Windows 11 – How to disable sticky keys in keyboard

Sticky Keys is a feature of Windows Accessibility that enables you to perform keyboard shortcuts without holding several keys simultaneously. This is particularly advantageous in some scenarios especially for physically handicapped individuals.

If your keyboard seems to be acting strangely or if your keys are not functioning properly, Sticky Keys might be the cause of the problem. Here’s how to deactivate this feature if you’re not using it.

Disable sticky keys

Open your Window Settings.

Go to accessibility and select keyboard settings.

Toggle off Keyboard shortcut for sticky keys options.

Disable sticky keys with Control Panel

Press Windows + R to launch Run dialog.

Type control and press enter.

Select Eash of access and look for Make keyboard easier to use.

Click on Set up sticky keys.

Uncheck the option Turn on sticky keys when Shift is pressed five times.

Press Apply and OK.


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