Why is my touchpad not double clicking?

Open the Control Panel. Click or double-click the Mouse or Mouse Settings icon. In the Mouse Properties window, click the Buttons tab, if not already selected. On the Buttons tab, adjust the slider for the Double-click speed option, then click OK.

How do I enable double-click on touchpad?

If the option is not available on the Mouse Properties window, click Settings to open the Synaptics Control Panel. On the Click tab, uncheck Double Tap to Enable or Disable TouchPad.

How do I fix my touchpad not clicking?

What can I do if the touchpad click is not working?

  1. Be sure that this feature is enabled.
  2. Make sure that delay is turned off.
  3. Reinstall the touchpad driver.
  4. Make sure that your drivers are up to date.
  5. Run Hardware and Devices troubleshooter.
  6. Make changes to your registry.
  7. Perform a System Restore.

How do I turn off double tap on my Dell laptop?


  1. Press and hold the Windows ( ) key, and then press the q key.
  2. In the Search box, type Touchpad.
  3. Touch or click Mouse & touchpad settings.
  4. Look for a Touchpad On/Off toggle. When there is a Touchpad On/Off toggle option: Touch or click the Touchpad On/Off toggle to turn the touchpad on or off.

How do I enable double tap to right click?

Open the Settings menu by pressing the Windows + I hotkey. Click on the Devices option. Choose Touchpad from the left panel of the screen. Under the Taps section, click the box before Tap with two fingers to right-click option.

How do you click on a Dell laptop?


  1. Left-click area. Press to left-click.
  2. Touch pad. Move your finger on the touch pad to move the mouse pointer. Tap to left-click and two finger tap to right-click.
  3. Right-click area. Press to right-click.
  4. Power button. Press to turn on the computer if it is turned off, in sleep state, or in hibernate state.

How do I change from single click to double-click?

Right-click the “Start” button and select “Control Panel“. Select “Appearance and Personalization“. Choose “Specify single- or double-click to open“. In the “Click items as follows” section, choose between “Single click to open an item” or “Double-click to open an item“.