How to Adjust Touchpad Sensitivity on Windows 11 or 10 Laptop?

If the touchpad on your Windows 11/10 laptop is too sensitive or undersensitive, you can adjust its sensitivity to meet your needs. Regardless of the sensitivity of your laptop’s touchpad, you may have difficulty using it if it has not been set up appropriately.

This risewindows article will show you how to adjust your touchpad’s sensitivity in Windows 11/10. 

How to Adjust Touchpad Sensitivity on Windows 11 using Settings?

To adjust touchpad sensitivity on Windows 11 using Settings, use these steps:

Step 1. First of all, open the Settings app.

You can use Windows + I hotkey to do that as well.

Step 2. When the Settings window appears on your laptop, select the Bluetooth & devices category from the left sidebar.

Step 3. From the right side of “Bluetooth & devices,” click on the touchpad  tile.

Step 4. Next, click on the Taps to expand.

Step 5. After that, use the drop-down menu Touchpad sensitivity to alter the sensitivity level of your touchpad and pick one of the available sensitivity levels:-

  • Most sensitive
  • High sensitivity
  • Medium sensitivity
  • Low sensitivity

Now, you can close the settings app.

How to Change Touchpad Sensitivity on Windows 10 using Settings?

Follow the below-mentioned steps to adjust or change touchpad sensitivity on Windows 10 using the Settings app:-

Step 1. First of all, open Windows Settings.

Step 2. After that, click on Devices.

Step 3. Then, selectTouchpad under Devices.

Step 4. Now, on the opposite side of the touchpad, under the Taps section, use the drop-down menu Touchpad sensitivity and pick one of the options as per your necessities:-

  • Most Sensitive
  • High Sensitivity
  • Medium Sensitivity
  • Low sensitivity

That’s it!

How to Change Touchpad Sensitivity via Registry Editor on Windows 11 or 10?

Follow the below-described steps to alter the touchpad sensitivity in Windows 11 or 10 by tweaking the Registry:-

Step 1. First of all, open the Registry Editor.

Step 2. After that, go to the following key from the left side of Registry Editor:-

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\PrecisionTouchPad

Step 3. From the right side of the PrecisionTouchPad folder, double-click on AAPThreshold REG_DWORD to edit it.

Step 4. Next, in the “Value data” field, set one of the following numbers:

  • 0: Most Sensitive
  • 1: High Sensitivity
  • 2: Medium Sensitivity
  • 3: Low sensitivity

Step 5. Then, click on the OK button.

Step 6. Finally, reboot your device for these changes to take effect.

How to Adjust Touchpad Sensitivity on Windows 11 or 10 via Control Panel?

Follow the below-given steps to alter the touchpad Sensitivity on Windows 11 or 10 using Control Panel:-

Step 1. First of all, open the Control Panel.

Step 2. After that, click on the Hardware and Sound category.

Step 3. After that, click on Mouse under the “Devices and Printers” section.

Step 4. Next, hit the Pointer Options tab from the Mouse Properties dialog.

Step 5. Under the Motion section, hold the slider and move it to the left to slow the mouse sensitivity and right to fast the mouse sensitivity.

Step 6. Then, click on the Apply button.

Step 7. And then, click on the OK button.

That’s all!

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