The Windows Precision Touchpad (PTP) is a new class of input devices that provide high precision pointer input and gesture functionality. PTP aims to enhance and standardize PC touchpad functionality with greater uniformity and support for new and exciting Windows features that focus interactive touch consumer experience.
How to check if your touchpad is a precision touchpad?
To find out if your PC is equipped with a precision touchpad, go to the Touchpad settings
- Click on Start button and click on Settings
- Click on Devices --> Mouse & touchpad or Touchpad and look for a “Your PC has a precision touchpad” note. Otherwise, check videos for standard touchpad settings:
Basic touchpad settings
Switch the touch pad on and off and or mark a checkbox to disable the touchpad whenever you connect to mouse. Change the cursor speed according your needs.
The taps gives you options to use taps instead of clicking buttons. Use taps to click, right-click, and select. Turn down the sensitivity if they activate while your're typing.
Scroll and zoom
Settings let you to scroll and zoom in and out by swipping two finger on touchpad. Invert the scrolling direction is also possible.
Three-finger & Four-finger gestures
- Swipe up to show Multitasking view
- Swipe down to show desktop
- Swipe left and right to switch between apps
You can always change the actions using the dropdown menu. Use reset function, to set touchpad settings back to factory defaults.
Additional mouse settings and Advanced gesture configuration
Click "Additional settings" to change standard mouse settings or "Advanced gesture configuration" to set gesture settings according your needs: