How to Turn Off Touchscreen on Dell (Windows 10/8/7)

As the dell laptops have been in a great increase for demand because of their better performance. Various features in it show the different kinds of access inputs. One of the best functions is the touchscreen function. As to whether it is the Dell or HP device, the access procedure for touchscreen depends on the type of Windows it has. Therefore, we are going here with the procedure of various Windows on how we can turn off the screen in them.

Turn off the Touchscreen in Dell Windows 10

Windows 10 is made for working properly on the devices of touchscreen and such functions are available on the tablets, laptops, and also in 2-in-1 devices. The touchscreen is incapable of functioning in the input as on a tablet, or as the input of secondary one on the desktop, laptop, or in a 2-in-1 device.

If you want to do the disabling of the touchscreen in Windows 10 and you have the availability of another input method, then you can turn off the feature of touchscreen through the Windows Device Manager.

Disable the Touchscreen in Windows 10 and Windows 8

The touchscreen can be switched off in Windows 10 by the Device Manager that you can access through the Control Panel or through the search box which is on the taskbar. The device manager is the feature in Windows 10 which performs the tracking of the device and also it can enable or disable any of the devices which are in connection with the computer of yours.

Here we have the steps by which you can disable the touchscreen in your Windows 10:-

Step 1

Firstly, do the selection of the search box on the given taskbar.

Step 2

Then type there Device Manager in the given search box. Do the selection of Device Manager in the given appeared results.

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Step 3

Go and select the arrow which is at the next of the Human Interface Devices.

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Step 4

Click on the HID-complaint touch screen.

Step 5

Now do the selection of the Action which is located at the upward side of the given window.

Step 6

Then go to the Disable Device option which is there at the drop-down menu which will open there.

Step 7

If there appears the pop-up warning which says that disabling this device will cause it to stop functioning. Do you really want to disable it?  Then do the selection of the Yes button.

Step 8

Perform the verification there that your touchscreen id disabled or not.

Turn off the Touchscreen in Windows 7

The working of it is a bit different from the new versions of Windows. Other than disabling the touchscreen in the Device Manager, you can disable the specific option in the menu of Pen and Touch. This menu can be used through the Control Panel.

Here we have the steps of how you can disable the touchscreen in Windows 7:-

Step 1

From the given desktop of Windows, click on the Start button.

Step 2

Then click on the Control Panel or by going through the search bar.

Step 3

After that open the Pen and Touch from it.

Step 4

Do the selection of Touch bar.

Step 5

Uncheck there the box which is next to the Use your finger as an input device.

Step 6

Do the verification of the touchscreen that it is disabled or not.

Enable the Touchscreen in Windows

You can now also turn on the touchscreen feature. Windows 10 as well as Windows 8 is specially designed for working properly through the touchscreen and the Windows laptops. The touchscreen is also available in tablets and 2-in-1 devices. For enabling the touchscreen in Windows 10 or Windows 8, you have to access the Device Manager where you will get the Control Panel.

Turning on the Touchscreen in Windows 10

Follow the given steps for it.

Step 1

Do the selection of the search box through the taskbar and type their Device Manager. Select the first result of the Device Manager page.

Step 2

Now take the arrow next to the Human Interface Devices.

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Step 3

Click on the HID-, complaint touch screen.

Step 4

Go for the option of Action located at the upward side of the given window.

Step 5

Click on the Enable Device option.

Step 6

Do the verification that your touchscreen works properly.

Turn on the Touchscreen in Windows 7

The Touchscreen access is a bit different in Windows 7 than the other versions of windows. It can be enabled through the Pen and Touch menu other than the Device Manager. You can access it through the Control Panel

Here we have the explained steps for it:-

  1. Click on the Start button and do the selection of Control Panel from it.
  2. Then go to select the Pen and Touch. Click on the Touch tab.
  3. Click on the box which is there next to Use your finger as an input device. Do the verification of the working of a touchscreen.

Reasons for Turning off the Touchscreen

As the inputs of the touchscreen are required the most in tablets and in 2-in-1 devices. If you find that the touch screen is not fitting to the Device then at that time it requires disabling of it. The other reason for disabling the touchscreen includes the reach of children who may want to watch something. So in that case, the screen may malfunction and may not work properly.

Procedure for disabling the Touchscreen is the same on all of the devices which include desktops, laptops,2-in-1 devices, tablets, and also computers.

Do You Require a Touchscreen?

As the laptops of Windows 10 and 2-in-1 devices don’t require the feature of the touchscreen. It means that you can be in the situation when the touchscreen is disabled. The disabling of the touchscreen can do the prevention from inputs of unintentional one, through clicking on things on which you don’t want to click on.

Therefore, people opt to do it without the need for this feature. The main reason for enabling the Touchscreen on the device is that it makes it easier for accomplishing the tasks as by tapping on the screen requires less time than moving of the mouse and clicking with the trackpad.

In most of the cases, the Touchscreen and the other various features may be in the disabled form. Therefore, for that, it is a recommendation that you may use the proper features and steps for it. There is no requirement for the touchscreen in most of the devices. It is only for the purpose of security. Though if you want, then you can access the feature of touchscreen in your device.

Wrapping Up!

Here we understood that how you can disable or turn off  touch screen on dell. As it is not in dell but in the type of Windows you have. Give a read to this topic and tell us about it in the comment section. Also, read our more topics for more info.

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