How to Turn On or Off Two Finger Tap for Right Click in Windows 11 or 10?

Right-click is one of the essential functions we use daily in every Windows operating system. One can always attach a mouse to the notebook and start using it for navigation purposes. Due to some reason, if the mouse is not working or you prefer to use a laptop touchpad for right-click, you can use the below-mentioned guidelines.

If you use a Windows 11 or 10 laptop and looking for ways to enable a two-finger tap for right-click, this growupwindows article will guide you. You can use the built-in Settings app or Registry Editor to allow the two-finger tap for right-click. Here is how to do it.

How to Enable or Disable Two-Finger Tap for Right Click in Windows 11?

To turn on or off a two-finger tap for right-clicking on Windows 11 laptop, use these steps:-

Step 1. First, open Windows 11 Settings.

To do that, you can use the Windows + I keyboard shortcut. Alternatively, right-click on the Start button and select Settings in the menu.

Step 2. When the Settings window appears on the screen, select the Bluetooth & devices option on the left side.

Step 3. Then, click the Touchpad tab on the right sidebar.

Step 4. Next, click on the Taps option.

Step 5. At last, check the checkbox “Tap with two fingers to right-click” to enable the future.

That’s it. You can close the Settings app now. Now, you can open the right-click context menu by tapping with two fingers on your touchpad.

If you want to disable the “Tap with two fingers to right-click,” repeat the above steps, and in step 5, uncheck the checkbox “Tap with two fingers to right-click.”

How to Turn On or Off Two-Finger Tap for Right Click in Windows 10?

To enable or disable a two-finger tap for right-clicking on Windows 10, use these steps:-

Step 1. First, open Windows 10 Settings app.

To do that, right-click the Start button and select Settings in the menu. Or, use the Windows + I hotkey.

Step 2. Next, click on the Devices on Windows Settings.

Step 3. Then, select the Touchpad option on the left sidebar.

Step 4. At last, under the Taps section, click the checkbox before Tap with two fingers to right-click option.

Quick Note: To turn off the future, uncheck the checkbox Tap with two fingers to right-click.

That’s it. Now, tap on the desktop or a file/folder with two fingers to open the right-click context menu.

How to Use Registry Editor to Turn On or Off Two-Finger Tap for Right Click in Windows 11 or 10?

To enable or disable a two fingers tap for right-click using Windows 11 or 10 Registry Editor, use these steps:-

Step 1. Open Registry Editor.

Step 2. Navigate or browse to the following key in the left sidebar of the Registry Editor window:-

Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\PrecisionTouchPad

Step 3. On the right sidebar, double-click on the TwoFingerTapEnabled REG_DWORD.

Step 4. Set the following “Value data“:-

  • ffffffff: Turn on two fingers tap for right-click.
  • 00000000: Turn off two fingers tap for right-click.

Step 5. Click OK.

Step 6. Restart your laptop or notebook to apply the changes.

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