Windows 11 Guide: Setup mouse for left-handed users

Yes, You can reconfigure the mouse button to change the left to right button’s task. Here you’ll know How you can setup mouse for left-handed people on Windows 11

Windows 11 is detect a mouse device automatically, but the system by default configures it for right-handed users by making the left click the primary key.

So, if you’re a left-Handed user of windows or you’re one of those who can switch hands to use a mouse. I think you just have to change mouse settings for the left-handed users on Windows 11. You have to open Control Panel and Hardware and Sound, click on the Mouse option from in the Device and printers, and that it here you have to remap mouse settings.

Below, you’ll know the details with Images, and easy steps to change mouse settings for Left-Handed people on Windows 11.

How To Change The Primary Mouse Button on Windows 11

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Click on Bluetooth & Devices.
  3. Click on the Mouse Option on the right-side page.
Change mouse setting
  1. Change Left to Right in the Primary mouse button option.
Change Primary mouse button

Once you changed left to right, the primary button will be switched from the left to the right button and you can start using the mouse with your left hand.

You can also switch the primary button from the Control Panel, Here down below step-by-step guide to changing the primary button of a mouse from left to right with the Control Panel (Easily).

How To Change Your Mouse Primary button with Control Panel

  1. Open Control Panel.
  2. Click on Hardware and Sound.
  3. Under the “Device and Printer” section, click on the “Mouse” option.
Control Panel Mouse Settings
  1. Make sure you’re on the “Button” tab in the Mouse Properties.
  2. Click on the checkbox “Switch primary and secondary buttons” option.


  1. Click on the “Apply” Button and then the “Ok Button”.

After, When you completed the steps, your Primary mouse button will be changed from left to right for left-handed people.

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