Chromebook- How To Disable Keyboard

When using a Chromebook, some functionality may not be accessible due to the on-screen keyboard.

The following instructions will illustrate how to disable the keyboard.


  1. Sign-in to your Chromebook.
  2. Click the status area, where your account picture appears, or press Alt + Shift + s.
  3. Click Settings.
  4. Click Show advanced settings.
  5. In the "Accessibility" section, check or uncheck the box to turn on or off any of these options:
    • Show accessibility options in the system menu: Adds the Accessibility menu item to your status area.
    • Turn off Enable on-screen keyboard: Shows an on-screen keyboard that can be clicked with a mouse (or tapped if you have a touch screen).
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