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How To Change Mouse Speed in Windows 11

A Mouse is an essential tool, especially when navigating through the laptop. It helps as you move through pages creating a seamless transition from one page to another. So what happens when you want to change the mouse speed on windows 11? It is totally possible to change your mouse speed on windows  11 and still get to enjoy the perks that come with using a mouse?

Mouse speed relates to the pointer’s sensitivity, scrolling, and the pointer icon. Pointer sensitivity refers to how fast your mouse is able to navigate through the screen. So how can you change mouse speed on windows 11? Here is a step-by-step guide on changing your pointer’s sensitivity.

How to Change Mouse Speed in Windows 11

Go to the start menu then go to settings.

Settings page
settings page on windows 11

Click on Bluetooth and devices and go to the mouse tab.

Bluetooth and devices page

Adjust the mouse pointer speed slider to what is comfortable for you.

Mouse speed adjustment page

You will also be able to alter the size and color of the pointer from this page.

How to change the mouse pointer style

Go to settings and then to accessibility.

Accessibility page

Go to the mouse pointer and touch and select the style that you prefer.

Mouse pointer and touch

You will also be able to adjust the pointer size on this page.

Accessibility page

Changing the pointer speed is possible in many ways apart from the settings. You could also use the control panel to change your pointer’s sensitivity. Here are the steps to guide you through the process

How to change mouse speed through the control panel

Click on the start menu and search for the control panel.

Start page to access the control panel
start button search for the control panel

Go to the hardware and sound section in the control panel.

hardwre and sound section of control panel to change mouse speed

Under the devices and printer, there is a mouse icon as the third option.

Devices and printer to change mouse speed

Click on this option which will open more mouse properties.

Mouse properties to change mouse speed on windows 11

Go to the Pointer option and open it.

You will get options where you can change the mouse speed to your liking.

Moreover, you have the option of hiding the pointer while typing and showing its location using the ctrl key.

Click on apply and close the windows.

After following the step above, you would have managed to adjust the mouse speed to what is comfortable for you. You also get the option of applying different settings such as changing the double click speed, pointer style, and much more.

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Raveena is an online content writer eager to inform, inspire and teach.


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