How to Enable or Disable Touch Screen in Windows 10

Touch Screen Tablets and Laptops have become an essential part of exploring the world with a single touch. By the time people have become more familiar with touch screens due to the immense usage of smartphones. Although smartphones have become handy to use, still laptops and Windows PCs have their own place.

In today’s time, most of the new Windows Tablets have both the functionalities of a touch screen and the usual way of operating with a keyboard and mouse. We may have the option to use a keyboard and mouse to operate the window but, the touch screen is more time-saving and handy to use.

Somehow or another, if we don’t want to use the touchscreen in windows, then we have the option to disable it.

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Enable or Disable Touch Screen In Windows 10

So Let’s see how we can enable or disable the touch screens in windows 10 without using any third-party software. Moreover, a similar function can be used in other versions of windows too.

Learn to Enable or Disable Touch Screen in Windows 10:

Windows 10 does not include any built-in method to automatically turn off its touchscreen without using any third-party software.

However, If you want to turn it off manually so that you can operate it through the keyboard and mouse, then the following steps will help to disable it temporarily or permanently.

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  1. Type Device Manager in the Windows search box at the Taskbar in Windows 10.
  2. Click Device Manager  > Scroll to Go for Human Interface Device and Expand to select an HID-compliant touch screen.
  3. Right-click and from the menu list, select Disable.
  4. A Pop-up menu will display to confirm the decision to disable this screen function if you want to do then click Yes.
  5. Your Computer Touch Screen will be disabled instantly.

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In this way, you can easily turn off or disable the touch screen in windows 10 and its earlier versions.

It is important to restart the computer to implement the settings.

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What Should I do if TouchScreen is not working on Windows Tablet or PC:

while using a computer, we may be faced with an issue of the touchscreen being turned off or not working properly, in that case, we have two options:

  • The function is disabled from Device Manager:

    If you feel that after installing windows, the touchscreen is not working then repeat procedures 1 to 4 and select Enabled from the pop-up menu to use its touchpad.

  • Touch Screen driver not installed:

    If enabling, this screen does not work, then try to reinstall its drivers from the internet and let the PC restart to enable its touchscreen.

If you want to constantly enable and disable the touchscreen function then you have to automate the toggle process by using third-party software,

Hope so the above tutorial about will resolve the issue, do comment with your feedback.

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