Windows has many keyboard shortcuts to help move around the screen and activate common actions. For the most common Windows shortcuts please read the article on Accessibility Keyboard Shortcuts – Common Typing Keyboard shortcuts on this website.

1. Enable Sticky Keys

Shortcut Key: Press the Shift key five times continuously

Sticky Keys are pretty helpful if you are unable to press the modifier (Ctrl, Alt, Windows key, Fn) and other key combination simultaneously. With Sticky Keys enabled, you can press the modifier key and have it remain active until other keys are pressed. Generally, this feature is to assist users with physical disabilities.

2. Quickly Open Ease of Use Settings

Shortcut Key: Windows + U

You can open Ease of Use Settings page just by pressing Windows and U keys. From here, you can adjust text size, color, brightness and a lot more.

3. Open Magnifier

Shortcut Key: Windows + Plus key (+)

This shortcut is the easiest way to open Magnifier on Windows 10. All you have to do is press Windows and Plus keys at once and the Magnifier will open up instantly.

4. Start Dictation

Shortcut Key: Windows + H

You can use this shortcut to type with your voice. If you are in a text field, it lets you dictate seamlessly. This feature is really good and should be used more often.

5. Enable the Narrator

Shortcut Key: Ctrl + Windows + Enter

The Narrator on Windows 10 can read aloud texts from the screen. You can also select the content window from where it will read and relay the information to you. This feature can help visually impaired users.