How to Enable or Disable Pinch to Zoom on Touchpad on Windows 11 or 10?

Pinch Zoom is a new feature of the notebook touchpad, which is used to zoom in or out of a picture by moving two fingers towards or away from each other. Though it is a handy feature for advanced Windows users, if you are facing the issue that whenever you move your mouse around the page, it zooms in and out automatically, you might want to disable this feature.

This risewindows article will teach you about enabling and disabling the Pinch to Zoom on Windows 11 touchpad.

How to Turn On or Off Pinch to Zoom on Windows 11 Touchpad?

The following steps are used to allow or block the Pinch to Zoom on Windows 11 Touchpad:-

Step 1Open Windows 11 Settings.

Step 2. Choose Bluetooth & devices from the left sidebar of the Settings window.

Step 3. Pick on the Touchpad tile on the opposite side of “Bluetooth & devices.”

Step 4. Click the Scroll & zoom tile to expand under the “Gestures & interaction” section.

Step 5. Now, check or uncheck the option Pinch to zoom to enable or disable this feature.

How to Enable or Disable Pinch to Zoom on Windows 10 Touchpad?

If you are still using Windows 10, use the below steps to turn on or off Pinch to Zoom:-

Step 1Open Windows 10 Settings.

Step 2. Pick on Devices in the settings window.

Step 3. Select the Touchpad tab under “Devices” section.

Step 4. On the right side of “Touchpad,” tick or untick the Pinch to zoom option to enable or disable this feature.

How to Turn On or Off Pinch to Zoom on Windows 11 or 10 Touchpad by Tweaking Registry?

To enable or disable Pinch to Zoom on Windows 11/10 Touchpad using Registry Editor, do these steps:-

Step 1Open Registry Editor.

Step 2. Now, navigate the below key in the left sidebar of the Registry Editor window:-

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\PrecisionTouchPad

Step 3. On the opposite pane of the “PrecisionTouchPad” folder, double-click on the ZoomEnabled REG_DWORD to edit its “Value data.”

Step 4. Type the following value in the “Value data” field:-

  • ffffffff: Enable Pinch to Zoom on Touchpad.
  • 00000000: Disable Pinch to Zoom on Touchpad.

Step 5. Pick OK.

Step 6. At last, restart your laptop to apply the changes.

Happy Touchpad!

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