How to Enable Auto Clicker on a Chromebook

Automatic click is one of the most popular accessibility features in Chromebooks. As the name suggests, it automatically clicks on a button, menu, toggle, or basically any actionable UI element. You only need to drag and place your cursor over the button to click it. The feature is helpful for users diagnosed with motor impairments. So if you want to learn how to enable Auto Clicker on a Chromebook, follow our guide below.

Steps to Enable Auto Clicker on a Chromebook

1. Open the Quick Settings panel in the bottom-right corner.

2. After that, click on the cogwheel icon to open Settings.

open settings from quick settings panel in chromeos

3. Here, open “Advanced” in the left sidebar.

4. Next, open the “Accessibility” option.

5. Here, click on “Manage accessibility features”.

6. Next, scroll down and turn on the toggle for “Automatically click when the cursor stops“. This will enable Automatic Clicker on your Chromebook.

7. Now, when you move the cursor to any actionable element, it will automatically click on the button, object, or any UI element.

How to Customize Auto Clicker in Chrome OS

1. Upon enabling the Auto Clicker, a floating menu will appear in the bottom-right corner of your Chromebook.

2. You can choose between Left-click, Right-click, Double-click, Click and Drag, and Scroll for the automatic clicks.

3. Under the Accessibility Settings page, you can also choose the delay time before the mouse clicks, movement threshold, and more.

Turn Off Automatic Clicks on a Chromebook

In case you want to disable automatic clicks on your Chromebook, you can simply trace your steps and stop using the feature. Navigate to “Settings -> Advanced -> Accessibility -> Manage accessibility features.” Then, disable the “Automatically click when the cursor stops” toggle.

So that is how you can turn on automatic clicks on ChromeOS. As I mentioned above, this accessibility feature can be massively helpful to users who are suffering from motor impairments. It can help you automatically click buttons so that you don’t have to move your muscles.

Anyway, that is all for this guide. If you want to enable another accessibility feature, we suggest trying Live Captions on your Chromebook. And to learn more Chrome OS tips and tricks, we have a handy guide on our website. Finally, if you have any questions, let us know in the comment section below.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Which ChromeOS version supports Automatic clicks?

Automatic clicking has been on Chromebooks for a long time, so all the old and new Chromebooks ship with this accessibility feature.

How to Disable Automatic Clicks in Chromebook?

Open the Settings page and navigate to Advanced -> Accessibility -> Manage Accessibility features. Scroll down and disable “Automatically click when the cursor stops.”

Can we continuously click with the Automatic Clicks feature in ChromeOS?

No, the Automatic clicks feature does not support continuous clicking on Chromebooks. However, you can right-click, left-click, drag and drop, and scroll.

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