Solved I've Lost My On-Screen Keyboard

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  1. AlexJV

    AlexJV New Member

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    I just un-docked my SP4 to use it as a tablet device and couldn't find the on screen keyboard. It usually pops up automatically when I want to type something, and if it doesn't, there's always been a keyboard icon on the right-hand side of the taskbar that would bring it up. Any ideas where it's gone?
     
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    GreyFox7 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Lots of OSK issues in FCU. Try rebooting.
     
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    Hit the Control+Windows+O button combination - OR - Go to Ease of Access Settings (Win+U) and check your Keyboard Settings there. Or hit Win+R and type in "OSK" (No Quotes) and hit enter.

    I realize this doesn't fix the lack of an Automatic Appearance - But take a look at the attached picture. Ensure your On-Scree-Keyboard is set to turn on Automatically - let us know if this fixes your OSK Issue.

    Hope this Helps,

    Mike
     

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    Thanks Mike. I checked the Devices settings (in the typing sub-section) and found that "Show the touch keyboard when not in tablet mode and there's no keyboard attached" was turned off. This has fixed the issue.
     
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    Sweet - Glad it works for you now.
     

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