The use of the mouse in the Windows 11 operating system goes beyond just double-clicking, selecting elements, dragging files or choosing links, the mouse has certain parameters of use and one of the most common is the DPI. The mouse is one of the main peripherals when we assemble the equipment for the first time, and one of the most used in our daily tasks on the PC. With the mouse or mouse, we can interact with the installed software being able to scroll, click to enter the different routes, etc. Our mouse has different properties such as speed, DPI, scrolling and depending on the configuration we can use it more or less comfortably.
DPI (DOTS PER INCH – Dots per inch), allow us to determine the amount of dots per inch used by the cursor inside the monitor, if there is more DPI, the mouse will have the task of recognizing many more points through the cursor, for many reasons it is ideal to know how many DPI our mouse has, either for knowledge or for the type of work that we must do.
Steps to Check Mouse DPI on Windows 11
- To achieve this, you have to enter “mouse” in the Home search.
- There select “Mouse Settings” and then click on “Additional mouse settings“.
- In the pop-up window, go to the “Pointer Options” tab.
- Deactivate the box “Enhance pointer precision” (Apply the changes).
- Visit https://www.mouse-sensitivity.com/dpianalyzer/
- This page allows us to measure the real DPI of our mouse, as well as calculate the precision of the sensor, in the “Target Distance” field we enter 1 and with the mouse, we move the bar to see the DPI used in Windows 11. We see the DPI to two decimal places.
With this simple process, we have access to know the real DPI of the mouse in Windows 11.