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How to slow down the mouse's double-click speed in Windows 11

How to slow down the mouse's double-click speed in Windows 11

Short guide

  1. Open the Settings app by pressing the Windows key  + I on the keyboard or clicking the Start button, then Settings
  2. Click Bluetooth & devices then Mouse.
  3. Under Related settings click Additional mouse settings.
  4. Click the Buttons tab. Adjust the Speed slider in the Double click section.

Before and after

The Double-click speed settings in Windows 11, before and after adjustment

This section explains how to slow down the double-click speed of your mouse in Windows 11. This is a step-by-step guide with pictures of the screens to help.

Open the Bluetooth & devices settings

1. Open the Settings app by pressing the Windows key   + I or by clicking the Start button then Settings. Select Bluetooth & devices on the left.

Select Bluetooth and devices

Find the Mouse settings

2. Scroll down through the settings on the right-hand side and click on Mouse.

Scroll down and click on Mouse

Open the Additional mouse settings

3. Under Related settings click Additional mouse settings.

Click Additional mouse options

Adjust the double-click speed

4. When the Mouse Properties window appears, click the Buttons tab. Look in the Double-click speed section and adjust the Speed slider to set a more comfortable speed. 

Adjust the Speed slider under Double-click speed.

Test your settings

5. You can test your setting by double-clicking on the folder icon. When you are happy, click OK to apply your setting and exit.

Test your setting by double-clicking on the folder icon. Click OK to exit.

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) in which case you will need to contact them to access these settings or for further help.

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