How to Modify Mouse Pointer in Windows 10

While using Windows 10, you may have noticed that the mouse pointer/cursor size is very small and sometimes when you not using the mouse you may lose track of the pointer location on your screen. Furthermore, while typing a long file the cursor gets lost in the many lines and it becomes difficult to track the cursor location.

Microsoft has always provided the facility to modify the cursor to the users’ ease and wish and in Windows 10, it has not disappointed us.

In this article, we will discuss how to modify the pointer/ cursor to make it more visible and see what different options Windows 10 has provided to us in this regard.

Modify Mouse Pointer in Windows 10

Go to the Start Menu and select the settings option

The Settings window will appear. Select the Ease of Access option in that window

In Ease of Access window, in the left panel look for cursor and pointer option and click it

Cursor and pointer options will open in the left pan of the window. By using the first option, you can adjust the size of the pointer to your desired size.

The next option is to change the color of the pointer. Here you can select from a variety of colors for your pointer

The third setting in this window enables you to change the thickness of the cursor and make the cursor easier to see when typing.

The last option here is for the users who have a touch screen display and if enabled, it shows the visual feedback around the touch point when the user touches the screen.

Congratulations, you have successfully customized the cursor in Windows 10 and I hope this article was helpful for you.

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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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