will go through typing, you will see the On-Screen Keyboard option at the top of the result. Now, bring your mouse cursor to that option and right click on it.

How To Open On-Screen Keyboard In Windows 10 Computer

3. A menu will come up. Click on Pin To Taskbar option.

How To Open On-Screen Keyboard In Windows 10 Computer

4. Now, you will see the On-Screen Keyboard on your taskbar. You can easily click on it to open the On-Screen Keyboard.

How To Open On-Screen Keyboard In Windows 10 Computer

This is how it looks like:

How To Open On-Screen Keyboard In Windows 10 Computer

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