Disable Internet Explorer Double-Tap-Zoom

Article ID: 40212700

Issue / Question

How to disable IE double-tap-zoom on ET5x Windows tablet

Applicable To

ET50 Windows 8.1 or Windows 10

ET55 Windows 8.1 or Windows 10

Resolution / Answer


When using Internet Explorer (IE) a double tap will magnify (zoom in) the screen. This is often referred to as double-tap-zoom functionality.
Double-tap-zoom allows a user to temporarily magnify the html page.



Option 1: Add a user style sheet in IE settings

1.1. Create a Cascading Style Sheet (CSS) which includes the following -ms-touch-action and/or -ms-content-zooming property.

-ms-touch-action: none;
-ms-content-zooming: none;

Example Disable_DoubleTap.cssDownload File>>

1.2. Open IE Settings> Internet Options> Accessibility>
1.3. Enable 'Format document using my style sheet' under User style sheet.
1.4. Browse for the .css file created from step 1.1.
1.5. Hit OK to save then close IE settings

Option 2: Implement -ms-touch-action: none property in HTML body tag. Read More>>


+ Applicable Products

  • ET50
  • ET55