Customization

How to use mouse pointer with custom color on Windows 10

You can now use the mouse pointer with any color you like, and in this guide, you'll learn how to select a custom color on Windows 10.

Mouse pointer with custom color on Windows 10

On Windows 10, you’ve been able to change the mouse pointer style and size for a long time, but the option to use a different color was limited.

Starting with Windows 10 version 1903, May 2019 Update, the Settings app is getting updated to include new options to customize the pointer with any color you feel is appropriate.

In this guide, you’ll learn the step to change the mouse pointer color with the settings available with the first major update of 2019 for Windows 10.

How to change the pointer color using Settings

To use the mouse pointer with a custom color 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 color” section, click the button with the color wheel.

  5. Select one of the suggested colors or click the Pick a custom pointer color option to create a custom color.

    Mouse pointer color settings on Windows 10 version 1903
    Mouse pointer color settings on Windows 10 version 1903

Once you’ve completed the steps, the mouse pointer will use the color you specified.

If you don’t see these settings, it’s because you’re not running the version that supports this feature. The ability to change the mouse color is available starting with Windows 10 version 1903 and later.