how to fix number keys not working on windows 10

How to fix Number Keys not Working in windows 10

  • To fix Number keys not working on windows 10 you need to go to ease of access settings -> Mouse -> Turn off Control your Mouse with Keyboard option.
  • Uncheck turn on mouse keys option and also make sure that number key button is not locked on your keyboard.

On your windows 10 computer if you are pressing number keys and number keys not working or shift key not working and number keys don’t respond on your windows 10 keyboard then you can change and uncheck or turn off control your mouse settings and you can try these simple solutions and fix this issue on your own.

Fix Number Keys Not Working in Windows 10

Below troubleshooting methods will help you fix number keys not working on windows 10 or windows 11

Press Num Lock Key

First thing you need to do is cross check whether your number key lock is not locked or not. So, Go ahead and press the number lock key again and see whether your number keys are working or not.

Turn off Control Your Mouse with Keyboard

You need to turn off your mouse settings if you have made changes for mouse / keypad settings.

Step 1: In windows search type settings and open windows settings page.

Step 2: Now, click on ease of access

Step 3: In ease of access settings -> on the left side pane -> click on Mouse option.

Step 4: Now, on the right side pane -> toggle off button (turn off) Control your mouse with a keypad option.

That’s it, once you turn off these settings you need to go ahead and check with your number keys on your windows 10 computer will start working correctly as expected and you will not face any issue of Number keys not working on windows 10 computer.

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Turn off Mouse Keys

Step 1: Open control panel settings

Step 2: Change view by from category to large icon view.

Step 3: Nowl, click on ease of access center

Step 4: Now, scroll down here and locate -> Make the mouse easier to use option and click on it.

Step 5: Uncheck -> Turn on Mouse Keys option.

That’s it, once you uncheck this option your number keys will start working normally.  

Hardware Problem Change Keyboard

If there is any hardware issue then you need to change with your keyboard and replace your keyboard. Sometimes the life span of your keyboard may have expired and due to this reason as well you may face this issue of number keys not working or any key.