How to change default screen keyboard

Discussion in 'Windows 10 on Surface 3' started by Intranetsites, Sep 9, 2015.

  1. Intranetsites

    Intranetsites Member

    Joined:
    Jul 7, 2015
    Messages:
    82
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    8
    My Device:
    Other
    Ok I need to change the default screen keyboard from the writing translator pad to the keyboard.
    I MUCH prefer using the KEYBOARD over the writing pad to translate.
    The problem is that the default popup is the writing pad. Then it takes me 2 click to switch every time.
     
  2. jnjroach

    jnjroach Administrator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Nov 9, 2012
    Messages:
    7,105
    Likes Received:
    1,724
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Seattle, WA USA
    My Device:
    Surface Book
    If the pen is hovering near the screen or invoked via the pen it will always default to Ink Input, otherwise there is an icon in the lower right corner of the Input Panel and there you can select which one to use, Windows remembers the one selected and will default to it next it is invoked unless the scenario above plays out.
     
  3. Intranetsites

    Intranetsites Member

    Joined:
    Jul 7, 2015
    Messages:
    82
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    8
    My Device:
    Other
    hmmm well I do click bottom right icon and switch to the keyboard but this action is Not remembered.
     
  4. jnjroach

    jnjroach Administrator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Nov 9, 2012
    Messages:
    7,105
    Likes Received:
    1,724
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Seattle, WA USA
    My Device:
    Surface Book
    Are you evoking the input panel with the pen or your finger? If by pen it will always being up the ink input panel.
     
  5. Intranetsites

    Intranetsites Member

    Joined:
    Jul 7, 2015
    Messages:
    82
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    8
    My Device:
    Other
    I use the Pen alot as the icons are too small to accurately navigate with my finger.
     

Share This Page

Search tags for this page

change from screen to keyboard surface

,

how to make microsoft surface pro 3 default touchscreen keyboard style

,

how to set the on screen keyboard to be deafult in windows 10 surface pro

,

surface how to change on screen default keyboard