How to Change Cursor Size & Cursor Color in Windows 10🖱️

If the default mouse cursor size and cursor color are not to your liking, here’s how you can change them in Windows 10. The default Windows 10 mouse cursor is of small to medium size and white in color. For the vast majority of users, the default cursor size and color are good enough. However, there might be times when you want to change the cursor size or cursor color. For example, if you want to make the mouse pointer easy on your eyes or have vision problems, changing the cursor size and color can help greatly. As part of the accessibility feature, Windows 10 Settings app has the option to customize the mouse pointer size and color with just a few clicks. In this quick guide, let me show you the process of changing the mouse cursor size and cursor color in Windows 10.

Steps to Change Cursor Size in Windows 10

Follow the steps below to change cursor size in Windows 10.
  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Go to the “Ease of Access” page. Ease of access in settings app
  3. Go to the “Mouse pointer” page.
  4. On the right page, drag the slider under “Change pointer size” to the right to increase the cursor size. Windows 10 change cursor size
  5. Changes are instant and automatically saved.
  6. Close the Settings app.
Using the provided slider, you can increase the pointer size by up to 15 times. More often than not, the pointer size of 2 to 4 would be plenty enough for most people. Play with the cursor size slider and see how it works for you. Keep in mind that when you increase the pointer size, it will increase all mouse pointer icons like crosshairs, move, cursor, etc.

Restore or Reduce Cursor Size

To reduce the cursor size, drag the slider under “Change pointer size” to the left side. By dragging it all the way to the left, you can revert back to the default cursor size. As you can see, changing the mouse pointer size in Windows 10 is nothing hard. If you want the cursor to be bigger, drag the slider to right. To make it smaller, drag the slider to left. That is all.

Steps to Change Cursor Color in Windows 10

Follow these steps to change the cursor color in Windows 10.
  1. Press “Windows Key + I” to open the Settings app.
  2. Go to the “Ease of Access” page. Ease of access in settings app
  3. Go to the “Mouse pointer” page.
  4. Select the “Custom” option under the “Change pointer color” section. Windows 10 cursor custom color
  5. Choose one of the available colors. Choose predefined custom cursor color
  6. To set a custom color, click on the “Pick a custom pointer color” button. Cursor color applied
  7. Select a color of your choice from the color picker and click “Ok“. Select color from color picker
  8. The picked color will be applied instantly.

Restore Cursor Color

To restore the original pointer color, go to the “Mouse pointer” page in the Settings app and select the “White” cursor under “Change pointer color”.

Wrapping Up

As you can see, Windows 10 makes it quite easy to quickly increase or reduce the mouse pointer size and even it’s color. Play with the settings a bit and see which configuration fits better for you. If you want, you can also increase the system font size for accessibility and to make text easy on your eyes. I hope that helps. If you are stuck or need some help, comment below and I will try to help as much as possible. If you like this article, check out how to protect your system from ransomware and the best YouTube apps for Windows 10.

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  1. I want to change the curse colour in word. I have been successful in changing the pointer but the curser remains black. Any clues on how I achieve this?

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