If you’ve just begun using a Chromebook, you might want to brush up on the fundamentals. For instance, you should become familiar with Chromebook screen splitting and screen recording techniques. If your Chromebook has a touch screen, you may disable it to prevent unintentional touches when typing or using the function keys. Moreover, when your Chromebook becomes heated, a strange touchscreen problem with Chrome OS appears. Mistouches occur as a result of the touchscreen display responding strangely. You must thus understand how to turn off the touch screen on a Chromebook in order to prevent these problems.
Disable the Chromebook’s touch screen (2022)
- You must first enable a Chrome Flag from the browser in order to disable the touch screen on a Chromebook. In the address box of the Chrome browser, type chrome:/flags. Then press Enter.
- Then type “debugging keyboard shortcuts” into the search field or paste the address below into the address bar and press Enter. After that, select “Enable” from the drop-down option next to the chrome flag. This will enable certain sophisticated keyboard shortcuts for the Chrome OS that are typically used by programmers to troubleshoot the operating system.
- Then, to make the changes effective, click the “Restart” button located in the bottom right corner of the browser.
- Use the keyboard shortcut “Search + Shift + T” to turn off your Chromebook’s touch screen once it has restarted. I’m done now. By pressing the same keyboard shortcut again, the touch screen will be made active once more.
Turn Off Your Chromebook’s Touch Display
The fast actions you must take to disable the touch screen on your Chromebook are as follows. Although I enjoy using the touchscreen on my Chromebook, there are instances when it malfunctions even when only using the keyboard. Now, though, you can prevent such problems.