You can get around Windows faster with touchpad gestures. A touch gesture is the physical action performed on a touchpad by your finger(s).
See the common touchpad gestures for your Windows 10/11 device.
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This tutorial will provide you with a list of touchpad gestures you can use for Windows 11.
Some of these gestures will only work with precision touchpads. To find out if your laptop has one, select Settings > Bluetooth & devices > Touchpad.
|Select an item||Tap touchpad|
|Scroll||Place two fingers on the touchpad and slide horizontally or vertically|
|Zoom in or out||Place two fingers on the touchpad and pinch in or stretch out|
|Show more commands (like right-clicking)||Tap the touchpad with two fingers or press down in the lower-right corner|
|Show all open windows||Swipe with three fingers up on the touchpad|
|Show the desktop||Swipe with three fingers down on the touchpad|
|Switch between open apps or windows||Swipe with three fingers left or right on the touchpad|
|Switch desktops||Swipe with four fingers to the left or right on the touchpad|
|Open Task View||Swipe with three fingers up from bottom on the touchpad|