How to Disable the Touchpad Gestures on Windows 11 Computers

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Multi-touch gestures are very useful, especially if you use trackpads with your PCs. However, sometimes you may accidentally trigger a ton of actions, and that can be problematic for some people. If you wish to turn this multi-touch feature off, you can very quickly do so. In this tutorial, I will show you how to disable the touchpad gestures on Windows 11 computers.

Disable Touchpad Gestures Windows 11

Turning off this feature is very simple and will hardly take a minute. Just follow the steps below:

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Step-1: Click on the Windows icon on the taskbar and then click on the Settings cog. (You can also open the Settings app by using the shortcut keys Win + I)

Settings app Windows 11

Step-2: Once the Settings app opens, click on Bluetooth & devices in the left pane.

Disable Touchpad Gestures Windows 11

Step-3: Scroll down and select Touchpad.

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Touchpad Settings

Step-4: Click on the Scroll & Zoom option to expand it.

Step-5: Once it expands, you will see three options. You can disable the Drag two fingers to scroll option and Pinch to Zoom option by unchecking the boxes.

Disable Touchpad Gestures Windows 11

Step-6: Click on the Three-finger gestures option to expand it. Once the option expands, you will see drop-down menus next to Swipes and Taps. Select Nothing in both these menus.

Disable Touchpad Gestures Windows 11

Step-7: After this, click on the Four-finger gestures option to expand it. Similarly, as in Step-6, you will see drop-down menus next to Swipes and Taps. Select Nothing in both these menus.

Disable Touchpad Gestures Windows 11

Step-8: Once you are satisfied with the changes, close Settings.

If you want to enable the gestures again, follow all the steps above, and instead of unchecking in step-5, check the boxes, and in steps 6-7, change the selection from nothing to whatever suits you.
I hope this helps. Let us know in the comments below.

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