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How to make the mouse pointer left-handed in Windows 11

How to make the mouse pointer left-handed in Windows 11

Short guide

  1. Press the Windows key  + I on the keyboard.
  2. Select Bluetooth & devices then scroll down and click Mouse.
  3. Click the Primary mouse button drop-down menu. Select Right.

Before and after

The Mouse settings before and after the primary mouse button is switched from left to right

This section covers how to swap the primary mouse button from left to right in Windows 11. This is a step-by-step guide with pictures of the screens to help.

Open the Mouse settings

1. Open Settings by pressing the Windows key  + I on the keyboard. Select Bluetooth & devices on the left-hand side, then scroll down and click Mouse on the right.

Click Bluetooth & devices then Mouse

Switch the primary mouse button

2. Click the Primary mouse button drop-down menu near the top-right corner of the window, and select Right.

Click the Primary mouse button drop-down menu and select Right

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

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