Changing mouse settings in Windows 10 provides you variety of ways to change the appearance of your pointer, swap the function of your left and right mouse button. It lets you set the speed colour and size of your cursor and many more. Let us discuss the steps ahead.
Steps to Change Mouse Settings in Windows 10:
Step 1: Type Mouse Settings in the Windows search box and from the displayed search result click on Mouse Settings to open the corresponding settings window.
Step 2: In the Mouse Settings window the first thing you can do is to change the primary button of your mouse. By default, the primary button of your mouse is left but if you feel you can change it to right.
Step 3: The next thing that you can do is you can change the cursor speed of your mouse by dragging the bar left to decrease the speed and to the right to increase the speed.
Step 4: Further you can decide how many lines must be scrolled when you roll your mouse wheels once. You can fix it to ‘multiple lines’ at a time or one screen at a time.
If you have chosen to scroll ‘multiple lines at a time’ you can increase or decrease the line count by dragging the bar left to reduce the line count and to the right to increase the line count.
Step 5: Ahead you can choose if you want to let your mouse ‘scroll the inactive window’ when you hover your mouse over the inactive windows.
To adjust the size of your mouse cursor click on ‘Adjust mouse & cursor size’.
Your current window will navigate you to the ‘Mouse Pointer’ window.
Here you can change the size of your pointer, change the colour of your pointer, enable or disable visual feedback around the touchpoints.
Now for additional settings click on ‘Additional mouse options.
A Mouse Properties window will pop up where we will first discuss the Buttons tab.
- In the Buttons tab under ‘Button configuration,’ you can switch the primary button of your mouse to right.
- You can adjust the double click speed that you usually use to open or close a folder.
- You can turn on and off your mouse ClickLock.
Under Pointers tab
You can change the pointer scheme of your system and you can even customize it.
Under the Pointer Options tab
- You can set the speed of your pointer’s movement.
- You can enable your pointer to automatically move towards the default button of the window such a Save, OK, Next etc.
- You can enable the visibility of the pointer’s trails, hide or unhide the pointer at the moment you are typing. You can even enable the CTRL key to show the current location of the pointer.
Under Wheel tab
You can set the vertical and horizontal scrolling of your wheel.
File Explorer Option
To customize the click action related to the File Explorer, search for the File Explorer Options in the Windows search box and click open the File Explorer Options window.
In the general tab of this window go to the ‘Click items as follows’ section where you can customize the actions of a single click and double click on the items of the file explorer.
So this is all about how can implement changes in mouse settings. Hope you find the article useful.