How to Right Click on a Touch Screen

Touch-screen tablets and monitors make it easy to perform simple navigation tasks with your finger or stylus, but at some point you might want to use the right-click command to quickly access context-specific shortcuts. The right-click command can still be performed on a touch screen using only your finger or stylus.

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Press your finger or stylus on the screen at the point where you want to right-click.


Hold down your finger or stylus for about a second, or until a circle or square forms around the touch point.


Lift your finger or stylus from the screen. The right-click menu will appear.

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