Windows 10: Ease of Access Options

Windows 10 Settings also allows you to set up Ease of Access options on your computer, to improve accessibility.

Step 1
Open Settings, select Ease of Access and review the categories listed

Step 2
Select Magnifier to turn Magnifier on, invert colors and enable tracking (to have Magnifier follow the keyboard focus or the mouse cursor)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 3
Select Mouse to adjust the pointer size, change the pointer color or use the numeric keypad to move the mouse around the screen

 

Step 4
You can also manage use of the screen, keyboard and other options such as cursor thickness

 

 

 

 

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Select Narrator to turn on the screen reader for text and controls, choose a voice, select sounds and manage keyboard and mouse actions.

 
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To make the typing cursor easier to spot, select Other Options then drag the slider for Cursor thickness until it is the size you’d like.

 

 

 

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Want to know more?

For the complete guide to Windows 10, all in the trusted In Easy Steps style, click here. Whether you’re upgrading to Windows 10 from a previous version or using it for the very first time, Windows 10 for Seniors in easy steps will guide you through the key features so you’ll be a pro in no time at all!