How to disable touch screen on Chromebook

If you are wondering how to disable the touch screen on Chromebook, then we have the answer for you.

Most Chromebooks come with touch-screen sensitivity. However, sometimes you will want to turn it off for a more laptop-like user experience.

The easiest way to disable touchscreen is by navigating to the Chrome flags menu and then enabling keyboard debugging mode. After that, restart your Chromebook.

Video explanation.

touch screen on Chromebook
Disable touch screen on Chromebook
Disable touch screen on Chromebook

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How can you disable touch screen on Chromebook

The below steps will help you turn off the touch screen on any Chromebook.

  1. Go to the Chrome flags menu. chrome>flags>#ash-debug-shortcuts. Enable keyboard debugging mode.
  2. Toggle to Enabled from Disabled next to keyboard debugging.
  3. You will get a prompt to restart your Chromebook.

How to turn off touch screen on Chromebook shortcut

  1. Click Shift + Search + P to toggle on touch pad.
How to turn off touch screen on Chromebook shortcut

2. Click Shift + Search + T to toggle touchscreen

How to turn off touch screen on Chromebook shortcut

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FAQ about disabling touch screen on Chromebook

  1. Why is the touch screen not working on Chromebooks?

    The main reason the screen on your Chromebook is not working is because it is set as disabled. This has mostly been done by following the above steps. Reverse the steps to enable it.

  2. Can I disable touch screens on a Chromebook?

    Yes, it is possible to disable touch screens on a Chromebook. Simply navigate to the Chrome flags menu and enable keyboard debugging. Restart your Chromebook.

  3. How do I turn the touchscreen and touchpad back on?

    You can turn on the touch screen and touchpad by clicking the shortcuts Shift + Search + T and Shift + Search + P.
    Alternatively, you can reset the Chromebook tablet by going to chrome>flags>menu and choosing Reset All.

  4. How to turn off touch screen on Chromebook HP

    Step 1: Go to chrome flags menu
    Step 2: Type 'keyboard' and search
    Step 3: Reboot