IBM Embedded Business AI Framework




How to disable Chrome’s two-finger back/forward navigation?

Google Chrome on Mac supports two-finger swipe gesture to navigate across pages. Sometimes, this leads to unconditional page reload and potential data loss which is frustrating when you are working on something essential.

There is a quick fix: Open Terminal, run the command below, and restart your browser. It will disable two-finger back/forward navigation for Google Chrome only. Change parameter to TRUE to revert changes if needed.

defaults write AppleEnableSwipeNavigateWithScrolls -bool FALSE
edit this article