How to Turn On/off Touchpad on a Windows 10 Laptop

For laptop users the touchpad is the primary navigation device. If the touchpad is unresponsive, a setting may have been changed that disabled it. Here is how you fix it!

Prerequisites: Windows 10 laptop with a touchpad (Touch screen)

Difficulty Level: Member • Nerd • Platypus

Estimated Time: < 3 minutes

Expected Outcome: enabled touchpad

Tools Required:  external USB mouse

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Steps to Perform 

  1. Press the Windows Key, type touchpad, press Enter
    How To Disable Touchpad When A Mouse Is Connected In Windows 10
  2. Click the Touchpad toggle to the On/Off position depending on your needs
    Disable touchpad in Windows 10