Cursor thickness in Windows 10 is set to around 1-2 pixels by default. But, if this width is not OK for you or there is some other reason to change cursor thickness, then this guide will help you. There are only a few easy steps that you need to follow and then you can adjust that blinking cursor thickness as per your needs. What you have to do is use Settings of Windows 10 and access Ease of Access page. This step by step guide will help you to set up everything.
Once the cursor thickness is set, the changes are visible in real-time. You can check it in the Search box, Notepad, Sticky Notes, and other areas wherever the blinking cursor can be seen. Do note cursor thickness will not change for third-party software such as browsers, Notepad++, etc. The changes are reflected in the native apps, programs, and other areas of Windows 10.
What you see below is different thickness for blinking cursor set by me.
Let’s check how you can also do it.
Steps To Change Cursor Thickness In Windows 10:
1). Open Settings app. Click on the Start button and then tap on the Settings icon. You can also press Win+I hotkey to open Settings app.
2). Tap on Ease of Access category visible in the Settings app.
3). Ease of Access has ‘Other options‘ page. Click on that page.
4). On the right side, you will see ‘Cursor thickness‘ option. There are a slider and a box. The slider helps to change cursor thickness and the box shows the preview of cursor thickness.
You can set the cursor thickness from 1 to 20 pixels wide. Set it as per your requirement and changes are saved automatically.
That’s it! This way you can adjust cursor thickness in your Windows 10 PC. You can also use Registry or Control Panel to change the thickness of blinking cursor in Windows 10, but this is the straightforward method. So, I covered it.
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Personally, I’m OK with default cursor thickness in my Windows 10 PC. So far, only a couple of times, I need to change the cursor thickness temporarily and then I set it back to default width. And I did it easily with this method. You can also follow these steps and easily change cursor thickness in your Windows 10 PC/laptop whenever you want.