Switch Primary and Secondary Buttons on Mouse in Windows 8

Edited by Lukward Thomason, Crystal, Eng, Anonymous

Hi, you're watching VisiHow. This is a tutorial on how to switch primary and secondary buttons on the mouse on a Windows 8 computer.

Switch primary and secondary buttons on mouse on windows 8.mp4-canvas35 907478.jpg

Ad

Steps

  1. 1
    The first thing that we need to do is right-click on the lower left corner of the screen, then click on "Control Panel".
    Switch primary and secondary buttons on mouse on windows 8.mp4-canvas17 095669.jpg
    Advertisement
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  2. 2
    When the Control Panel opens, we need to click "Hardware and Sound".
    Switch primary and secondary buttons on mouse on windows 8.mp4-canvas22 654022.jpg
    Advertisement
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  3. 3
    In this section, click "Mouse" in the "Devices and Printers" category.
    This will open up a menu.
    Switch primary and secondary buttons on mouse on windows 8.mp4-canvas28 319792.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  4. 4
    To switch the button configuration, we need to check the "Switch primary and secondary buttons" box.
    Switch primary and secondary buttons on mouse on windows 8.mp4-canvas35 224736.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  5. 5
    After clicking here, it will automatically change, which means that in order to uncheck or click "OK", we have to right-click.
    Switch primary and secondary buttons on mouse on windows 8.mp4-canvas46 155101.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  6. 6
    This concludes the tutorial on how to switch primary and secondary buttons on the mouse on a Windows 8 computer.
    Thank you for watching VisiHow. If you have any other comments or questions, please leave them in the comment section below.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

    Advertisement

Video: Switch Primary and Secondary Buttons on Mouse in Windows 8

Comments

VisiHow welcomes all comments. If you do not want to be anonymous, register or log in. It is free.




Creatura
Featured Author
651 Articles Started
871 Article Edits
40,075 Points
Creatura is a featured author with VisiHow. Creatura has achieved the level of "Captain" with 40,075 points. Creatura has started 651 articles (including this one) and has also made 871 article edits. 285,000 people have read Creatura's article contributions.
Creatura's Message Board
Creatura: Hi, my name is Creatura.
Creatura: Can I help you with your problem about "Switch Primary and Secondary Buttons on Mouse in Windows 8"?
 

Article Info

Categories : Windows

Recent edits by: Eng, Crystal, Lukward Thomason

Share this Article:

Thanks to all authors for creating a page that has been read 189 times.

Do you have a question not answered in this article?
Click here to ask one of the writers of this article
x

Thank Our Volunteer Authors.

Would you like to give back to the community by fixing a spelling mistake? Yes | No