Press & Hold Action

Configure an Action Button to toggle an initial action, firing a 2nd action to untoggle on release.


  • In
  1. Create any two actions:
    • One action for the initial press of the button
    • One action for the release of the button

  • In the Stream Deck software:
  1. Assign a Action button to your desired location
  2. Select your instance
  3. Select your Key-Down action and any desired arguments
  4. Select your Key-Up action and any desired arguments
You can now press your new Action button to test it out!

Tips & Tricks

  • Instead of using two separate actions, try using the same action but with custom arguments for Key-Down and Key-Up!
  • Use the Dynamic Icons technique to modify your button's appearance when it is pressed or released!
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