Sticky Keys In Windows 10

Windows 10 has a feature called Sticky Key, which allows modifier keys to temporarily perform the functions of another key when they are both pressed together. These modifier keys are the Window key, Ctrl key, Shift key, Alt key, Fn key, etc. Let’s see some example:

Ctrl+Z: Undo

The Ctrl+Z shortcut will reverse your last action no matter what program you’re using. However, if you click on modifier keys such as Ctrl, Shift, Alt, Fn, etc., it will not perform any task on your computer or laptop. Additionally, sticky keys only function when they are pressed simultaneously in a sequence rater.


Sticky Keys In Windows 10 

There are several ways to activate the sticky keys-

Method 1: The Keyboard Shortcut

One of the easiest ways for how to turn off the sticky keys is with the modifier shortcut key. It is not like other modifiers or any shortcut key like pressing a few combinations of keys in a sequence.

Sticky Keys

Step 1: You have to just press the Shift Modifier key for 5 times continuously.

Step 2: Then on the monitor or laptop screen a window will appear. Click Yes.

Then your Sticky Key option will be turned on.

Method 2 : The Control Panel

When the window does not appear after clicking 5 times Shift modifier key then

Step 1: After clicking 5 times Shift Modifier key continuously then

Step 2: If the window does not appear then see on the taskbar which is present at the bottom on the right side in the control panel a few tile-shaped icons one large white rectangle underneath the three white small square icons will appear and double click on the icon.

Step3: Then a window will appear and in the option of  “Set up Sticky Keys”.

Step 4: If the option of “Turn on Sticky Keys” is checked then check the box.

Step5: Then, click on the “Apply”.

Sticky Keys are now turned on.

Method 3: The Setting Menu

Step 1: Click on the Window Modifier key then the “Type here to search”  will open

Step 2: Then search for “Ease of Access keyboard setting”.

Step 3: Then a Keyboard window in the setting will appear.

Step 4: In which Toggle slides to the “On” position option in the “Use Sticky Keys” group under the  “Press one key at a time for keyboard shortcuts” option.

Sticky Keys are now turned on.

There are several ways to Deactivate the sticky keys.

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It also lets users hold a modifier key (Shift, Ctrl, Alt, Function, Windows Key) until another key is pressed and it becomes active again. Those who suffer from disabilities or repetitive stress injuries can benefit from sticky keys.