Many users don’t use the on-screen present in the 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 following are the methods to do just that.

Six methods to open on-screen keyboard in Windows 10

Method 1 of 6

Open On Screen Keyboard from Start menu

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 or PowerShell type OSK and press enter.


Method 4 of 6

Open start , 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.




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