Personalization Change Touch Keyboard Size in Windows 11


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Windows 11 includes a touch keyboard you can click/tap on to enter text. This can be handy if you have a PC with a touchscreen without a physical keyboard.

You can change the size of the touch keyboard to be smaller or larger for your needs.

This tutorial will show you how to change the size of the touch keyboard for your account in Windows 11.


Contents

  • Option One: Change Touch Keyboard Size in Settings
  • Option Two: Change Touch Keyboard Size in Registry Editor


EXAMPLE: Touch keyboard

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OPTION ONE

Change Touch Keyboard Size in Settings


1 Open Settings (Win+I).

2 Click/tap on Personalization on the left side, and click/tap on Touch keyboard or Text input on the right side. (see screenshots below)

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3 Adjust the Keyboard size slider between 20 (smaller) to 200 (larger) for what you want. (see screenshots below)

In Windows 11 build 22504 and higher, you will need to click/tap on Touch keyboard to expand it open first.

The default touch keyboard size is 100.

You can click/tap on the Reset button to reset the keyboard size back to 100.


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4 You can now close Settings if you like.





OPTION TWO

Change Touch Keyboard Size in Registry Editor


1 Open Registry Editor (regedit.exe).

2 Navigate to the key below in the left pane of Registry Editor. (see screenshot below)

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\TabletTip\1.7

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3 In the right pane of the 1.7 key, double click/tap on the UserKeyboardScalingFactor DWORD value to modify it. (see screenshot above)

If you do not have a UserKeyboardScalingFactor DWORD value, right click on an empty area in the right pane of the 1.7 key, click/tap on New, click/tap on DWORD (32-bit) Value, type UserKeyboardScalingFactor for the name, and press Enter.


4 Select (dot) Decimal, type a number between 20 (smaller) to 200 (larger) for the touch keyboard size you want, and click/tap on OK. (see screenshot below)

The default touch keyboard size is 100.


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5 You can now close Registry Editor if you like.


That's it,
Shawn Brink

 

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