How to change CS:GO crosshair

How to change cs go crosshair
How to change cs go crosshair

Do you want to set up new CS:GO crosshair and don’t know how to change it?

You are in the right place! In this tutorial, we present 3 ways to change crosshair.

We will show you how to do it using the console, the config.cfg file and in-game options.

Let’s dive in …

1. Change game options

The first way to change csgo crosshair is to configure the in-game options.

Step 1: Open game options

Start CS:GO game and click on the options icon on the left side of the screen.

cs go game options

Step 2: Go to the “Hud” tab

After opening the game settings click on the “Hud” tab.

cs go hud settings crosshair

Step 3: Edit crosshair settings

Scroll down until you see the crosshair options that are responsible for the crosshair’s color and style.

change cs go crosshair settings

2. Use developer console

The second way to change crosshair is to use the console.

Step 1: Make sure the console is enabled

Start by checking if the developer console is turned on in the game settings.

cs go enable console

Step 2: Open the console and edit crosshair settings

Click the button (usually ~ button) to open the console. Then enter the settings you want to change.

change cs go crosshair console

Check the CSGO pro crosshair list to copy & paste ready settings with one click.

3. Edit config file

The third way to edit your crosshair is to change the config.cfg.

Step 1: Find the config file

Go to the folder in which the config.cfg file for your Steam account is located.

cs go find config location

Check out what is current CSGO config location.

Step 2: Change file properties

Right-click on the config file and select “Properties”. Scroll down and turn off the “Read Only” option.

cs go config file properties

Step 3: Edit crosshair commands

Open the config file and start changing the commands related to the crosshair (cl_crosshair …).

change cs go crosshair config

Check out the full list of CSGO crosshair commands that you can use here.

Step 4: Save and return to file properties

After saving the changes made in the config you need to undo the change made in step 2. Go to options and enable the “Read only” option.

cs go read only crosshair

If you skip step 4, the changes may be removed the next time you start the game!

It's your turn!

Those were 3 answers on how to change CS:GO crosshair.
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