3 Ways to switch left and right mouse keys on Windows 10

Left-handers represent approximately only 10 percent of the world’s population and face everyday barriers that right-handers do not think about. Using the right-hand mouse also must not be one of those issues. So here is the solution by switching the mouse button. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to switch left and right mouse keys on Windows 10.

Switch left and right mouse keys on Windows 10

To switch left and right mouse keys on Windows 10, follow any of these procedures step by step.

Method #1

Click the Search button on the taskbar. Type Control Panel in the search box and then click the Control Panel option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you click the Control Panel option, the following screen will appear.

Click the Hardware and Sound option as highlighted in the above image. The next screen will look like this.

Now click the Mouse option as highlighted in the above image. After that, the following dialogue box will appear.

Click the Buttons tab. Then click the Switch primary and secondary buttons checkbox. After that, click the Apply and then OK button as highlighted in the above image.

Method #2

Click the Search button on the taskbar. Type Settings in the search box and then click the Settings option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you click the Settings option, the following screen will appear.

Click the Devices option as highlighted in the above image.

As you can see that the screen is divided into two parts. Choose the Mouse option from the left side of the screen. Then choose the Right option from the Select your primary button drop down as highlighted in the above image.

Method #3

Click the Search button on the taskbar. Type Run in the search box and click the Run option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you click the Run option, the following dialogue box will appear.

Type Regedit in the Open textbox and then click the OK button as highlighted in the above image. The Registry Editor screen will appear as the following image is showing.

Navigate to the following path from the left side of the screen.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Mouse

As you click the Mouse option from the left side of the screen. The right side will show some options. Locate the SwapMouseButtons option as highlighted in the above image. Double click on the SwapMouseButtons option and the following dialogue box will appear.

Put 1 in the Value data textbox and then click the OK button as highlighted in the above image.

Conclusion

By following any of these procedures, you will be able to switch left and right mouse keys on Windows 10.

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