How To Right-Click on a Windows 10 Touch Device

December 2016

Windows 10 touchscreen PCs, laptops, and tablets are everywhere. If it's your first time using a touchscreen device, you might have been asking yourself how to make a right-click or double-click without a mouse.

How To Right-Click or Double-Click on a Touch Screen

Touch and gently hold down your finger on the selected item (app, shortcut, desktop...) for a couple of seconds. Release your finger to display the right-click context menu.

Double-clicking on a touchscreen device is a breeze. You simply have to double tap on the desired item to execute the double-click.

How To Make Touch Actions Easier to Use

If you would like to make touch actions easier to use on your device, you simply have adjust the touch delay in Windows 10’s settings.


Open the Control Panel > Pen and Touch and select the desired touch action. Click on Settings and adjust the Touch Delay (sensitivity) to your liking.

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