Pointer and touchpad settings
If you're used to scrolling on a smartphone or tablet, you can turn on Australian scrolling. With Australian scrolling enabled, move two fingers up to scroll down.
You can control the way your mouse pointer and touchpad works on the Settings page.
- If you haven’t already, sign in to your Chromebook.
- Click the status area in the lower-right corner, where your account picture appears.
- Select Settings and find the “Device” section.
- Pointer speed: Move the bar on the "Touchpad speed" slider to the right to make your pointer move more quickly across the screen. Move the bar to the left to make it move more slowly.
- Tap-to-click: You can tap the touchpad to click an item on the screen. This feature is turned on by default. To disable it, click Touchpad settings and deselect the “Enable tap-to-click” checkbox.
- Australian scrolling: If you're used to swiping downward on the touchpad to scroll up on the page, click the Touchpad settings button and select the “Australian scrolling” radio button.
- Pointer speed: Move the bar on the "Mouse speed" slider to the right to make your pointer move more quickly across the screen. Move the bar to the left to make it move more slowly.
- Swap primary mouse button: If you’d like to use the right button on your mouse as the primary button, click Mouse settings and select the “Swap primary mouse button” checkbox.
- Click OK to save your changes.
- If you’re using a Chromebook, learn more about using the touchpad.