How to Enable or Disable “Tap Twice and Drag to Multi-Select” on Windows 11 or 10 Touchpad?

A lot of customization is possible in Windows 11 and 10, including the laptop’s built-in touchpad. If you need, you can enable and disable the “Tap Twice and Drag to Multi-Select” on Touchpad in Windows 11 and 10.

The “Tap twice and drag to multi-select” feature of the touchpad allows users to double-tap and drag the cursor to select multiple items. This setting is enabled by default in Windows 11 and 10; if you don’t find it helpful, you can disable it.

In this gearupwindows article, we will guide you in enabling and disabling the “Tap twice and drag to multi-select” on Windows 11 or 10 Touchpad. You can use the built-in Settings app or Registry Editor to do that.

How to Enable or Disable “Tap Twice and Drag to Multi-Select” Touchpad Option in Windows 11 Settings?

To turn on or off the “Tap twice and drag to multi-select” touchpad feature using Windows 11 Settings, do these steps:-

Step 1. Open Windows 11 Settings.

Step 2. Select Bluetooth & devices in the left sidebar.

Step 3. On the opposite of “Bluetooth & devices,” click on Touchpad.

Step 4. Under the “Taps” section, check or uncheck the option Tap twice and drag to multi-select to enable or disable this feature.

How to Allow or Block “Tap Twice and Drag to Multi-Select” Touchpad Feature in Windows 10 Settings?

To enable or disable the “Tap twice and drag to multi-select” touchpad option using Windows 10 Settings, do these steps:-

Step 1. Open Windows 10 Settings.

Step 2. Click on Devices.

Step 3. Select Touchpad.

Step 4. On the right side, tick or untick Tap twice and drag to multi-select option to enable or disable the function.

How to Turn On or Off “Tap Twice and Drag to Multi-Select” Touchpad Feature in Windows 11 or 10 Registry Editor?

To enable or disable the “Tap twice and drag to multi-select” touchpad option using Windows 11 or 10 Registry Editor, do these steps:-

Step 1. First, open Registry Editor.

Step 2. Then, browse or navigate to the following key in the left sidebar of Registry Editor:-

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\PrecisionTouchPad

Step 3. On the opposite of the “PrecisionTouchPad” folder, double-click on the TapAndDrag REG_DWORD.

Step 4. Set the “Value data” to the following:-

  • 0: To disable “Tap twice and drag to multi-select.”
  • ffffffff: To enable “Tap twice and drag to multi-select.”

Step 5. Click OK.

Step 6. At last, reboot your computer to apply the changes.

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