How to open on-screen keyboard in windows 10

6 Ways to Enable On Screen Keyboard in Windows 10

If you have not bought a keyboard or your keyboard has damaged then don’t worry, I am here to help you. In this article, I am going to tell you about one of the applications named on screen keyboard in windows 10 or some people say touch keyboard. 

on screen keyboard windows 10
On Screen Keyboard

Very few people know about it and in this article, my aim is to introduce you to this keyboard as it is also clear from the headline of it.

With the help of this keyboard, you can do all your tasks which you do with the help of a physical keyboard.

Generally, a touch keyboard becomes very useful if your computer or laptop has a touch screen display but still, you can use it with the help of a mouse if your screen is not a touch screen.

Different methods to open the on-screen keyboard in windows 10

Without wasting too much time, let’s deep dive into it.

Open the touch keyboard by the search panel

search panel of start menu
Search Panel

Click on the search panel you will it on the bottom left corner of the desktop.

Type on-screen keyboard into it then you will see the suggestion and click on the suggestion to open the keyboard.

Use PC setting to open the keyboard

The solution to all problems is available in the computer setting.

You can also open the on screen keyboard in windows 10 by using the benefit of the computer Settings.

Follow these steps to open it:-

  1. Click on the Start menu.
  2. Select “Settings”. The settings window will open.
  3. Click on “Ease of Access” and then click on “keyboard” which will be located on the left side of the Ease of Access window.
  4. And finally, click on the “Turns on the on-screen keyboard” to open the keyboard.
ease of access setting in windows 10

By using the Control Panel

You can also open this keyboard with the help of the control panel. The Control panel also plays a very important role to do stuff like these.

You will find it very interesting to read this article [ Remove software through Control Panel ].

Method 1:

  1. Open the run dialogue box by typing Windows button + R altogether.
  2. Type “control” in the search box and press enter, it will open the control panel.
  3. Click on “Ease of Access” and then again click on “Ease of Access Center”.
  4. Finally, click on “Start On-Screen Keyboard” to open it.

Method 2:

Press window button + U to directly open the Ease of Access center and then click on the Start On-Screen keyboard to open it.

Ease of Access in control panel
ease of access center in windows 10

With the help of the Run dialogue box

It is one of the fastest methods which I like most to open many of my applications in the computer systems.

Run dialogue box can be very useful if you the shortcuts of run commands. It will be definitely going to save you time.

Open the run dialogue box by pressing the windows button + R altogether or Press Win+X and select Run from the popup list.

Type “osk” in the Run box and press enter.

run dialogue box to open on screen keyboard
Run Dialogue Box

By using command prompt

You can also use command prompt and PowerShell (which I will show in the next heading) to open this keyboard both the process is very similar.

Follow the method:-

  1. Open the Run dialogue box.
  2. Type “cmd” and press enter. It will open the command prompt window for you.
  3. Type “osk” and press enter.
command prompt or cmd to open the touch keyboard
Command Prompt

Now you have successfully opened the Keyboard.

With the help of Windows PowerShell

The function of PowerShell is very similar to Command Prompt, you can also take advantage of PowerShell to open this keyboard.

Follow the method:-

  1. Open the Run dialogue box.
  2. Type “powershell” and press enter. It will open the Windows Powershell for you.
  3. Type “osk” and press enter.
windows powershell to open the on screen keyboard

After doing these three steps you will be able to use the touch keyboard in your system.

You can also read this article on How to use on-screen keyboard in windows 8 and 7.

Now quickly tell me in the comment box which method you are going to use?

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