I very recently received my new XPS 13 Plus 9320. I happily used it for about a week until one the day the haptic feedback from the touchpad suddenly began malfunctioning. It still functions mostly as a mouse (moving, scrolling, clicking), but the feedback only makes a sound and no physical feedback. All feedback intensity settings feel the same except 100% where the touchpad becomes unusable. At 100% intensity the touchpad automatically clicks about every second even when I am not touching it.
I've been in touch with Dell support and have an open ticket but nothing has helped. Restarting comp, resetting settings, reinstalling/updating drivers, restoring comp, and reinstalling windows 11 have not fixed it. Seems likely to be a hardware issue at this point.
Has anyone else experienced this? This issue makes for a poor experience using the touchpad and I am unhappy that a week-old machine would physically break without any apparent trauma.
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I had the exact same issue on my XPS 13 Plus 9320. After updating to BIOS 1.4.0 I believe it's been mostly resolved, unless the issue is hardware related but inconsistent.
Given multiple people have the issue, I do suspect it's firmware/driver related though.
I’m having the exact same issues with the trackpad and want to try a BIOS reset. I’m also already on version 1.4.0. Did you restore to ‘BIOS Defaults’, ‘Last Known Good’ or ‘Factory Defaults’?
Dell ended up determining that it was a hardware issue and had a technician replace the palm rest module of my laptop. Initially, this made things worse. The new touchpad was still broken, but in a different way and the computer no longer detects the fingerprint scanner. This morning I found that the touchpad is mostly fine (except for the bottom left corner), which may have something to do with the BIOS update that happened yesterday but I'm not sure. The fingerprint scanner is still unusable. Another technician is supposed to take a look later this week.
Just returned a 3-day old XPS Plus laptop to Best Buy. The left side of the trackpad began making a noisy click. Within a couple hours of use, the trackpad kept on clicking on its own and even a restart wouldn't make it go away. It continued to happen through a factory reset! I literally shut the lid on a factory reset machine that was clicking away merrily as I packaged it to take back to Best Buy. Such a disappointing experience. The laptop was excellent till it wasn't.