By Delia / Last update March 22, 2022

Mouse is one of the key hardware components of your computer that helps you interact with your PC, and too much or too little mouse sensitivity can directly affect the experience of using your computer (e.g. playing games). So in the latest OS Windows 11, how to adjust the mouse pointer sensitivity, speed and other indicators? Let's take a look at the operation.

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Change Windows 11 mouse sensitivity in Settings app

1. Press Win + I to open the computer's settings.

2. Click the "Bluetooth & devices" tab on the left sidebar, then scroll down to find and click the "Mouse" option.

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3. Here you will find the "Mouse pointer speed" option, swipe the slider to the right to increase the speed and to the left to decrease the speed.

4. In addition, you can also modify the primary mouse button, lines to scroll at a time, pointer size and color options here.

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5. After you finish modifying, just close the Settings window.

Change Windows 11 mouse sensitivity via Control Panel

1. In addition to the Settings application, you can also choose to use the Control Panel to change the mouse sensitivity.

2. Search for "Control Panel" in the Start menu and open it.

3. Now in Control Panel, click "Hardware and Sound" > "Devices and Printers" > "Mouse".

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4. In the Mouse Properties window that opens, switch to the "Pointer Options" tab.

5. Here you can drag the slider to speed up or slow down the pointer speed, or select "Enhance pointer precision". In addition, you can also decide whether to display pointer trails, hide pointer while typing, etc.

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6. After finishing the settings, click "Apply" > "OK" to save the changes and close the mouse properties window.

In addition to the above two paths, some high-end mice come with special configuration programs that allow you to change the speed of the pointer and other options. If you are not satisfied with the performance of your mouse on your Windows 11 computer, try these methods.