How to Change the Mouse Pointer Color in Windows 10

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, 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 Switch the Color of the Mouse Cursor in Windows 10

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.

click start then settings

Step 2: Choose the Ease of Access option.

click ease of access

Step 3: Select the Mouse tab at the left side of the window.

click the mouse tab

Step 4: Click the color under Pointer color that corresponds to the mouse color you wish to use.

change mouse pointer color windows 10

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