Change effect of Back and Forward button on mouse



Question: How Can I Change the Effect of the Back and Forward Buttons on My Mouse?

As an IT administrator, you may find yourself in a situation where you need to change the effect of the back and forward buttons on your mouse. Depending on which type of mouse you have and what operating system you are using, the process to do this can vary. This article will provide a step-by-step guide on how to change the effect of the back and forward buttons on your mouse.

If you have a Microsoft mouse, such as the Microsoft Basic Optical Mouse, and you are using Windows 10, you should first open the ‘Settings’ app. To do this, click the ‘Start’ button and then select ‘Settings’.

Once the ‘Settings’ app is open, click ‘Devices’ from the list on the left side of the window. Then, click ‘Mouse’ from the list of device categories.

In the ‘Mouse’ settings, you should see an option to ‘Change your mouse settings’. Click this option and in the resulting window, you should see an option to ‘Change the buttons on your mouse’.

When you click the ‘Change the buttons on your mouse’ option, a new window will appear with a list of options that you can select to change the effect of the back and forward buttons on your mouse. Depending on which type of mouse you have, the list of available options may vary.

For example, if you have a Microsoft Basic Optical Mouse, you should see the following options: ‘Navigate Back’ and ‘Navigate Forward’. You can select one of these options from the list and then click ‘Apply’ to save your selection.

If you have a different type of mouse, such as a Logitech mouse, then you should open the Logitech Options software. You can do this by clicking the ‘Start’ button, then typing ‘Logitech Options’ into the search box and then selecting the software from the list of results.

Once the Logitech Options software is open, click the ‘Mice and Pointers’ tab in the left side of the window. Then, click the ‘Mouse’ tab in the right side of the window.

You should now see a list of options that you can use to change the effect of the back and forward buttons on your mouse. Depending on which type of Logitech mouse you have, the list of available options may vary.

For example, if you have a Logitech G502 Proteus Core mouse, you should see the following options: ‘Go Back’ and ‘Go Forward’. You can select one of these options from the list and then click ‘Apply’ to save your selection.

Once you have selected the effect you would like the back and forward buttons on your mouse to have, you can close the ‘Settings’ app or the Logitech Options software and the changes will be applied.

In conclusion, changing the effect of the back and forward buttons on your mouse can be a simple process, depending on which type of mouse you have and what operating system you are using. By following the steps outlined in this article, you should be able to quickly and easily change the effect of the back and forward buttons on your mouse.

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