How to Disable Touchpad in Windows 10?

In this post, we’ll see how to disable the touchpad when a mouse is connected.

Also, we’ll view how to turn off the touchpad completely. Let’s get started.

Steps

Open Settings.

Hit Devices > Touchpad.

To disable touchpad when a mouse is connected:

Unselect Leave touchpad on when a mouse is connected option which you can find at the top.

Unselected Leave touchpad on when a mouse is connected option

Note: To go to default, select the above option.

To turn off touchpad entirely:

Hit the toggle switch under Touchpad which you can find at the top.

Turned off touchpad

Note: If you want to go back to default, hit the above toggle switch.

An alternate method to turn off touchpad completely

Look F1-F12 for the touchpad symbol.

Once you find the one, press the Function key and the key you find (in my case, it is F9) simultaneously.

Note: if you want to enable the touchpad, then press the above button combination.

That’s all.


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