A Guide on Touchpad in Windows 10

In this post, we’ll see:

Disable Touchpad When a Mouse is Connected

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Hit Devices > Touchpad.
  3. 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: select the above option to go to default.

Turn Off Touchpad Entirely

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Hit Devices > Touchpad.
  3. 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.

Alternate Method

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.

Reset Touchpad in Windows 10

Here’s how you can reset touchpad settings and gestures to defaults in Windows 10:

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Hit Devices > Touchpad.
  3. In Reset your touchpad section, you can see the Reset button. Hit it.
Reset button