Windows 10 adds a virtual trackpad for tablet users

Windows 10's new virtual track pad

With the release of the latest Windows 10 Insider preview (build 14965), Microsoft is testing a new feature that allows tablet to double as a virtual trackpad.

Microsoft sees tablet users taking advantage of this feature when their device is paired with a second monitor to help make the task of navigating said display easier. As Engadget notes, while such a feature may seem niche, it essentially allows tablet users to carry around one less peripheral.


It’s likely this feature will see a final release when the Windows 10’s Creators Update comes out part way through next year. Microsoft detailed the extensive update at its fall Windows 10 event.

Check out the full list of new features and improvements found in Build 14965. If you’re part of the Insider program’s Fast Ring, you can try it out today.