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Questions tagged [magic-mouse]

A multi-touch mouse developed and sold by Apple, Inc.

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What is the life expectancy of a Magic Mouse 2 battery?

I would like to know what is the battery life cycle of a Magic Mouse 2. Or the approximate number of charge/recharge cycles before its battery's performances will start to reduce visibly?
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Magic Mouse 2 tracking speed is reduced to about 20% after a VNC session from a Windows machine

I have VNC setup on my Mac Mini (mid 2011 - running OS X El Capitan - 10.11.6). I am just using native "screen sharing" VNC that is built into OS X (no 3rd party VNC server like uVNC or TighVNC). I ...
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Magic Mouse freezes ( and sometime disconnects ) on medium/high CPU load

I got a brand new MBP 13" ( touchbar ) with Mojave ( updated as first thing when I opened the box ) and I noticed that problem: When my laptop is on medium load ( some webpages with flash ) , my ...
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Magic Mouse disconnects macOS Mojave (MacBook Pro 2018)

I bought a new 2018 MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. I am experiencing Bluetooth issues such as my Magic Mouse disconnecting randomly and lagging. These are the steps I have taken (not in the order as ...
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Magic Mouse 2 sluggish/lagging when Bluetooth Settings is open

Whenever I open the Bluetooth settings screen on my MacBook Pro (mid-2015 model, i7, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, though not sure if this matters), the mouse becomes extremely unresponsive. It starts lagging, ...
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Magic Mouse not working in macOS Mojave

I update my Macbook Pro* today to macOS Mojave 10.14 (18A391). I have a Magic Mouse that I've been using for years and that has so far always worked. However, now the right click with that Magic ...
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disable animation for one finger magic mouse swipe

do you know any way without 3rd-party solutions to disable the animation whilst swiping with one finger on the Magic Mouse and enable that swiping also for Finder and others applications, not just ...
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Apple Magic Mouse 2 not scrolling - Magic Mouse 1 works! (Windows 10 / PC)

I have been using an Apple Magic Mouse "1" for quite some time now on my Windows 10 PC and I was very content except the damn batteries that needed replacing every once in a while. So I bought an ...
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How do I disable mouse acceleration AND adjust tracking speed in High Sierra?

The obvious answer you can find everywhere is: defaults write .GlobalPreferences com.apple.mouse.scaling -1 which disables mouse acceleration, but locks you at one sensitivity. Old solutions: ...
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Magic Mouse not working intermittently on Bootcamp with Windows 10

For some weird reason when using Windows 10 via Bootcamp on my High Sierra MacBook Pro 13" 2017, my Magic Mouse 2 will stop working randomly. I have tried diagnosing why it works sometimes and not ...
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Trouble connecting Magic Mouse 2 to Windows 10 Bootcamp

I'm having big trouble to connect my new Magic Mouse 2 to Windows 10 via Bootcamp on 2017 MacBook Pro, I have tried plenty of stuff to make it work but nothing helps... I already have it setup with ...
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iMac Bootcamp and Magic Mouse woes

I've got into a right pickle trying to get my Bluetooth Magic Mouse working with my bootcamped iMac. It works fine on macOS, but in Windows it currently isn't scrolling, right clicking and ...
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macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 windows getting focus on mouseover

As of about a week ago (no corresponding system upgrade) all windows in every app gain focus automatically on mouseover. So if I have two visible windows (in the same or different apps) and one has ...
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Mac often perceives left-click on Magic Mouse as right-click

The bug: All of a sudden, my 2013 rMBP often perceives a left-click on my Magic Mouse 2 as a right-click. Details: "Often" ≈ every 30 seconds. I have 2 different mouses: an Apple Magic Mouse 1 and ...
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Apple magic keyboard not working on Windows 10 PC

I have bought the new Apple Magic keyboard for my pc. I tried following lots of links on how to make it work on my PC but none of which really work. For example, I open windows Bluetooth device and ...
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Hold down and release right-click with a single click

Essentially, what I want to do is: Upon clicking the right mouse button, simulate holding down the right mouse button. Upon clicking the right mouse button once again, simulate releasing the right ...
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Magic Mouse 2 stopped showing up

My Magic Mouse 2 was working perfectly fine at work for a week after opening it, then I went home for the weekend. I got back and it wasn't connecting properly, so I removed the device from the ...
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Magic Mouse arrow briefly gets stuck at random places on screen

As I move my mouse around the screen it will briefly get stuck at random points then start moving again. This doesn't happen on the MacBook Pro trackpad...only when I have a Magic Mouse connected. ...
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Disable Safari from loading previous website when scrolling down with Magic Mouse

How can I stop Safari loading a page from history, each time I scroll the current page over the page end? i.e. swipe upwards on the Magic Mouse when the page is already at the bottom. This feature is ...
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Magic Mouse 1 and Bluetooth 4.0

I am considering adding a Bluetooth 4.0 dongle to my 2011 Mac (to enable Airdrop). Will my Magic Mouse 1 still work?
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Why does my magic mouse cause windows to scroll randomly and erratically on 4K display?

I'm using a Magic Mouse on my OS X High Sierra on a 4K external monitor. The issue I'm facing is random erratic scrolling as my move the mouse around. I go to move the mouse and the window scrolls ...
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Bluetooth has short interruptions

I am experiencing short interruptions of the Bluetooth connection on my early 2013 MacBook Pro Retina. I have connected my Magic Mouse, my Magic Keyboard and Bluetooth headphones. Every few seconds ...
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Swipe between full-screen apps by a non-apple mouse

I just bought a Magic Mouse, but I find its sensitivity is not great (we obviously cannot play a shooting game with that). So I want to buy a gaming mouse. But one thing I am worried about is how to ...
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Disable mouse scrolling for specific apps

I have a Magic Mouse for my Macbook. I use the Kindle app for macOS, and it is driving me crazy: I barely touch the mouse and it decides I've tried to scroll, so it turns pages. Plus, it also ...
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Magic Mouse Left-Click Intermittently Doesn't Work Sometimes in Chrome

I'm running macOS Sierra. Lately, my left mouse click intermittently doesn't work in Chrome. I'll. I have to click a few times for the click to register. It's worst on the Magic Mouse, but also ...
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Sierra: can't change Magic Mouse scrolling speed

Since one of the recent updates I no longer see the option to change the scrolling speed of my Magic Mouse. It's way too slow. Any way to speed it up?
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Magic Mouse not working Properly after upgrading to macOS High Sierra!

Today I upgraded my late 2014 iMac to macOS High Sierra, for the first few hours the mouse was working fine (even before upgrading to High Sierra) but after a few hours it suddenly started ...
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Disable Left/Right Scrolling on Magic Mouse with Google Calendar

I am a first time Magic Mouse user. I love the vertical scrolling on web pages. However, on Google Calendar, scrolling left-to-right makes the calendar move forward and back between months. I'm ...
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How can I determine the battery level of my magic mouse from the command line?

I know how to get it through the menubar, but how can I get it via the command line?
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Charge Apple magic mouse 2 using iPhone lightning Qi wireless charger

Can I charge Apple magic mouse 2 using iPhone lightning Qi wireless charger adapter and pad? It seams like it should work in theory, but I wonder if there is some kind of compatibility or feature with ...
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How can I independently adjust the horizontal and vertical mouse tracking speed on a Mac?

I have searched long and hard and have found no way to independently adjust the tracking speed of the mouse cursor on a Mac. I'm running 10.11.6 El Capitan on my 2013 15" Retina MacBook Pro. For ...
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Charging Magic Mouse 2 when the device is turned off…

Simple question. Can I turn off my Magic Mouse 2 when I'm charging it's battery through the cable?
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How do I do a right click on a 'magic mouse'?

We’ve just won a brand new iMac. It came with an Apple keyboard, Magic Mouse and Magic Trackpad. The keyboard works well, although it's weird not having a numeric keypad. The trackpad also works well. ...
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Temporaily slow down “scroll wheel” speed on Magic Mouse?

I have the "scroll wheel" speed on my Magic Mouse set to highest possible. Is there a way to slow it down just temporarily in Safari? You can achieve other similar "slow downs" in the system by ...
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How to connect Apple Magic Mouse to iPhone

iPhone 6s Plus, iOS 10.3.2 public beta 5. Is it possible to connect Apple Magic Mouse 2 to my iPhone without jailbreaking? I've managed to connect Apple Magic Keyboard 2 to iPhone earlier.
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Mouse “randomly” slowing down or stuck in certain places (especially while starting a drag)

Since upgrading to Sierra (but could be other cause), my mouse slows down in certain points (as if something is intercepting the mouse move event and swallowing it). Sometimes this is accompanied by ...
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How to disable scrolling while clicking with the Magic Mouse?

I want to disable one finger scrolling with my Magic Mouse while I click with it, because I don't like that it scrolls the content in apps if I click something. I also don't see any practical use of ...
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Magic Mouse 2 Only Connects When Plugged In

I have a Magic Mouse 2 - the type that can be connected to my laptop with a Lightning cable, and a Retina MBP 15-inch Mid 2015 running Sierra (10.12.3). My mouse does not connect via Bluetooth. Power ...
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Trackpad and Magic Mouse not working properly after Sierra 10.12.4 update

I’ve updated the OS to Sierra 10.12.4 on my Macbook Pro Retina after which Magic Mouse started going crazy with the scrolling speed significantly increased (even with the minimum scrolling speed set ...
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Magic Mouse 2 vertical tracking issue on iMac 27

I have a weird issue that makes my Magic Mouse 2 usage experience very uncomfortable on iMac 27. The problem is: when I move the mouse vertically (up or down), tracking works very slow. That is: I ...
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Do computer mice really feel different when used on a MacBook? Will using a mouse specialized for Macs feel any different? [closed]

I own a new MacBook Pro and I've been using it without a mouse since I brought it out of the box. I tried to use the wireless mouse (not Bluetooth, connected to the laptop using a receiver plugged in ...
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Zoom content not screen with Magic Mouse

many windows users used to use Control + Mouse Scroll Wheel for zooming in and out. But in macOS this doesn't work. I can zoom with gestures using touchpad, but I mostly use Magic Mouse. There is an ...
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Magic Mouse 2 for Mac

Magic Mouse 2 appears as it is connected but it will not scroll; when you click on something it will not put on the screen what you clicked on. I have to triple click on the item to get rid of it on ...
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Connection problems with Magic Mouse 2 while wifi is on (MBP2012)

I have a modified mbp 2012 with a Samsung 256GB 850 EVO and 16gb ram. I recently upgraded my mouse to a Magic Mouse 2, but so far it isn't the best upgrade ever! I'm having struggles to connect my ...
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Get low battery notifications for mouse earlier

Is it possible to tweak the % that I get warning of low battery for my Magic Mouse 2? I currently only get it at 2% at which point it's very close to dying so I have to stop what I'm doing and plug ...
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How to disable mouse acceleration in OS X El Capitan while allowing mouse pointer speed to be adjusted

Bashing Apples (Intro etc) Skip to below sections if you are not interested in reading the info about why I posted this question and my criticisms of mouse acceleration. I have been searching for an ...
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How to disable One-Finger swipe for Magic Mouse on windows

Using Magic Mouse 2.0 on Windows 8.1 turns into disaster. It is hard to click anything without scrolling the screen. Is it was possible to disable one finger swipe? Is there any utility for windows ...
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In El Capitan, how can I prevent the Mac bluetooth mouse from from 'carrying' its scroll between different elements on a single page?

Let's say there's a web page that can be scrolled through and within that page there's also a box that can be scrolled through. Currently, if I do one scroll on the mouse while the cursor is in the ...
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Why does my Magic Mouse 2 not work on OS X login screen?

I own a Macbook Pro 15" mid 2015 model and have OS X El Capitan installed. Also, I use the Macbook in clam shell mode and have two 27" Apple Displays attached to it. When I restart the computer, the ...
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Magic mouse does not switch ON

I have been using the magic mouse for two years. I always slide off the switch under the mouse after the mac shuts down as I have seen it to save battery life to some extent. Since a week the mouse ...