Product Support: Mice

How do I change mouse sensitivity (DPI)?


DPI is the standard used to measure the mouse sensitivity, expressed as the number of DPIs (dots per linear By changing the DPI, you can instantly adjust pointer speed for precision tasks, such as in-game targeting or photo editing. The greater the number of DPIs, the higher the mouse sensitivity, and the faster the pointer speed. Some mouse models include dedicated buttons (DPI On-the-fly buttons) you can use to instantly adjust your mouse sensitivity (DPI).


Change mouse sensitivity (DPI) settings


  • If your mouse has DPI on-the-fly buttons, press one of the DPI On-the-fly buttons to create new settings for each DPI button. The mouse LCD will briefly display the new DPI setting.
  • If your mouse doesn’t have DPI on-the-fly buttons, start Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Centre, select the mouse you are using, click basic settings, locate Sensitivity, make your changes.