How to Customize Cursor in Windows 10

The cursor is vital in the user interface. Windows 10 cursor can easily be customized from the variety of options given by Microsoft. It is essential to know the position of the pointer and the preference of the size and color of the cursor varies with person to person.

This article is based on customizing the cursor settings in Windows 10. Follow the steps below to customize your cursor.

Click on the Start and open Windows 10 settings by clicking on the Settings icon.

In Windows Settings, click on the Ease of Access to customize the cursor.

In Ease of Access options, click on the Cursor & Pointer Size just below the Display option on the left side of the window.

It will open the Cursor & Pointer Size settings in which you can change the general appearance of the cursor. Change the thickness of the cursor by adjusting the slider value between 1 to 100 points.

There are also three options of pointer sizes and Windows 10 also provides three color options. White and black are the two basic colors along with the multi-color transparent pointer as the third option.

After customizing the appearance of the cursor, navigate to the Additional Mouse Settings in the right side of the same window.

In Mouse settings, simply click on the Additional Mouse Options available on the top right of the opened window.

You can check the moue settings in this window and adjust the number of scrolling lines at a time. In Mouse, Properties navigate to Pointers and select the appearance of pointer on the click.

Now, move to the adjacent option of Pointer Options in Mouse Properties. Here you can adjust the speed of the cursor and visibility of the cursor. Apply the settings and then click OK to save the settings. That’s it with the customization of the cursor in Windows 10.

Muhammad Imran Habib

Imran is a technology evangelist with 8 years of experience working with some of the Industry leading companies. Imran's expertise includes On-Prem/Virtual Infrastructure deployments, IT Solutions for SMEs, End User Computing Support.

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