Windows 8.1: How to use On-Screen Keyboard?
If you are using a touch-enabled computer, then working with the physical keyboard might be a problem for you. So, why not switch to the On-Screen Keyboard (OSK) on your Windows 8.1 based PC?
On-screen keyboard is an Ease of Access tool that you can use in the place of your physical keyboard. Though you do not need to have a touchscreen to use OSK, but it surely makes your job easy. Here, you can select the keys using your mouse pointer and start typing whatever you want to.
Here are the steps that you can follow to use the On-Screen Keyboard on your Windows 8.1-based PC:
- Move the mouse cursor to the top right corner of the ‘Start’ screen to access the Charms menu.
- Click on the ‘Settings’ charm, and then click on ‘Change PC Settings’.
- Click ‘Ease of Access’ from the left pane, and then click ‘Keyboard’.
- On the right pane, move the slider to right under ‘On-Screen Keyboard’ section to turn it on.
- When the ‘On-Screen Keyboard’ window opens, close the ‘Ease of access’ window.
- Now you can use the On-Screen Keyboard.
These are the steps that you can follow when you want to use the On-Screen Keyboard. If you find the above-mentioned steps too many to remember at one go, you can have a look at our solution video which is posted below. All you need to do is, click the play option given in the below window and check out our video now.