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How to Turn on and Turn off Sticky Keys on Windows 8/8.1

If you have difficulty in pressing two or more keyboard shortcuts (e.g. Shift, Ctrl, Alt, Windows Logo Key…) at the same time, it is recommended for you to turn on Sticky Keys in your PC. Then you are able to press one key at a time to achieve the same goal. For example, after selecting the text, you can first press Ctrl, and then hit C to finish the copy operation, instead of pressing them at the same time. Furthermore, for your convenience, this article will tell you how to turn on and turn off Sticky Keys on Windows 8.

Part 1: 2 methods to turn on Sticky Keys on Windows 8

Way 1: Use keyboard shortcut

Press Shift key five times to open the Sticky Keys dialog box and select Yes to turn it on.

Way 2: Turn it on from Ease of Access Center.

Step 1: Right-click the bottom left corner to open the Quick Access Menu and choose Control Panel to access it.

Step 2: Select Ease of Access in Control Panel.

Step 3: Click Change how your keyboard works in the Ease of Access window.

Step 4: In the following window, check the box before Turn on Sticky Keys and tap OK.

Part 2: 2 methods to turn off Sticky Keys in Windows 8

Method 1: Use two keyboard shortcuts

Simultaneously press any two keyboard shortcuts (e.g. Ctrl+C, Windows+F…) to turn it off.

Method 2: Turn it off from Ease of Access Center

For the previous 3 steps, they are the same as those of the second way above, so only the last step is illustrated below.

Step 4: Uncheck the box before Turn on Sticky Keys and click OK.



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