How to Change Touchpad Three-finger Swipe Gestures on Windows 11 or 10?

This Gesture is used to add a shortcut to your Touchpad. You can swipe using your three fingers to do a specific task. This risewindows article will guide you on changing touchpad three-finger swipe gestures on Windows 11 and 10, as you can use the built-in Settings app or Registry Editor to make these changes.

How to Change Touchpad Three-finger Swipe Gestures on Windows 11 Settings?

Do these steps to change the Touchpad Three-finger Swipe Gestures on Windows 11 using Settings:-

Step 1. Open Windows 11 Setting by using the Windows + I keyboard shortcut or right-click on the Start button and select Settings in the menu.

Step 2. Tap on the Bluetooth & devices in the left sidebar of the settings window.

Step 3. Pick on the Touchpad tile on the right side.

Step 4. Tap on the Three-finger gestures.

Step 5. Use the drop-down Swipes and select any of the following options:-

  • Nothing.
  • Switch apps and show desktop.
  • Switch desktops and show desktop.
  • Change audio and volume.

How to Change Touchpad Three-finger Swipe Gestures in Windows 10 Settings?

If you want to configure three-finger swipe gestures in Windows 10 using Settings, perform these steps:-

Step 1Open Windows 10 Settings app.

Step 2. Tap on the Devices.

Step 3. Tap on the Touchpad under “Devices.”

Step 4. Scroll down to the “Three-finger gestures” section on the opposite side and select an option in the “Swipes” drop-down menu:-

  • Nothing.
  • Switch apps and show desktop.
  • Switch desktops and show desktop.
  • Change audio and volume.

How to Configure Three-Finger Swipe Gestures in Windows 11 or 10 using Registry Editor?

Step 1Open Registry Editor.

Step 2. Browse to the following key in the left sidebar of Registry Editor:-

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\PrecisionTouchPad

Step 3. On the right side of the “PrecisionTouchPad” folder, look for a ThreeFingerSlideEnabled REG_DWORD. If it is not present, you need to create one. So, to create a new REG_DWORD (32-bit) Value, right-click on the PrecisionTouchPad key to pick New > DWORD (32-bit) Value.

Step 4. Name the new REG_DWORD to ThreeFingerSlideEnabled.

Step 5. Double-click on the ThreeFingerSlideEnabled REG_DWORD to set its “Value data” to the following:-

  • 0: Nothing.
  • 1: Switch apps and show desktop.
  • 2: Switch desktops and show desktop.
  • 3: Change audio and volume.

Step 6. Hit OK.

Step 7. Finally, restart your PC to apply the changes.

That’s it.

Thank you, friends.

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