Since Microsoft has been focusing on making the Windows operating system as touch screen friendly as possible, which is why it should come as no surprise that Windows 10 received the same treatment. Microsoft has gone to great lengths to ensure that Windows 10 not only offered an equally excellent user experience through touch and hardware feedback. It enabled users to switch smoothly between Windows 10’s input friendly touch versions. This is called the tablet mode in Windows 10. Not every Windows 10 user who has tablet mode on their device wants it, and those who don’t need it want to get rid of that. So the users who don’t want to use this mode can disable it. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to disable tablet mode on Windows 10.

Disable tablet mode on Windows 10

To disable tablet mode on Windows 10, follow this procedure step by step.

Click the Search button on the taskbar. Type Settings in the search box and then click the Settings option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you click the Settings option, the Windows Settings screen will appear as the following image is showing,

Click the System option from the Windows Settings screen as highlighted in the above image. Then the following screen will appear in front of you.

As you can see that the screen is divided into two parts. Choose the Tablet mode from the left side of the screen as highlighted in the above image. The Tablet mode will show the following right side of the screen.

Choose Use the appropriate mode for my hardware option from the When I sign in drop down. Then select the Don’t ask me and don’t switch from the When this device automatically switched tablet mode on or off drop down as highlighted in the above image. Now close the Settings.

The tablet mode is disabled for Windows 10.


By following this procedure, you will be able to disable tablet mode on Windows 10.

How to disable tablet mode on Windows 10

Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. He blogs at LinuxWays.

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