After upgrading to macOS Sierra I've noticed that my mouse cursor tends to lag, grab or stick to links when traversing over a web page. The effect seems mostly pronounced in Safari but is exhibited in other browsers as well. Anyone experience anything like this and know how to change or disable the effect?

  • Same here (especially in Safari) with a trackpad after installing Security Update 2016-003 for El Capitan yesterday. Not only stickiness etc but also spontaneous zoomin' in/out - I turned off all 1-2-3 finger effects! – klanomath Dec 15 '16 at 0:21
  • @klanomath What exact Macs are you guys using? – kal-al Dec 15 '16 at 2:23
  • @kal-al MacBook Pro early 2011 (13") – klanomath Dec 15 '16 at 2:25
  • @klanomath I just installed the security updates on El Capitan in a late 2011 13" MBP (so similar but not exact Mac as you) and have not noticed that problem after a very brief test using Safari. Does it always happen or just sometimes? – kal-al Dec 15 '16 at 2:26
  • @kal-al After disabling all trackpad gestures it works normally. – klanomath Dec 15 '16 at 2:29

This happened to me when my cursor size was above normal. Check System Preferences > Accessibility > Display.

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