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Surface Touch Keyboard Not Working After Windows 11 Updates

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After upgrading to Windows 11 my touch keyboard refuses to appear when I remove the type cover for my Surface Pro 7.

 

I have tried using the Taskbar settings to turn on and off the icon in the bottom right as well as multiple resets but I have not had any success. I can't use the surface as a tablet anymore which is the key reason I got it, so I would love a fix.

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yo tengo el mismo problema.

same - as a student I need this all the time. any help is much appreciated

I have a similar problem on my Lenovo yoga.

I have the same problem after upgrading to windows 11.

My laptop is HP Envy x360 @CarlosGIII 

Yep, I have the same issue on my surface pro 6 , but cant find out anywhere how to fix it :(
Same issue. I've manages to get the keyboard icon on the taskbar but nothing happens when I click it.
me too, I just updated and it is not working

Same - brand new HP Envy x360, Windows 11 and touch keyboard does not work! Means I can't use it as a tablet - part of the reason I bought it.

I'm having the same issue! I regret upgrading

Me pasa lo mismo! no encontre nada de soluciones! espero a ver si alguien puede solucionarlo....@CarlosGIII 

same issue, please update this issue soon (hp envy x360)

@CarlosGIII 

best response confirmed by CarlosGIII (New Contributor)
Solution

@CarlosGIII 

Make sure you install all Windows and firmware updates following the Win 11 upgrade.  I had the same issue and installing all updates, drivers and firmware updates fixed the issue.

@CarlosGIII 

 

I installed the latest win11 update today, and now the touch keyboard works well again!

I had the same problem but just got to Windows Update in Settings and make sure you install and update EVERYTHING 

 

@CarlosGIII 

I have the same laptop. Go to your settings and make sure you update and install everything.
I face the same problem on my Acer Aspire 3 netbook

@CarlosGIII Latest Update patch (KB5006746) fixed it for me. Surface Pro 7

This worked for me on my new Surface Pro 8. I assumed that the updates cycle during the initial setup would have installed all essential updates. Silly me. Heaven help anyone who buys the Surface without the Signature Keyboard.

same here, touch keyboard not working after Windows 11 update. Have to physically go to settings and set the on screen keyboard to ON every single time I login