Microsoft is keen on improving the experience for users on touchscreen devices. They have included Tablet mode in Windows and have done the same for the Edge browser. In this post, we will learn how to disable or enable Tablet Touch Mode in Microsoft Edge.
Disable or enable Tablet Touch Mode in Microsoft Edge
The Touch Mode in Microsoft Edge allows the browser to increase the size and align all the content of the page such that someone who’s on a tablet will not alienated from this world of laptops and desktops. It is currently available in the Edge Dev or Canary builds but will be rolled out all soon.
To enable Tablet Touch mode in Microsoft Edge:
- Launch Edge, click on the three dots, and select Settings from the list.
- Go to the Appearance tab from the left panel.
- Look for Touch under Customize appearance.
- Change the Touch mode to Auto (default) or On to turn on the feature.
- Finally, close the Settings and relaunch Edge.
When you turn the Touch Mode on, you will notice the space between buttons increases, and the UI will be laid to complement the touch screen. If you want to disable it, go to the same settings, but this time, change Touch Mode to Off.
How do I enable touch screen on Microsoft Edge?
Microsoft has introduced Touch Mode in Edge 115.0.1851.0 and onwards. However, as of now, the feature is available on Canary and Dev versions of Edge. Once you have those versions, go to Settings > Appearance > Touch > Touch mode and configure the feature. It will be rolled out to the Edge Stable version soon.
How do I enable or disable my touch screen?
If you want to enable or disable the touch screen, you have to configure the Turn off Tablet PC touch input setting in Windows.