On Windows 11, we’ll learn how to disable laptop touchpad click actions, such as single-clicking with a finger, right-clicking with two fingers, or tab twice and dragging to multi-select.
Click actions that mimic mouse actions are available on some laptop trackpads. The Settings app on Windows allows users to turn off or disable these actions. If you have a mouse connected to your laptop and prefer to use it, simply turning off the touchpad actions will save you time and frustration.
Many new features and a new user desktop are included in Windows 11, including a centered Start menu and taskbar, rounded corner windows, themes, and colors that make any computer look and feel modern. Follow the steps below to start disabling touchpad click actions.
How to disable touchpad click on Windows 11
Go to the Settings app to disable or turn off the touchpad click actions. This is how you do it.
The majority of the settings app in Windows 11 is centralized. The System Settings pane allows you to do everything from changing system settings to adding new users and updating Windows.
Use the Windows key + I shortcut or go to Start > Settings to get to System Settings. Alternatively, you can use the taskbar’s search box to look for Settings. After that, choose to open it.
The image below shows how the Windows Settings pane should look. Click Bluetooth in Windows Settings, then Touchpad in the right pane of your screen, as shown in the image below.
Select the Tabs tile in the Touchpad settings pane and uncheck the boxes:
- Tap with a single finger to single-click
- Tap with two fingers to right-click
- Tap twice and drag to multi-select
- Press the lower right corner of the touchpad to right-click
The changes should take effect right away. After that, you can close the Settings app.
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