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How to Enable Two-Finger Tapping for Right Click in Windows 11/10

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How to Enable Two-Finger Tapping for Right Click in Windows 11/10

If you are looking for ways to enable two-finger tapping for a right click on Windows 11/10, this article will help you. One of the most basic features we use on a Windows operating system is to right-click anywhere on the desktop or on a file/folder to open the context menu and choose the desired option. But what if your right-click doesn't respond or you want other settings to open the context menu? In both cases, you can activate the, Press with two fingers to make a right click option to meet your need. So, here's how you can enable this feature on Windows 11/10.

It is quite simple to enable two-finger tapping for a right click on a Windows PC. In fact, the option is built into Windows 11/10. Just follow the steps below to know how to do it. The method is a little different for Windows 11 and Windows 10; therefore, we have divided the two into separate sections for your

Enable two-finger tapping for right-click in Windows 11

How to Enable Two-Finger Tapping for Right Click in Windows 11/10

  1. Press the Windows shortcut key + I to open the settings menu.
  2. Click on the Bluetooth and devices option present in the left panel of the screen.
  3. In the next window, choose the Touchpad option.
  4. Click on the drop-down arrow present next to the Taps option.
  5. Check 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 pressing the touchpad with two fingers.

Enable two-finger tapping for right-click in Windows 10

  1. Open the Settings menu by pressing the Windows + I keyboard shortcut.
  2. Click on the Devices option.
  3. Choose Touchpad from the left panel of the screen.
  4. Under the Taps section, check the box before Press with two fingers to right-click option.

How to Enable Two-Finger Tapping for Right Click in Windows 11/10

Yes, it's as simple as that. Now, double-tap with 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 click for right click does not work

If the two-finger press for right-click doesn't work even after you enable it as shown above, try the following:

 
  • Open Device Manager > Expand the mice and other pointing devices > Right-click the touchpad driver > Select Update Driver Software. You may also want to check if any driver updates are available.
  • Open Registry Editor> Go to Synaptics> SynTP> TouchPadPS2 and change the value from 2 FingerTapaction to 2.

How to change mouse sensitivity in Windows 11?

It is very easy to change the sensitivity of the mouse in Windows 11. First, open your system's Settings window and go to Bluetooth and devices > Touchpad. Under the Taps option, click the drop-down icon next to Touchpad Sensitivityand choose the sensitivity you want.

Why is my right touchpad not working?

There can be several reasons why your mouse's right touchpad is not working. The very first is a broken touchpad. However, if you are confirmed that everything is fine with the touchpad, the next thing that can cause the problem is the missing or outdated driver. In this case, you will need to download the latest touchpad driver update on your system to fix the problem.

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