If you are looking for ways to enable two-finger tap for right-click on Windows 11/10, then this post will help you. One of the most basic features that we use on a Windows OS is to right-click anywhere on the desktop or a file/folder to open the context menu and choose the desired option. But what if the right click of your mouse is not responding, or you want some other settings to open the context menu? In either case, you can enable the, Tap with two fingers to right-click option to fulfill your need. So, here’s how you can enable this feature on Windows 11/10.
It’s pretty straightforward to enable two-finger tap for right-click in Windows PC. In fact, the option comes built-in in Windows 11/10. Just follow the below-mentioned steps to find out how it’s done. The method is a bit different for Windows 11 and Windows 10; therefore, we have divided both into separate sections for your convenience.
Enable Two Finger Tap for Right Click in Windows 11
- Press the Windows + I shortcut key to open the settings menu.
- Click on the Bluetooth & Devices option present at the left panel of the screen.
- In the following window, choose the Touchpad option.
- Click on the drop-down arrow present next to the Taps option.
- Checkmark the Tap with two fingers to right-click option.
Exit the window, and you will see that you can open the right-click context menu by tapping with two fingers on the touchpad.
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Enable Two Finger Tap for Right Click in Windows 10
- Open the Settings menu by pressing the Windows + I hotkey.
- Click on the Devices option.
- Choose Touchpad from the left panel of the screen.
- Under the Taps section, click the box before Tap with two fingers to right-click option.
Yes, it’s as easy as that. Now, double-tap your fingers on the desktop or any file/folder to open the right-click context menu.
Read: How to change Mouse Scroll Speed in Windows 11/10.
Two finger Tap for Right click not working
If Two finger Tap for Right click not working even after you have enabled it as shown above, then try the following:
- Open Device Manager > Expand the Mice and other pointing devices > Right-click on the Touchpad Driver > Select Update Driver Software. You might want t also check if Driver Updates are available.
- Open Registry Editor > Go to Synaptics > SynTP > TouchPadPS2 and Modify value of 2FingerTapaction to 2.
How to change mouse sensitivity in Windows 11?
It’s very easy to change the mouse sensitivity in Windows 11. First off, open the Settings window on your system, and navigate to Bluetooth & devices > Touchpad. Under the Taps option, click on the drop-down icon present next to Touchpad sensitivity, and choose the desired sensitivity.
Why my right touchpad is not working?
There can be multiple reasons why your mouse right touchpad is not working. The very first one is a broken touchpad. However, if you are confirmed that everything is fine with the touchpad, the next thing that can cause the issue is the missing or outdated driver. In such a case, you will have to download the latest touchpad driver update on your system to fix the problem.
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