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Disable Pinch Zoom Feature in Windows 10

Disable Pinch Zoom Feature in Windows 10: If you’re facing the issue where whenever you move your mouse around the page it zooms in and out automatically then you might be looking to disable this feature. This feature is called pinch zoom gesture and it can easily irritate you, so you might be looking a way to disable it. Well, you have landed on the right page as this will guide you on how to disable pinch zoom feature on Windows 10.

Disable Pinch Zoom Feature in Windows 10

The pinch to zoom features works like the pinch to zoom on any phone where you pinch the surface of the phone with your fingers to zoom in or out respectively. However, this is one of the most controversial features of the touchpad, as it’s an advanced feature and not many people are aware of it. So without wasting any time let’s see how to disable pinch zoom feature in Windows 10 with the below-listed guide.

How to Disable Pinch Zoom Feature in Windows 10

Make sure to create a restore point just in case something goes wrong.

Method 1: Disable Pinch Zoom Feature for Synaptics Touchpad

1.Press Windows Key + X then select Control Panel.

control panel

2.Now click Hardware and Sound then click on Mouse option under Device and Printers.

click Mouse under devices and printers

3.Switch to the last tab Device Settings.

4.Highlight and select your Synaptics Touchpad and click Settings.

Highlight and select your Synaptics Touchpad and click Settings

5.Now from the left-hand side menu click Pinch Zoom and uncheck the box Enable Pinch Zoom on the right window pane.

Click Pinch Zoom and uncheck the box Enable Pinch Zoom 

6.Click Apply followed by OK to save changes.

The above also applied for ELAN also, just switch to ELAN tab under Mouse Properties Window and follow the same steps as above.

Method 2: Disable Pinch Zoom Feature for Dell Touchpad

1.Press Windows Key + I to open Settings then click on Devices.

click on System

2.Now from the left-hand side menu select Mouse & Touchpad.

3.Click on Additional mouse options under Related settings.

select Mouse & touchpad then click Additional mouse options

4.Under Mouse Properties make sure Dell Touchpad tab is selected and click on “Click to change Dell Touchpad settings.

Make sure Dell Touchpad tab is selected and click on Click to change Dell Touchpad settings

5.Next, switch to Gesture tab and uncheck “Pinch Zoom.”

Switch to Gesture tab and uncheck Pinch Zoom

6.Restart your PC to save changes.

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That’s it you have successfully learned How to Disable Pinch Zoom Feature in Windows 10 but if you still have any questions regarding this guide then feel free to ask them in the comment’s section.

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Aditya Farrad

Aditya is a self-motivated information technology professional and has been a technology writer for the last 7 years. He covers Internet services, mobile, Windows, software, and How-to guides.

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