You are likely accustomed to the white mouse pointer in Windows and may not have given it much thought.
While some Windows themes can alter the appearance of the mouse point, you might be wondering how to change the mouse color in Windows 10 without installing any weird themes.
The mouse cursor that you see on your screen in Windows 10 is something that a lot of people take for granted. Typically it’s something that you won’t give much thought to, and it’s likely that you simply accept that it looks the way that it does.
But you actually have some control over the appearance of that mouse cursor, such as its color. Our tutorial below will show you where to find the setting that allows you to change the color of your mouse cursor.
How to Change Mouse Color in Windows 10
- Click Start, then Settings.
- Select Ease of Access.
- Choose Mouse.
- Click the desired mouse color.
Our article continues below with additional information on changing the mouse color in Windows 10, including pictures of these steps.
How to Switch the Color of the Mouse Cursor in Windows 10 (Guide with Pictures)
The steps in this article were performed on a laptop computer using the Windows 10 operating system. The steps below involve changing a setting in Windows, and won’t require you to install any new applications or themes.
Step 1: Click the Start button at the bottom-left corner of the screen, then click the Settings icon.
Step 2: Choose the Ease of Access option.
Step 3: Select the Mouse tab at the left side of the window.
Step 4: Click the color under Pointer color that corresponds to the mouse color you wish to use.
Now that you know how to change the mouse pointer color in Windows 10, you can use this op[tion whenever you want to update the color of that element on your computer.
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