Sticky Keys In Windows 10: How To Turn Them Off

Many Windows 10 users want to turn off sticky keys in their computers or either way disable that feature.

Well if you don’t know what Sticky Keys are…

Sticky keys in Windows is a feature through which you can access shortcuts without pressing the keys in your keyboard simultaneously. For example, you want to copy something and the shortcut for that is

Ctrl + C

And it is a shortcut which you use pretty often and if you want to activate sticky keys for that (by pressing your shift key five times continuously) then you won’t have to press your control key and C in your keyword simultaneously but still, you can copy either a file/folder etc. Either by pressing the control key and then after fifteen seconds pressing C and still copying a folder/file.

Well, many Windows 10 users want to turn off sticky keys in their computers. And it can be for various reasons, such as you are gaming and you use your shift key very often and you see that sticky key notification popping up every now and then and it is not letting you game peacefully. And the fact is that Sticky keys are so annoying themselves. Which eventually influences many Windows 10 users to disable sticky keys.

And if you need some guidance or help which will walk you through step by step on how to turn off sticky keys in Windows 10. Then, in this guide of ours, we are going to show you exactly that. So without a further ado, let’s jump straight into the process.

Turn Off Sticky Keys Using Your Computer Settings

This is an easy method which you can implement to turn off sticky keys in your Windows 10 computer.

And to do so, follow the above steps…

Firstly click on your Windows menu (the one on the bottom left). And then click on settings (that little gear icon).

turn off sticky keys via windows 10 settings

After that, you will be taken to a new tab. From there go to this option which says “Ease Of Access”.

The ease of access option to turn off sticky keys

And then will see a new menu. Click on this option which says “Keyboard”.

And after that, you will see this header which says “Sticky Keys” and then simply change the toggle from on to off.

Turn off sticky keys in Windows 10

After that, you will have successfully turned off sticky keys in your Windows 10 computer 😉

Disable Sticky Keys Using Your Control Panel

This is another method which you can try to disable sticky keys in your Windows 10 computer.

Firstly click on your Windows menu (the one in the bottom left). And then search “Control panel”. And you will see an icon which says “Control Panel” with a description which says “Desktop App”. And you click on that and you’ll open up a new tab.

The ease of access option in Windows 10

After that, click on this option which says “Ease Of Access” and then you click on this option which says “Ease Of Access Center”.

And then, you click on this option which says “Make the keyboard easier to use”.

Make keyboard easier to use

After that, you click on this option which says “setup sticky keys” and you uncheck this box with the option which says “Turn on sticky keys when SHIFT is pressed five times”. And then you uncheck this checkbox which says “Turn on sticky keys”.

An easy guide to disable sticky keys in Windows 10

Then you click on “Apply” and then finally on “OK”.

After that, you will have successfully disabled sticky keys in your Windows 10 computer.

Final thoughts

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Turning off sticky keys in Windows 10 is pretty easy if you followed our guide step by step.

Also, you can also check this guide on how to Enable or Disable fast user switching (It can come in handy 😉 )

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