How to Turn On Text Cursor Indicator on Windows 11?

Microsoft released the stable version of Windows 11. Even this version of Windows will bring a visual design change, updated Windows, smooth animations, Android apps, and much more. In this new version of Windows, you will get many cool features, one of which is a Text cursor indicator. 

It is an improved version with many new options and quite a useful feature offered by Microsoft as it helps you find the cursor position in the middle of a large amount of text. This risewindows article will show you how to turn the text cursor indicator on in Windows 11.

What is Text Cursor Indicator?

The text cursor indicator is the flashing cursor you see when typing in any text-based program, including Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, and Notepad. Some builds might see Cursor & pointer instead. Look for Make the cursor easier to see when typing. There you will find a sliding bar that allows you to change the cursor thickness. When you use wide screens and higher resolution displays, you will not be able to find your cursor while typing.

If you want, the good thing happened is that Windows 11 lets you increase its size and color according to your choice. This risewindows article will show you enabling, disabling, and changing the text size and color of the “Text Cursor Indicator” on Windows 11.

How to Enable or Disable Text Cursor Indicator on Windows 11?

To turn on or turn off Text Cursor Indicator on Windows 11, do the following:-

Step 1. First, open the Settings app by pressing Windows + I keys from the keyboard.

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Step 2. When Windows Settings opens, select the Accessibility category from the left sidebar.

Step 3. Then, click the Text cursor tab on the right side.

Step 4. After that, turn the On/Off toggle switch beside Text cursor indicator to enable or disable it.

How to Increase or Decrease the Text Cursor Indicator Size on Windows 11?

It is possible to increase or decrease the text cursor indicator size on Windows 11. But, one should note that it is impossible to reduce its size to less than the default size. Then, Windows 11 allows you to increase the text cursor indicator size to 5 times. That means if you measure the default size to 1, you can increase its size to 5. That is good enough for most people, even though it is impossible to decrease its size from 1 to something else.

To increase or decrease the text cursor indicator size, perform the following steps:-

Step 1. First, open the Settings app by pressing Windows + I keys from the keyboard.

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Step 2. When Windows Settings opens, select the Accessibility category from the left sidebar.

Step 3. Then, click the Text cursor tab on the right side.

Step 4. After that, use the slider below the “Text cursor indicator” to increase or decrease the size of this indicator.

So, you can preview the size above the “Text cursor indicator.” When satisfied, you can close the settings app.

How to Change the Text Cursor Indicator Color on Windows 11?

To change the default “text cursor indicator” color on Windows 11, do the following:-

Step 1. As usual, open the Settings app by pressing Windows + I keys from the keyboard.

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Step 2. When Windows Settings opens, select the Accessibility category from the left sidebar.

Step 3. Then, click the Text cursor tab on the right side.

Step 4. After that, choose a color from the “Recommend colors” you want to use for the “Text cursor indicator.”

If you don’t prefer to use any recommended color, click the plus (+) icon beside the “Choose another color” option. A color palette will open. Move the cursor on the color palette and select the desired color.

After completing the above steps, click the Done button to apply that color for the “Text Cursor Indicator” when you complete the above steps.

That’s it for the article.

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Also, read How to Hide your Cursor while Typing on Windows 11/10?

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