A Guide on Mouse Keys in Windows 10

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Enable or Disable Mouse Keys in Windows 10

Mouse Keys lets you control the mouse using the numeric keypad. Here’s how you can enable or disable it in Windows 10:

Launch the Settings App. Hit Ease of Access. Hit Mouse from the left sidebar.

In Control your mouse with a keypad section, you can see a toggle switch. Enable (to enable) or disable (to disable) it.

If you’ve turned on Mouse Keys, you can see the following options:

Only use Mouse Keys when Num Lock is on – makes Mouse Keys work only when Num Lock is on or off.

Show the Mouse Keys icon on the taskbar – show or hide the Mouse Keys icon in the notification area.

Hold the Ctrl key to speed up and the Shift key to slow down – if you enable this option, then pressing the Ctrl key while moving the pointer will increase its speed, and decrease is the Shift button case.

If you wish, play with the Pointer speed and Pointer acceleration too.

Note:

Alternative ways to enable or disable Mouse Keys:

Keyboard Shortcut

  1. Press left Alt, left Shift, and Num Lock keys simultaneously.
  2. Now, you can see the Mouse Keys pop-up.
  3. Hit Yes in the pop-up to enable Mouse Keys.
  4. Hit No in the pop-up to disable Mouse Keys.

Control Panel

  1. Launch Control Panel.
  2. Hit Ease of Access Center link.
  3. Hit Make the mouse easier to use link.
  4. Enable (to enable) or disable (to disable) Turn on Mouse Keys option.
  5. Hit the Ok button at the bottom.

Enable or Disable Keyboard Shortcut of Mouse Keys

Open Control Panel. Click on Ease of Access Center link. Click on Make the mouse easier to use link.

Hit Set up Mouse Keys link in the Control the mouse with the keyboard section.

Enable (to enable keyboard shortcut) or disable (to disable keyboard shortcut) Turn on Mouse Keys with left Alt + left Shift + Num Lock option in the Keyboard shortcut section.

Hit the Ok button at the bottom.

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