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How to make the mouse left-handed in Chrome OS

How to make the mouse left-handed in Chrome OS

Short guide:

  1. Click on the Time widget in the bottom right corner, then click on the Settings button.
  2. Click on the Menu  button in the Settings window and select Devices
  3. Select Mouse and touchpad. Now click on the drop-down menu for Swap primary mouse button, and select Right button.

Before and after

This section explains the steps you need to follow to switch mouse buttons in Chrome OS, complete with pictures of the screen to help.  

Open the settings

1. Click on the Time widget in the bottom right corner to open the System menu. Click on the Settings  button.

Click on the Settings button

Find the Device settings

2. Click on the Menu  button in the Settings window and select Device. Now select Mouse and touchpad.

Select Device then Mouse and touchpad

Swap the mouse buttons

3. Click on the drop-down menu for Swap the primary mouse button and select Right button from the two options.

Click on the drop-down menu and select Right button

Note: If this does not work it could be because someone else manages your computer settings (an IT department or administrator). If this is the case, you will need to contact them to access these settings or for further help.

Created on: June-21-2022

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