Questions tagged [trackpad]

A touch-sensitive device for controlling a pointer on a computer's screen. It is similar to a mouse, but translates the motion of a user's finger to a relative position on a screen.

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Trackpad not clicking on MacBook Air 2019 [duplicate]

A few days ago, I opened my laptop after a night of sleep just to see my trackpad stopped clicking. Almost like the trackpad is stuck and that it won't make that clicking sound when you press onto the ...
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Drag & drop stops working sometimes on High Sierra

After a while of leaving my computer (macOS 10.13.6 High Sierra) on, drag & drop stops working. To be clear: I can only hold files and drag them, but cannot drop them at any location (in finder or ...
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Is there any software that allows you to four finger swipe up and down (y axis), as opposed to just side to side (x axis)?

Having used my MacBook Pro today for the first time in a while, I found myself wondering if there's a way to change the four swipe screen switch behaviour so that instead of simply being able to ...
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Is there a spatial map for 2020 MacBook Air track pad's right-click “sweet-spot”?

I'm migrating from a late 2012 to a new 2020 MacBook air and having difficulty right clicking. Sometimes when I push with the side of my right thumb: a light touch works perfectly and I feel some ...
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Trackpad2 clicking feedback stops after 30 seconds from initial use of the day

When I open my MBP at the morning, I can feel the clicks for around 30 seconds, and then it's still functioning but without the click feedback. kind of goes to silent clicking mode. The built-in MBP ...
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Unhide dock on fullscreen apps faster (with mouse)

I'm a new Mac user and I'm currently MacOS Catalina. My question is how to unhide the dock on fullscreen apps without having to drag the mouse a lot further down than usual to get the dock. It doesn't ...
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Dropdowns and Firefox on Macbook Pro

I'm using a MacBook Pro with Catalina 10.5.5 and when using Firefox, it has problems with dropdowns. Firefox runs well, no issues there; but the main problem is any site with dropdowns on it, e.g. ...
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some mouse clicks not registering in steam

When in a game on steam, about half the mouse clicks do not register. This issue doesn't seem to happen in any other applications that i've tried or on the steam client itself. The issue started when ...
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How to disable the “Your trackpad is wirelessly connected to this Mac” notification?

So I have a 2019 Macbook Pro connected to a Caldigit TS3 Plus dock. Connected to that I have a Magic Trackpad 2 via USB cable (to charge it). It is a Bluetooth device. Every time I connected my MBP to ...
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Correct way with Macbook Pro trackpad to select from dropdown form?

Having started to use a MacBook Pro with Catalina a lot more than a Mac Mini, I've had trouble trying to negotiate the trackpad after using a mouse for so long. I want to be able to use a dropdown / ...
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Trackpad stopped working on mac book pro 2019

For testing purpose, I created a new user profile and the trackpad is working as usual !. However, It is still not working on my main user profile. I did the following with no success so far: Re-...
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Mac Pro trackpad freezing or feel like not click or no sound but still work

spec = Mac Pro 2019 with Catalina 10.15.5 I cant feel my trackpad clicking or no sound, like freezing but I can click things and work find it seem like when u have a mouse and click it but u cant ...
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Trackpad works fine but there is no haptic feedback in Macbook air retina 2018

The trackpad stopped giving haptic feedback suddenly however force touch and other gestures are working fine. Hence, it didn't seem a hardware issue. Also,I did SMC reset and NVRAM/PRAM reset. No ...
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Keyboard and trackpad launching too long after opening a lid

I own a MacBook Pro (late 2019, 13 inch, 10.15.5). I have an issue that when I open a lid sometimes takes too long up to 10 seconds to launch a keyboard and when the backlight turns on it is a sign ...
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Fix 3 and 4 Finger Gestures Not Working in macOS Catalina 10.15

For some reason the 3 and 4 finger gestures on my 2019 MacBook Pro 16" have stopped working. This happened for some reason with macOS 10.15.4 installed, and after upgrading to 10.15.5 they still do ...
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Using keyboard & trackpad from old macbook as bluetooth peripherals for windows

I recently upgraded from my old Macbook Pro 15 inch 2011 to a windows machine, and since it's too old & damaged to be sold, my idea was to have a little science project. My idea is this: if it's ...
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Pinch to zoom on a Magic Mouse. Smart zoom is just not the same

Is there a way to do a pinch to zoom action on a Magic Mouse just like a Trackpad? I am aware that one can double tap to zoom, but it performs a smart zoom in and out nothing that I can control much. ...
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How do I re-pair Logitech mouse with MBP after uninstalling and reinstalling the Logitech Unifying Software

I was using my MBP/Catalina with a logitech mouse and keyboard and the transceiver dongle, plugged into a USB port on a USB-to-Thunderbolt adapter. I wanted to make it ignore the mouse temporarily, so ...
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MacBook Pro 13 2020 cursor freeze for 2 seconds after sleep

I am wondering if that behaviour is normal and intended. I didn't had it on my older MacBook, that's why I am asking. When I close my MacBook when it is on and then open it up after like 10 min, it ...
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My Trackpad doesn't work on my MBP when I unpaired Logitech mouse

I had Logitech mouse paired to my MBP/Capitan. I used Logitech Unifying Thing to unpair the mouse. Mistake: now no mouse, and no trackpad response. Keyboard still works. Rebooted MBP, no change. Is ...
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How can I fix my iPad Magic Keyboard when everything works except the trackpad?

I’ve got the Magic Keyboard (the one with the hinge that holds the iPad Pro suspended in air above the number keys) and everything works except the trackpad. I can go into the settings app General > ...
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Keyboard and trackpad freezes for a while after sleep in macbook pro 2019

I'm using Macbook pro-2019 13inch with Catalina 10.15, so recently I started facing this issue, after turning my mac on from sleep my keyboard and trackpad doesn't respond even the backlights doesn't ...
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Trackpad often does not register first left click

I have an issue in which I often have to left click twice in order for a single left click to register. This issue is described very nicely in this question. In summary, the first trackpad left click ...
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Track pad and plug-in mouse left click not working

I've searched and noticed other people having the same issue but no fixes. Recently my trackpad stopped working which resulted in me changing it. Worked fine for months. All of a sudden my trackpad ...
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Use MacBook Pro's trackpad to control ipad?

Softwares like typeeto use bluetooth to link a MacBook Pro's keyboard to control iPad. The new iPad OS 13.4.1 also supports using magic trackpad or magic mouse on iPad. I'm wondering in any way ...
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The trackpad click is unresponsive after screen unlock on MacOS Catalina on MacBook Pro 2018

I upgraded my MacOS from High Sierra to Catalina and now I find that after screen unlock, the trackpad click becomes unresponsive. I have to go to desktop (dragging three fingers up) and select a ...
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It takes a while for my MacBook to recognize keyboard presses and trackpad clicks upon wake

Sometimes it takes over a minute for my MacBook Pro 16 inch to recognize anything I write on the keyboard and whatever I do with the trackpad upon waking it up from sleep mode. In fact, sometimes it ...
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How can I stream my desktop to another device so I have complete control over it?

I have a desktop Mac and I would like to work with it in different rooms without moving the Mac around. I am currently collecting options, this is information I gathered so far: AirPlay won't help me ...
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Bewildering trackpad issue

Macbook (v2018)'s Trackpad was working perfectly fine when it suddenly starts behaving oddly without warning. Summary : scrolling (2-finger drag) works fine tap doesn't work 2-finger tap (rightclick)...
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Game Hangs When Moving External Mouse, Works Fine With Trackpad

I have a Logitech external wired mice connected via a USB type-c hub. When I play this game called "Insurgency" and move the external mouse, the game starts hanging - FPS drops significantly, and gets ...
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What is the name of the small circuit board above the trackpad that the flex cable connects to on the MacBook pro retina 2015 13"?

My keyboard and track pad are not working and I'm thinking it's neither the keyboard nor the track pad nor even the flex cable. When I was replacing the flex cable the circuit board that the flex ...
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What options are there for dealing with MacBook Pro palm rejection problem?

The trackpad in relation to the keyboard on all recent MacBook Pros (at least 2019 on) is either misplaced or too large (or both), creating a lot of palm-rejection problems. Background: When placing ...
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Enable trackpad via keyboard

I prefer to disable the trackpad on my macbook when an external mouse is attached via bluetooth, so that I don't accidentally hit it and to discourage me from using it, which I find un-ergonomic. ...
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Macbook Pro semi-frozen

My mac is in a weird state without particular reason. It is awake, but mouse clicks don't work, so I can't open any menus or apps. If I shut the lid, it locks after a while, but not immediately. When ...
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Mouse cannot click after going full screen

I have a MacBook Pro 2017 with TouchBar running macOS Catalina 10.15.1. Whenever I go full screen on Netflix or in fact any video streaming site, I have control of the cursor, but cannot click (just ...
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Why is my Early 2014 MacBook Air's Trackpad Uneven?

My Early 2014 MacBook Air's trackpad is uneven; it's hard to click on the top left corner of the trackpad but it's easy to click on the bottom right corner. Is this supposed to happen, or is there a ...
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Macbook pro 2013 disable trackpad input completely [duplicate]

I want to completely disable my trackpad, from startup if possible. The trackpad on my 2013 macbook pro is not working properly anymore. Click/Tap does not register and neither alternate click. I ...
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Hold touchpad to right click on Dock disable

I am trying to disable the feature on a mac that brings up right-click like options (the same as you get with control click) when you click for more than a second or two on an icon in the dock. I ...
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My MacBook Air won’t click, with the trackpad nor USB connected mouse, any help? [duplicate]

My MacBook is 13” and from 2015, I’ve never had any problems before this. My battery does NOT look swollen, and my trackpad still follows my finger yet the pointer never turns into a hand, just the ...
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Logitech T651 connecting to MBP as an Apple Mouse instead of as a trackpad

I'm trying to connect a Logitech T651 trackpad to a MBP with a built in functioning trackpad (maybe there's some sort of conflict between the two trackpads and this is causing the issue?) I go to the ...
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Unresponsive keyboard and trackpad on MacBook Pro 2015 [duplicate]

I have a MacBook Pro 2015 model (A1052). About two days ago, the keyboard and trackpad went completely unresponsive. On the trackpad, the force touch seems to be active but the cursor does not move. I ...
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Is there a way to have two mouse cursors on screen, controlled by different input devices (e.g. mouse, trackpad)?

I am using an external monitor with my MacBook Pro. I switch between them quite often. Whenever I'm working on whatever's on my MacBook, I use my MacBook built-in keyboard/trackpad. When I interact ...
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Edge swipe gesture for opening Notification Center on macOS stopped working

Recently the edge swipe gesture for opening Notification Center stopped working on my MacBook Pro. It happened around the same time I upgraded to Catalina, but not sure if it's related. I also ...
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What is the MacBook trackpad input latency?

What is the expected input latency for MacBook trackpads? I would like to know for the 15" 2015 MacBook Pro model, and the newest MacBook models. I have tried searching but am really struggling to ...
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Trackpad gets randomly inverted and overly sensitive

Specs: Macbook Pro Retina 2015, High Sierra My trackpad is behaving in weird ways: The first thing is that it no longer clicks (which seems to be a common problem, but none of the solutions I´ve ...
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Cursor on Macbook Pro stucks (or trembling without response)

I have a very weird issue on my MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014). While using the trackpad, mouse cursor stuck or becomes super laggy for no reason. The only way to come back is if I will close ...
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Disable “natural” scrolling on MacBook with High Sierra

I've just updated my 2010 MBP to High Sierra, and I'm struggling to turn off the natural scroll feature for the touchpad (I prefer the old fashioned way). Whenever I look in system preferences, there ...
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Macbook air built in trackpad not detected

I have an macbook air early 2015. When I go to trackpad settings it only tries to detect bluetooth trackpad. My built in trackpad works fine but is not detected in preferences. My macbook runs on ...
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How to enable “tap to click” using keyboard only?

My trackpad started to work incorrectly: when I double-clicked and draged, I couldn't select text anymore. Even though when I just double-clicked a word, it was being selected as usual. I tried to ...
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hardware issues / SMC reset: keyboard, trackpad, flickering screen

Macbook Pro, 13" retina Early 2015, macOS Sierra 10.12.6 I had my laptop's screen replaced a couple of months ago, and I'm wondering if the bugs I'm seeing are symptoms of a faulty repair job? An SMC ...

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