- You can fully change the appearance of your cursor in Windows 10 , from the size and shape to the function.
- Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.
With the increased popularity of touchscreen devices and tablets it may seem like cursors have become less essential, however if you still use a desktop computer, chances are that you still need a cursor to perform a majority of functions.
Microsoft allows users to fully customize the OS on their device to their liking, which even includes changing the overall appearance of their mouse cursor.
Whether you want to change the color of the cursor or even the size of the cursor, Microsoft provides robust customization features for you to experiment with.
Check out the products mentioned in this article:
How to change the cursor on your Windows 10 computer
1. Boot up your Windows 10 computer.
2. Press the Windows button on your keyboard, or click on the "Search Bar" on your Windows 10 taskbar.
3. Type in "Mouse" and wait for suggestions to appear, then select "Change your mouse settings," and a new page will open.
4. In "Change your mouse settings," click "Additional mouse options."
5. Click on the "Pointers" tab then select "Browse" on the bottom-right hand corner of the screen. It will launch a slew of cursor options for you to choose from. Select the cursor that you want.
6. Click "Open" then press "Apply" to confirm your new cursor.
Related coverage from How To Do Everything: Tech :
- How to move the taskbar in Windows 10 to any side of your screen
- How to disable the touchpad on your Windows 10 laptop in 3 ways
- How to manually check for updates on a Windows 10 computer and install them
- How to change the refresh rate on a Windows 10 computer, to improve your viewing or gaming experience
- How to increase your microphone volume on Windows 10, so others can hear you better through your computer
- How to share a Google Maps route or location on your computer or smartphone
- How to enable cookies on an Android device in Google Chrome to save your data and optimize your web browsing
SEE ALSO: The best all-in-one PCs you can buy