How to Enable Touch Keyboard and Handwriting Panel Service in Windows 11/10?

Touch Keyboard and Handwriting Panel Service enables Touch Keyboard and Handwriting Panel pen and ink functionality. This service is required to use the typing and touch features. After disabling this service, you will not be able to type in the Start Menu, Settings, UWP apps, Terminal, etc.

If this service is disabled on your Windows 11/10, starting in Windows Terminal 1.5, the Terminal will display a warning if the Touch Keyboard and Handwriting Panel Service are disabled. To properly route input events to the Terminal application, this service is required by the operating system. If you see this warning, you need to enable this service.

This gearupwindows article will guide you to enabling Touch Keyboard and Handwriting Panel Service on Windows 11/10.

How do I Enable Touch Keyboard and Handwriting Panel Service in Windows 11/10?

Step 1. Press Windows + R keyboard shortcut to open the Run dialog box.

Step 2. In the Run dialog box, type the following and hit Enter from the keyboard or click OK button to open the Services window:-

services.msc

Step 3. In the Services window that opens, scroll down to find the Touch Keyboard and Handwriting Panel Service.

Step 4. Now, double click on Touch Keyboard and Handwriting Panel Service to open its properties.

Step 5. Select the Automatic option from the Startup type drop-down menu.

Step 6. Click Apply.

Step 7. Click OK.

Step 8. Restart your computer.

Once you complete the above steps, the service will auto start, and the error dialog should no longer appear.

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