How to Change Your Double Click Mouse Speed in Windows 10

The double-click of the mouse for Windows users is something that often becomes second-nature over time. Since we need to use it so often to open a folder or a file, it’s basically an unconscious reflex when it needs to be used.

But some people double-click slower or faster than others, and a different computer and mouse may react differently to the way you use them. If you are having trouble getting double-clicks to register on your Windows 10 computer, either because you are going too fast or too slow, then you may need to change your mouse’s double-click speed. Our tutorial below will show you where to find that setting in Windows 10.


Make Double Click Slower or Faster in Windows 10

The steps in this article are going to change the speed at which you need to double-click in order for your computer to register as a double-click to perform certain actions. You have the ability to make this speed slower or faster.

Step 1: Click inside the search field at the bottom-left of the screen and type “mouse” into the field.

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Step 2: Click the Mouse settings search result at the top of the column.

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Step 3: Choose the Additional mouse settings option to open a new settings window.

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Step 4: Adjust the Speed slider under Double-click Speed, then click Apply at the bottom of the window, followed by the OK button.

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Do you also use the touchpad on your laptop and want to change the scrolling behavior? Find out how to reverse the scrolling direction for your Windows 10 touchpad if it feels like it is going the opposite direction that it should. newsletter
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