Enable Reverse Mouse Scrolling on Windows 11
1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon. 2. Click on “Devices” and then select “Mouse” from the left-hand sidebar. 3. Scroll down to the “Scrolling direction” section and toggle the switch to “On” for “Reverse scrolling direction.”
If you have a touchpad, you may need to go to the “Touchpad” section instead of “Mouse.”
Enable Reverse Mouse Scrolling on Windows 10
1. Right-click on the Start menu and select “Settings.” 2. Click on “Devices” and then select “Mouse” from the left-hand sidebar. 3. Under “Mouse,” click on “Additional mouse options” at the bottom of the page. 4. In the “Mouse Properties” window that pops up, click on the “Device Settings” tab. 5. Select your touchpad or mouse from the list and click on “Settings.” 6. Look for the “Scrolling” or “Scroll” section, and select “Reverse scrolling direction.”
- Why would I want to enable reverse mouse scrolling?
- Will enabling reverse mouse scrolling affect my other devices?
- What if I prefer the original scrolling direction?
- Can I enable reverse scrolling on a non-Windows device?
- Is reverse scrolling the same as natural scrolling?
Reverse scrolling can feel more natural if you’re used to using a Mac or mobile device. It can also be easier on your wrist if you find yourself scrolling frequently.
No, enabling reverse mouse scrolling on your Windows device will only affect that specific device. Your other devices will continue to use their default scrolling settings.
If you decide you don’t like reverse scrolling after trying it out, simply toggle the switch back to “Off” or select the original scrolling direction in the “Mouse Properties” window.
Yes, you may be able to enable reverse scrolling on a non-Windows device by going into the device’s settings or preferences and looking for a scrolling option.
Yes, reverse scrolling and natural scrolling refer to the same thing – where you swipe up to scroll down and vice versa.