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How to change mouse pointer size on Windows 10

Is the mouse pointer too small or too big? In this guide, you'll learn the easy steps to change its size on Windows 10.

Change mouse pointer size on Windows 10

On Windows 10, the mouse pointer is an essential feature that helps us to navigate the desktop more efficiently. However, if the pointer is too small or too big, depending on your requirements or the resolution of your screen, you can change the size in a few ways.

In the guide, you’ll learn the steps to change the mouse pointer size using the Settings app and Control Panel on Windows 10.

How to change pointer size using Settings

To change the mouse pointer size on Windows 10, use these steps:

  1. Open Settings.

  2. Click on Ease of Access.

  3. Click on Cursor & pointer.

  4. Under the “Change pointer size and color” section, use the slider to select a pointer size.

    Change mouse pointer size using Settings app
    Change mouse pointer size using Settings app

Once you’ve completed the steps, the pointer will automatically switch to the size you selected. Starting with Windows 10 version 1903, you can select up to 11 different sizes. Also, note that using the Settings app, you can now change the mouse pointer color.

If you’re not running version 1903, in the Settings app, you’ll only pick from 3 different sizes.

How to change pointer size using Control Panel

In the case that you’re looking to change size of the pointer using the Windows Default scheme, then use these steps.

  1. Open Settings.

  2. Click on Devices.

  3. Click on Mouse.

  4. On the right, under “Related settings,” click the Additional mouse options link.

    Mouse settings on Windows 10
    Mouse settings on Windows 10
  5. Use the Scheme drop-down to select the size you want, including: system scheme (small), large, and extra large.

    Change mouse pointer size using Control Panel
    Change mouse pointer size using Control Panel
  6. Click the Apply button.

  7. Click the OK button.

After completing the steps, the mouse pointer will start using the size you specified.