How to Allow or Disallow Touch Keyboard from Capitalizing the First Letter of Each Sentence in Windows 11?

If you type on any program using the Windows Touch keyboard, it will automatically capitalize the first letter of each sentence. The same thing doesn’t happen in WordPad, Notepad, or other programs. Using a physical keyboard makes it pretty easy to capitalize the first letter of any sentence.

If you want to stop the Touch keyboard from capitalizing the first letter of each sentence in Windows 11, this risewindows post will help you do it. There are two ways to prevent the Touch keyboard from doing so – using Windows Settings and the Registry Editor.

Things are slightly time-consuming if you use the Touch keyboard. Then, you need to click the Shift key and type the letter. Next, you need to press the Caps Lock, type the letter, and turn off the Caps Lock. If you don’t want to go through this process, we will see how you can allow or disallow the Touch keyboard from capitalizing the first letter.

How to Allow or Stop the Touch keyboard from Capitalizing the First Letter in Windows 11?

To allow or disallow the Touch keyboard from automatically capitalizing the first letter of each sentence in Windows 11, do these following steps:-

Step 1. Firstly, press Windows + I keys on the keyboard to open Windows Settings.

Step 2. Now, click the Time & language on the left side.

Step 3. Select Typing header on the right side.

Step 4. Then, expand the Touch keyboard section by clicking on it.

Step 5. At last, check or uncheck the “Capitalize the first letter of each sentence” option to allow or disallow using uppercase.

After completing the above steps, depending upon the option you choose, you should be able to allow or disallow Touch Keyboard from capitalizing the first letter of each sentence in Windows 11.

How to Allow or Disallow Touch keyboard from Capitalizing the First Letter on Windows 11/10 using Registry Editor?

To allow or stop the Touch keyboard from capitalizing the first letter in Windows 11/10, do the following steps:-

Step 1. Firstly, open the Registry Editor.

Step 2. Now, navigate to the following key in the left side pane:-

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\TabletTip\1.7

Step 3. Then, look into the right side pane and find DWORD EnableAutoShiftEngage. If it does not exist, right-click on the free space and select New > DWORD (32-bit) Value.

Step 4. After that, name it EnableAutoShiftEngage.

Step 5. Next, double click on EnableAutoShiftEngage. Set “Value data” to 1 and 0 to prevent the Touch keyboard from capitalizing the first letter automatically.

Step 6. Finally, click the OK button.

Once you have followed the above steps, restart your computer to see the changes.

That’s all, guys.

I hope this post will help you with your doubts.

Good luck & Stay healthy.!!!

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