Not all PC users often use the On-Screen Keyboard present in the Windows operating system, and many would be surprised to know that the On-Screen Keyboard has been part of the Windows operating system since Vista days.
Now that Windows 10 ships with a dedicated touch keyboard, most users don’t need to use the on-screen keyboard. That said, if, for some reason, if you prefer to use the on-screen keyboard on Windows 10, the following are the seven easy ways to open the on-screen keyboard in Windows 10.
Method 1 of 7
Open the On-Screen Keyboard using a keyboard shortcut
Step 1: Use Windows logo + Ctrl + O keys to launch the On-Screen Keyboard in Windows 10.
Method 2 of 7
Open the On-Screen Keyboard from Start menu
Type On-screen keyboard in Start menu or taskbar search box, and then press Enter key to open the built-in on-screen keyboard in Windows 10.
Method 3 of 7
Open On-Screen Keyboard from Run command box
Step 1: Simultaneously press Windows and R keys to open the Run command box.
Step 2: In the field, type OSK (no need to type in caps) and then press Enter to open On-Screen Keyboard.
Method 4 of 7
Open On-Screen Keyboard via Command Prompt or PowerShell
In the Command Prompt or PowerShell, type OSK and then press Enter key.
Method 5 of 7
Use the Start menu to open On-Screen Keyboard
Open Start menu. Click All apps, click Windows Ease of Access folder icon to expand the same, and then click On-Screen Keyboard to open the On-Screen Keyboard.
Method 5 of 7
Open On-Screen Keyboard via Settings
Step 1: Open the Settings app by clicking Settings on the left side of the Start menu.
Step 2: Once the Settings app is opened, click Ease of Access.
Step 3: Click Keyboard. Under the On-Screen Keyboard section, turn on the option labeled Use the On-Screen Keyboard option to launch On-Screen Keyboard in Windows 10.
Method 7 of 7
Open On-Screen Keyboard via Control Panel
Step 1: Open Control Panel by right-clicking on the Start button and then clicking Control Panel entry.
Step 2: Once Control Panel is launched, click Ease of Access.
Step 3: Click Ease of Access Center.
Step 4: Finally, click Start On-Screen Keyboard to open the same.
I hope this helps!