How to use a virtual on-screen keyboard on BlueStacks 5

How will this help?

You can use a virtual keyboard on BlueStacks 5 to type inside an app if you do not want to use your physical keyboard connected to your PC. 

This article will guide you in enabling a virtual on-screen keyboard on BlueStacks.  


How can I enable the virtual keyboard?

1. Launch BlueStacks and open the "System apps" folder on your BlueStacks home screen.

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2. Here, click on the icon for "Settings".

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3. On the Settings page, click on "Select IME", as shown below.

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4. Within the IME (Input Method) settings, find the option "Enable OnScreen Keyboard"

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5. Now, click on the slider next to "Enable OnScreen Keyboard", so that it turns green.

NOTE: Enabling the virtual keyboard will disable your physical keyboard. In order to start using your physical keyboard again, you will have to disable the on-screen keyboard in these settings.

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6. The virtual keyboard will now be enabled for BlueStacks. You can use it whenever you wish to type inside any of your apps.

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Thank you for choosing BlueStacks, we hope you enjoy using it. If you have any further questions, please contact us at support@bluestacks.com. Happy Gaming!

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