Sticky Keys are an accessibility feature by Windows that keep the modifier keys active after their pressed and released. It makes it easy to use keyboard shortcuts. But recently, many people have been complaining about the sticky keys feature not working as intended. If you are also facing this issue, keep reading this post to know how you can Enable or Disable Sticky Keys in Windows 11.
This feature reduces stress on your fingers as you don’t have to press and hold keys to use keyboard shortcuts. When it is enabled, you only need to press and release a modifier key, like Ctrl, Alt or Shift key and then press the following key for keyboard shortcuts. This feature is handy in certain situations and for physically challenged people.
Ways To Turn Off Sticky Keys in Windows 11
Below mentioned are some methods to help you disable this feature in Windows 11
Press the Right Shift Key 5 times
The easiest way to turn it off is using the keyboard shortcut. All you need to do is press the right shift key five times. Once done, a confirmation box will appear asking you if you want to turn on sticky keys. Click on No as it will confirm that the feature is turned off.
Turn Off Sticky Keys From Settings
- Click on Start and open Settings.
- Navigate to the Accessibility tab.
- Scroll down and click on Keyboard.
- Turn off the Sticky Keys option.
Disable Sticky Keys From Control Panel
- Open Control Panel on your Windows 11 device.
- Click on Ease of Access and then on Ease of Access Centre.
- Scroll down and click on a Make the keyboard easier to use.
- Uncheck the option Turn on sticky keys.
- Click on Ok to save changes.
This was how you can turn off sticky keys in Windows 11. We hope that the steps mentioned above were able to help you. If you still have any issues, don’t hesitate to drop a comment below.