How to disable the Touchpad in Windows 11

How to disable the Touchpad in Windows 11

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The touchpad is a common feature on laptops these days. It can be a great convenience, allowing you to control the cursor without having to use a mouse. However, there are times when you might want to disable the touchpad, such as when you’re using an external mouse or you’re typing and don’t want to accidentally brush the touchpad and move the cursor.

Here’s how to disable the touchpad in Windows 11.

First, open the Settings app by clicking the Start button and then selecting the Settings cog.

In Settings, click the Devices icon.

On the Devices page, select the Touchpad tab on the left.

On the right, under the Touchpad heading, toggle the switch to Off to disable the touchpad.

You can still use the trackpad buttons to click, even when the touchpad is disabled.

Check this article to completely disable the touchpad in Windows 11 so that it can’t be turned back on by accident.