Pointer options

How to find mouse pointer on Windows 10

Keep losing the mouse pointer on the screen? Then enable this option to find quickly using the Ctrl key on Windows 10.

Windows 10 find mouse pointer with Ctrl key

Although you’re constantly using the mouse to navigate Windows 10, it’s easy to lose visual of the mouse pointer on the screen, especially, when you have a multi-monitor setup.

For this reason, Windows 10 includes an option to find the mouse pointer that circles around it when pressing the “Ctrl” key.

In this guide, you’ll learn the easy steps to enable the option to use a keystroke to quickly find the mouse pointer on the screen.

How to quickly locate mouse pointer on Windows 10

To quickly find the mouse pointer on Windows 10, use these steps:

  1. Open Settings.

  2. Click on Personalization.

  3. Click on Themes.

  4. Click the Mouse cursor option.

    Themes settings with Mouse Cursor
    Themes settings with Mouse Cursor
  5. Click the Pointer Options tab.

  6. Check the Show location of pointer when I press the CTRL key option.

    Show mouse pointer location with Ctrl key option
    Show mouse pointer location with Ctrl key option
  7. Click the Apply button.

  8. Click the OK button.

Once you complete the steps, every time you can’t find the pointer, press the Ctrl button to show the pointer on the screen.