Customization or personalization is indeed the most important feature provided by Windows 10. Just like all other devices, the mouse settings and the way it functions can also be customized. For example, you can change the size of the mouse pointer, you can change its color, you can change its shape, you can change the speed with which it moves over the screen, you can swap the function of its clicks etc. In this article, we will explain to you some methods through which you can change the mouse pointer size in Windows 10.

Changing the Mouse Pointer Size in Windows 10

For changing the mouse pointer size in Windows 10, you can make use of any of the three methods listed below:

Method # 1: Use the Settings App

In this method, we will tell you how you can change the mouse pointer size using the Settings application in Windows 10. For doing this, you need to perform the following steps:

Type settings in the search section of your taskbar and click on the search result to launch a new settings window. It is shown in the following image:

Windows Settings

Click on Ease of Access tab located at the extreme right of the second row. The ease of access settings window will pop up which is shown in the image below:

Open: Ease of Access

Now click on Cursor & pointer size as highlighted in the following image:

Cursor & pointer size

Curser and Pointer size screen will pop up which is shown in the image below:

Curser and Pointer size screen

As you can see from the image above that the default pointer size is highlighted with a blue color. Now, I will change it to the second size shown on the list. I have highlighted that size with the red color.

The new mouse pointer size is shown in the image below:

Changed mouse pointer size successfully

Close the settings window when you are done.

Method # 2: Use Mouse Settings in Windows 10

In this method, we will tell you how you can change the mouse pointer size using the Mouse Settings in Windows 10. For doing this, you need to proceed as follows:

Type Change your mouse settings in the search section of your taskbar and click on the search result to launch a new mouse settings window. It is shown in the following image:

Mouse Settings in Windows 10

Click on additional mouse options as highlighted in the image below:

additional mouse options

The mouse properties window will pop up which is shown in the following image:

mouse properties window

Now click on the Pointers tab as shown in the image below:

Pointers tab

Select any scheme of your choice from the Scheme dropdown list to change the mouse pointer size.

In this example, I have selected the Windows default large (system scheme). It is shown in the following image:

Windows default large (system scheme)

Click OK to save your new mouse pointer size settings.

Method # 3: Use Windows Control Panel

In this method, we will tell you how you can change the mouse pointer size using the Control Panel application in Windows 10. For doing this, you need to perform the following steps:

Type control panel in the search section of your taskbar and click on the search result to launch a new control panel window. The newly opened control panel window is shown in the following image:

Windows Control Panel

Click on Ease of Access tab located at the bottom left of the image shown above.

Now click on Change how your mouse works as highlighted in the image below:

Change how your mouse works

As soon as you will click on it, the Make your mouse easier to use window will pop up which is shown in the following image:

Make your mouse easier to use

Now select any size of mouse pointer from the list shown above.

Click on Apply.

Finally, click on OK to save the new mouse pointer size settings.

Conclusion

Sometimes, a little personalization is necessary for everything. At times, it is just for fun but there are times when it becomes a necessity. For example, there can be such a computer user who is very brilliant but has some eyesight issues because of which he finds it difficult to visualize the normal default-sized cursor. In such cases, personalization is required. Fortunately, Windows 10 provides you with the facility to make customizations to your daily routine objects. By making use of any of the three methods listed above, you can easily change the mouse pointer size according to your needs and you can always get back to the default size by following the same methods.

How to Change the Mouse Pointer Size in Windows 10
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