Turn Mouse Lock On or Off in Windows 10

Turn Mouse Lock On or Off in Windows 10

Turn mouse lock on or off in Windows 10: When mouse lock is on we don’t need to drag a file or folder by holding the mouse button down, in other words if we want to drag a file or folders from one location to another then short click on the file to lock the selected item and then click again to release the file.

Turn Mouse Lock On or Off in Windows 10
Turn Mouse Lock On or Off in Windows 10

No more dragging and dropping files from one location to another. If you’re having trouble holding the mouse button down and dragging the cursor, then enabling ClickLock lock makes sense to you.

Also, you can change the ClickLock settings in terms of how long you have to hold the mouse button down before the item crashes, giving you more control over this feature. Anyway, without wasting time, let’s see how to enable or disable ClickLock mouse lock in Windows 10 with the help of the following tutorial.

Turn mouse lock on or off in Windows 10

Be sure to create a restore point in case something goes wrong.

Method 1: Enable or disable mouse click lock in Windows 10 settings

1.Press Windows Key + I to open Settings and then click Devices.

2. In the menu on the left, click Mouse.

3.Now, in the window on the right, scroll down to Related Settings and click on “Additional Mouse Options”.

4. Make sure you switch to the Buttons tab and then under ClickLock, check the “Enable ClickLock” box if you want to enable ClickLock.

5.In the same way, if you want to disable ClickLock lock, just uncheck the box “Enable ClickLock Lock”.

6.Reboot your PC to save the changes.

Method 2: Change Mouse ClickLock Settings in Mouse Properties

1.Click “Additional Mouse Options” in Mouse Settings again.

2.Change to the Buttons tab and then click Settings under Click Lock.

3.Now adjust the slider according to how long you want to hold the mouse button down before the selected item is locked and click OK.

Note: The default time is 1200 milliseconds and the time range is 200-2200 milliseconds.

4. Click Apply and then OK.

5.Reboot your PC to save the changes.

That’s it, you have learned how to enable or disable mouse click lock in Windows 10, but if you still have any questions about this tutorial, feel free to ask in the comments section.

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