How to Adjust The Cursor Speed in Mac [Quick Tips]

If you are using Mac and find that your cursor is moving too slowly when you press the Left/Right arrow button, here is how you can adjust the cursor moving speed.

While the configuration option is readily available in the Preferences pane, it is not obvious that it is referring to the cursor speed.

1. Open the Preferences pane and go to the Keyboard section.

Open the keyboard section in the Preferences pane

2. Under the “Key Repeat” section, move the slider all the way to the right (Fast). You can also move the “Delay Until Repeat” slider all the way to the right (short).


That’s it.


Damien Oh started writing tech articles since 2007 and has over 10 years of experience in the tech industry. He is proficient in Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and iOS, and worked as a part time WordPress Developer. He is currently the owner and Editor-in-Chief of Make Tech Easier.

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