To ensure that the on screen keyboard (osk) is opened successfully from Launcher the following setting must be enabled.
Enabling the On Screen Keyboard
Follow the instructions below to add a new application shortcut:
- In your device go to Windows settings-->Devices-->Typing
- Under 'Touch keyboard' setting, toggle 'Show touch keyboard when not in tablet mode and there's no keyboard attached' to 'On'
Your osk will now open as expected from the Launcher home screen