How to Enable or Disable Mouse Clicklock on Windows 11?

Mouse-Properties (1)

You can customize your Mouse experience, such as changing cursor speed, switching the primary button, connecting a Bluetooth Keyboard, changing the mouse pointers scheme, connecting a Bluetooth mouse that does not have a Transceiver, etc., on Windows 11 computer.

The Clicklock is another Mouse setting that you can enable to highlight and drag items without holding the primary mouse button. You will be able to briefly press the primary mouse button to lock on an item, then drag it anywhere on the screen once this setting is turned on. Press the primary mouse button again to release.

For those who have difficulties operating a mouse by pressing and holding down on items to move around, the Clicklock comes in handy.

How to Turn On or Off Mouse Clicklock on Windows 11?

Use the below-illustrated method to enable or disable the Mouse Clicklock on Windows 11:-

Step 1. Start with opening the Settings app.

Step 2. Next, select Bluetooth & devices from the left side.

Settings-Bluetooth-devices-1Step 3.  Now, click on the Mouse tile on the right side.

Settings-MouseStep 4. After that, select the Additional mouse settings tile under the Related settings section.

Settings-Additional-mouse-settingsStep 5. Then, when we are done, the “Mouse Properties” dialog will appear on the screen. Next, switch to the Buttons tab.

Mouse-Properties (1)Step 6. Now, check the box that reads Turn on Clicklock from the Clicklock section.

Step 7. After that, click on the Apply button.

Step 8. Finally, click on the OK button.

The Clicklock feature will be turned on your Windows 11 machine when you complete the above steps. You need to repeat the above steps, and in step 5, to disable the Clicklock, uncheck the box “Turn on Clicklock.” After that, click on the Apply and OK buttons, respectively.

You can also adjust how long to hold down the mouse button before your click is locked on an item if you need. Click on the Setting button beside the “Turn on ClickLock” option to change that.

Mouse-Properties-SettingsUse the slider to increase or decrease time how long you need to hold down a mouse or trackball button before your click is locked on the pop-up window.

Settings-for-ClickLockLastly, click on the OK button to finish it.

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