How to Turn On or Off Sticky Keys on Windows 11?

Sticky Keys is an accessibility feature to help Windows users with physical disabilities reduce the sort of movement associated with repetitive strain injury. This feature serializes the keystrokes instead of requiring users to press multiple keys at the same time. It enables the user to enter key combinations by pressing keys in sequence rather than simultaneously. This will benefit users who are unable to press or have difficulty pressing shortcut key combinations.

It is helpful in many cases. For example, usually, to open a new tab in chrome, file, we use CTRL + keys simultaneously. When Sticky Keys is turned on, you can press “CTRL” and then “N” keys individually to open a new tab in chrome.

In this type, there are several ways to turn on or off sticky keys in Windows 11. This risewindows article. One by one, we will demonstrate all of them.

How to Enable or Disable Sticky Keys on Windows 11 using the Settings app?

Step 1. First, press Windows + I keys from the keyboard to open the Settings app.

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Step 2. Now, when Windows Settings opens, select the Accessibility category from the left sidebar.

Step 3. Then, scroll down to the end on the right side pane and then click the Keyboard.

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Step 4. After that, on the Keyboard settings, use the toggle switch beside “Sticky keys” to turn on or off.

Quick Note: While the Sticky Keys function is enabled, you can still use keyboard shortcuts simultaneously without any issues.

So, repeat the above steps and in step 4 above, toggle “Sticky keys” to off position to turn this feature off your computer.

How to Turn On or Off Sticky Keys in Windows 11 through Keyboard Shortcut?

Quickly, you can enable or disable the sticky keys using keyboard shortcut keys. For that, press the Shift key five times. It will turn on sticky keys in Windows 11. Then, Windows 11 will prompt you whether you want to enable sticky keys. Press Yes to turn it on and No button to turn it off.

If you play games and you frequently turn on sticky keys by mistake, you can disable shortcut keys permanently. For that, follow the following method.

How to Turn On or Turn Off Sticky Keys Keyboard Shortcut in Windows 11 via Control Panel?

Step 1. First, open Control Panel.

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Step 2. Now, click Ease of Access in the Control Panel window.

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Step 3. Then select Ease of Access Center option.

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Step 4. After that, either click on the “Make the keyboard easier to use” or the “Make it easier to focus on tasks settings” link.

Step 5. Next, click the link Set up Sticky Keys under the “Make it easier to type” section.

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Step 6. Now, uncheck the option “Turn on Sticky keys when SHIFT is pressed five times.”

Step 7. After completing the above steps, select the Apply button.

Step 8. Finally, click OK.

So, repeat the above steps and check the option “Turn on Sticky keys when SHIFT is pressed five times.” when you need to enable the sticky keys keyboard shortcut on your Windows 11 computer.

How to Enable or Disable Sticky Keys in Windows 11 from Quick Settings?

Step 1. Firstly, press Windows + A keys simultaneously to open the Quick Settings menu. Alternatively, click the battery, network, or volume icon in the notification area to access Quick Settings.

Step 2. Then, in the Quick Settings menu, select Accessibility tile.

Step 3. Lastly, toggle on/off Sticky keys to enable or disable this feature on your PC.

How to Enable or Disable Sticky Keys in Windows 11 via Control Panel?

Step 1. As usual, open Control Panel.

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Step 2. Then, click Ease of Access in the Control Panel window.

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Step 3. After that, select Ease of Access Center option.

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Step 4. Next, either click on the “Make the keyboard easier to use” or the “Make it easier to focus on tasks settings” link.

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Step 5. So, check or uncheck theTurn on Sticky Keys checkbox to enable or disable this function.

Step 6. Once you complete all the steps, click Apply button.

Step 7. Lastly, click the OK button to save the changes.

That’s it for the article.

I hope this post will be helpful to you.

Good luck & Keep growing, guys.

Also, read How to Turn On/Off Keyboard Sound on Windows 11?

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