Touchpad gestures for Windows 10

Try out these gestures on the touchpad of your Windows 10 laptop. 

  • Select an item: Tap on the touchpad.

  • Scroll: Place two fingers on the touchpad and slide horizontally or vertically.

  • Zoom in or out: Place two fingers on the touchpad and pinch in or stretch out.

  • Show more commands (similar to right-clicking): Tap the touchpad with two fingers, or press in the lower-right corner.

  • See all open windows: Place three fingers on the touchpad and swipe them away from you.

  • Show the desktop: Place three fingers on the touchpad and swipe them towards yourself.

  • Switch between open windows: Place three fingers on the touchpad and swipe right or left.

  • Open Cortana: Tap three fingers on the touchpad.

  • Open action center: Tap four fingers on the touchpad.

  • Switch virtual desktops: Place four fingers on the touchpad and swipe right or left.

  • Some of these gestures will only work with precision touchpads. To find out if your laptop has one, select Start  > Settings  > Devices Touchpad.

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