If you want to create a custom theme for the Touch keyboard in Windows 11, this guide will help you go through the process. Whether you want to create a theme from scratch or edit an existing theme for Touch keyboard, here is how you can do that.
The Touch keyboard helps you type in any program if the physical keyboard doesn’t work. The best thing about the Windows 11’s Touch keyboard is that you can customize it with various themes. By default, Windows 11 offers some themes to personalize the background, text color, key color, etc. However, if you want to set something as per your requirements, this tutorial will be handy for you.
Create a custom theme for the Touch Keyboard in Windows 11
To create a custom theme for the Windows 11 Touch keyboard, follow these steps:
- Press Win+I to open Windows Settings.
- Go to Personalization > Touch keyboard.
- Choose the Custom theme option.
- Click the Edit button.
- Change Key text color and Suggestion text color from the Text tab.
- Switch to the Keys tab to change the key background color and Key transparency.
- Go to the Window tab to personalize the background and Window background color.
- Click the Save button.
To know more about these steps, continue reading.
At first, you need to open the Touch keyboard setting page. To do that, press Win+I to open Windows Settings and go to Personalization > Touch keyboard.
Here you can find a Custom theme option. You need to select it and click on the Edit button.
Once you do that, it opens the customization panel for your custom theme for the Touch keyboard. There are three tabs – Text, Keys, and Window.
The Text tab allows you to change the Key text color and Suggestion text color. You can choose a color visible in the palette or click on the Choose another color button and select a color as per your requirements.
Following that, switch to the Keys tab. From here, it is possible to change the Key background color and Key transparency.
Changing the Key background color is similar to changing the Key text color. You have two options –
- Select a color from the palette or
- Click on the Choose another color option to select a color as desired.
Following that, you can find the Key transparency option. It is possible to change the opacity of the keys on your Touch keyboard. By default, it is set to 0. However, you can increase the transparency level up to 100%.
Up next, there is the Window tab. There are two options –
- Personalize your background and
- Window background color.
By default, the Touch keyboard displays a solid color in the background. However, if you want to change the default color or display an image as the background, you can choose the corresponding option from the Personalize your background menu.
If you choose the Picture option, you can select an image, change the aspect ratio and background brightness level. Next, you can find the Window background color. By default, it displays a whitish border. However, if you want, you can change the border color to something else.
Once you are done with all the changes, click the Save button.
Related read: How to customize Touch keyboard on Windows 11.
How do I change the Touch keyboard color?
There are mainly two ways to change the Touch keyboard color, and both require changing the theme. By default, Windows 11 offers quite a few themes that you can use to change the theme. However, if you do not like the default colors, you can opt for the Custom theme and follow the aforementioned guide to change the color.
How do you customize your On-Screen Keyboard?
There are many ways to customize the On-Screen Keyboard on Windows 11. For that, you can change the theme, keyboard size, change background color, key text color, etc. Everything is possible from the Windows Settings > Personalization > Touch keyboard panel.
That’s all! Hope this guide helped