This post shows students and new users the steps to disable laptop touchpad click actions, including single finger click, two finger tab to right click or tab double click and drag to perform a multiple selection in Windows 11.

Some laptop trackpads allow click actions that can mimic mouse actions. Windows allows users to turn off or disable these actions from the Settings application. If you have a mouse connected to your laptop and prefer to use it, simply disabling the touchpad actions will save you some hassle.

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To start disabling touchpad click actions, follow the steps below.

How to disable touchpad click on Windows 11

To disable or turn off the touchpad click actions, go to the Settings app. Here’s how to do it.

Windows 11 has a centralized location for most of its setup applications. From system settings to creating new users and updating Windows, everything can be done from the System settings crystal.

To access the System Settings, you can use the Windows key + i shortcut or click Start ==> Settings as shown in the following picture:

Alternatively, you can use the search box on the taskbar and find Settings. Then select to open it.

The Windows settings panel should look similar to the image below. In Windows settings, click Bluetoothand select Touch panel on the right panel of the screen shown in the image below.

In the touchpad settings panel, select the Tabs tile and uncheck the boxes:
  • Single finger tap to single click
  • Tap with two fingers to right click
  • Double tap and drag to multi-select
  • Press the lower right corner of the touchpad to right-click
The changes should take effect immediately. You can exit the Settings app and you’re done.

Conclusion:

In this tutorial we have seen how to disable touchpad click actions when using Windows 11. If you find any errors above or have something to add, use the comment form below.

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