- 1 Six methods to open on-screen keyboard in Windows 10
- 2 Method 1 of 6
- 3 Open On Screen Keyboard from Start menu
- 4 Method 2 of 6
- 5 Open On Screen Keyboard from Run command box
- 6 Method 3 of 6
- 7 Open On Screen Keyboard via Command Prompt or PowerShell
- 8 Method 4 of 6
- 9 Method 5 of 6
- 10 Method 6 of 6
- 11 Open On Screen Keyboard via Control Panel
Many users don’t use the on-screen keyboard present in the Windows operating system and many will be surprised to learn that the on-screen keyboard has been a feature which has been part of the Windows operating system since Windows Vista.
Many users still don’t feel the need to use the on-screen keyboard even now that the Windows comes with dedicated touch keyboard. If for some reason you feel the need to use on-screen keyboard in Windows 10 following are the methods to do just that.
Six methods to open on-screen keyboard in Windows 10
Method 1 of 6
Type On screen keyboard in the search box in taskbar and press enter, the keyboard should appear.
Method 2 of 6
Open On Screen Keyboard from Run command box
Step 1: Open Run command box by typing it in the search box or pressing Windows logo + R key.
Step 2: Now type OSK in the Run command box and press enter.
Method 3 of 6
Open On Screen Keyboard via Command Prompt or PowerShell
In the Command prompt or PowerShell type OSK and press enter.
Method 4 of 6
Open start menu, click on all apps, now look for the folder Windows Ease of Access and expand it and then click on On-screen Keyboard to open it.
Method 5 of 6
Step 1: Open settings by clicking it in the left hand side of the start menu.
Step 2: Now click on Ease of Access.
Step 3: Now click on keyboard, turn on the option labelled Turns on the on-screen keyboard option to launch the on-screen keyboard.
Method 6 of 6
Open On Screen Keyboard via Control Panel
Step 1: Open Control panel.
Step 2: Click on Ease of Access.
Step 3: Click Ease of Access Center.
Step 4: Now click Start On-Screen Keyboard to launch it.