By default, on your Windows 11 or Windows 10 Touchscreen laptop or tablet, you can press and hold to perform a right-click action. If you want you can customize the amount of time between the press and hold. In this post, we will show you the two methods on how to change Touch Press and Hold Speed & Duration in a Windows 11/10 touch-enabled device.
- Via Control PanelVia Registry Editor
Let’s see the step-by-step process concerning both methods.
Change Touch Press and Hold Speed & Duration via Control Panel
To change Touch Press and Hold Speed & Duration via the Registry Editor on your Windows 11/10 device, follow the steps outlined below. We recommend that before you proceed, back up the registry or create a system restore point as necessary precautionary measures.
- To change Touch Press and Hold speed, double-click/tap the TouchModeN_HoldTime_BeforeAnimation entry to edit its properties.
- To change Touch Press and Hold duration, double-click/tap the TouchModeN_HoldTime_Animation entry to edit its properties.
How do I make Windows 11 more touch-friendly?
On your Windows 11 computer, go to Start > Settings > Bluetooth & devices, and then select Touchpad to modify the default touch gestures. To modify what your swipe movements perform, choose between three-finger and four-finger gestures. To change the touch sensitivity on Windows 10, you will need to calibrate the Windows device touch screen. To get started, open the Control Panel and select Tablet PC Settings. Or, hit the Windows key and type calibrate, and select Calibrate the screen for pen or touch input result at the top.
How do I change my touch keyboard settings?
In most cases, you can simply tap the area where you want to enter text, and the touch keyboard will appear. If it doesn’t, you can activate it manually. When using the touch keyboard, you have four different layouts to choose from. To view and switch between options, tap the keyboard settings icon in the upper-left corner of the touch keyboard. To dock and undock your keyboard, use the icons below the layout options. This enables you to keep it stationary or move it to a different location on your screen to suit your working style.