If you have a Windows PC with something like a touchscreen display, you can use the Touch Keyboard in Windows 11. Microsoft improved the Touch Keyboard with Windows 11, including an emoji panel, voice typing capabilities, themes, and more.
How to Enable and Use Touch Keyboard on Windows 11? read this until the end.
Furthermore, the Touch keyboard in Windows 11 offers a plethora of customization options, including the capacity to alter the keyboard size, theme, background, & key text size. In this post, we’ll show you how to enable, use, & customize the Windows 11 Touch Keyboard. So, let’s get this party started.
ENABLE TOUCH KEYBOARD ON WINDOWS 11
It is simple to enable the Touch Keyboard in Windows 11. Here’s how you do it.
1: Select Taskbar settings from the context menu when you right-click the Taskbar.
2: In the resulting Settings window, expand Taskbar corner icons and toggle the switch next to the Touch keyboard.
When you finish the preceding steps, a small keyboard icon will appear here on Taskbar. You can easily access a Touch Keyboard by clicking on it.
HOW TO USE A TOUCH KEYBOARD WITH WINDOWS 11
After you’ve opened the Touch Keyboard, users can begin typing with your mouse cursor or touch input. Users could also use the gear icon to switch to handwriting mode & write with a stylus or a mouse.
Likewise, clicking on the mic icon activates the text-to-speech feature.
In addition to the various input methods, clicking the Recent icon gives you access to emojis, GIFs, symbols, as well as the clipboard history.
After typing with the Touch Keyboard, close it by clicking on the cross mark or pressing any key on your physical keyboard.
On the Touch Keyboard, you can also switch between different languages. To do so, you’ll need to first add new languages to the PC.
1: Launch the Settings app & navigate to the Time and Language tab in the left pane. Then select Language and Region.
2: After that, click the Add a language button.
3: Scroll through the available languages in the following window or use the search tool at the top to find one‟s preferred language. After you’ve decided on a new language, click Next.
4: Finally, click Install.
5: After installing the preferred keyboard language, launch the Touch Keyboard and select the language icon to switch between languages.
HOW TO CUSTOMIZE WINDOWS 11 TOUCH KEYBOARD
Windows 11 also includes a few options for personalizing the Touch Keyboard experience.
1: Launch the Touch Keyboard and select the gear icon on the left.
2: Navigate to the Keyboard layouts section and choose one of the available layouts.
Modify the Keyboard Size
1: To open the Settings app, press Windows key + I. Select Touch keyboard from the Personalization tab.
2: To change the size of the keyboard, use the slider next to Keyboard size.
To preview the keyboard, click the Open keyboard button.
Alter the Keyboard Themes
1: Go to the Start menu, type Touch Keyboard settings, & hit Enter.
2: Expand the Keyboard topic section & browse the list to select a theme.
If you can’t find a suitable theme among the presets, you can create customized theme from this page. To do so, choose Custom theme and then click the Edit button.
Each element of the Touch Keyboard can be customized. The color and transparency of window, keys, as well as key text can all be changed.
You can also personalize your keyboard by selecting a custom image. To do so, go to the Window tab and choose Picture from the ‘Personalize your background’ drop-down menu. Then click ‘Choose your image’ to upload it from your computer.
As you make these changes, they will be reflected in the Theme preview at the top.
Change the size of the key text and the background.
To change the Key text size, go to Keyboard theme and select the drop-down menu next to it. Similarly, you can enable or disable the Key background by toggling the switch.
WINDOWS VIRTUAL KEYBOARD
As we’ve seen, there’s a lot you can do with your Windows 11 Touch keyboard. While touchscreen laptops can make the most of the situation, a virtual keyboard can be extremely useful when your physical keyboard on your keyboard stops working.