Questions tagged [universal-control]
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Universal Control stops working
So I set up 2 MacBooks and Universal control works fine. But time passes, I turn on computers with the same setting and everything, but Universal Control doesn't work till I restart both of them. What ...
In Universal Control, is there any way to switch focus from macOS to the iPad with a keystroke, rather than having to push through with the mouse?
In Universal Control, in order to start writing on my iPad, I have to switch focus by selecting something with the mouse, then the keyboard keystrokes will be sent to the iPad. In order to switch back,...
Is there a way to programatically detect Universal Control monitors and arrange displays?
I've been trying to find a way to programatically detect and script Universal Control. (Some background: imagine you have two Macs—call them A and B—both hooked up to external displays over USB-C to ...
control cursor on iPad from Mac
Apple's universal control allows me to move the cursor on Mac to iPad by "pushing the cursor to boundary of screen" with Mac trackpad. How to do this with a script? I tried cliclick but it ...
Universal Control working intermittently between two Macs running macOS 12.6
I’m using a 14” M1 MacBook Pro and an Intel Mac mini, both running macOS 12.6, with Universal Control enabled so that I can share an external Magic Keyboard and Magic Mouse between both Macs. The ...
Re-installing Mac OS on Macbook Pro kills Universal Control on Mac Mini [duplicate]
I've been having issues with universal control being intermittent between a Macbook Pro and 2 iPads. I thought maybe there is an issue with one of my devices, so I purchased a Mac Mini M1 16GB. This ...
Universal control not working on two MacBook Pro's
I may be misunderstanding how Universal Control works/what it's meant to do, so hopefully this isn't a dumb question - but I think that I should be able to use my keyboard and mouse to control two ...
Is there a way to detect if Universal Control is currently connected?
I have a machine that is sometimes connected to one secondary Mac using Universal Control, and sometimes another. I've been doing some automation around Lock/Screensaver events (using EventScripts), ...
Universal Control Stops Working after putting iPad to sleep (12.5)
Universal Control has always been extremely glitchy for me, sometimes it works great a week, other times it flat out refuses to show up at all. I recently managed to get it working by factory ...
Universal Control Stopped Working (12.5)
Every update Universal Control stops working. There is another thread here: Universal Control Stopped Working (12.4) Trying the usual steps: Creating another admin user on mac Booting in safe mode ...
Shortcuts to make it easier to change between Sidecar and Universal Control in Monterey and iPadOS?
Currently I don't see a quick way to flip between using an iPad as an additional display or in using Universal Control (controlling it with macOS keyboard and mouse) with the current tooling of macOS ...
Universal Control: Mouse pointer keeps jumping back to computer 1 when working on computer 2
I've started using Universal Control to be able to switch between devices with just one mouse (MX Master 3) and without toggling on the mouse. This works fine as soon as I move the mouse pointer to ...
Option “Automatically reconanect to any nearby Mac or iPad” cannot be turned on
On Universal Control settings on my Mac, the option named “Automatically reconnect to any nearby Mac or iPad” cannot be turned on. Even if I click the checkbox, it's immediately turned off again. ...
Is Universal Control flaky for you between Intel Mac and M1 mac?
Computer A: intel imac, 2020, monterery 12.4 Computer B: m1, macbook pro, 2020, monterey 12.4 Computer C: ipad pro, 2017 I have universal control set up between these 3 machines. The Universal Control ...
Script to add iPad as a linked keyboard/mouse?
I have 2 macbook pros in clamshell that I swap between using a KVM switch. I have to manually re-add my iPad as a linked keyboard/mouse every time I swap macs. Note that I can't enable "Push ...
Universal Control Stopped Working (12.4)
I upgraded to 12.4, I had been using Universal Control between two MacBook Pros (Intel ones that are still new enough to support Universal Control) and it had been working great. But after upgrading ...
How to remap keys when using Universal Control between two macs
Keyboard connected directly (Bluetooth) When using an external keyboard on my 16" 2019 MBP or 13" M1 MBP (both running macOS Monterey 12.3.1 build 21E258), connected directly with Bluetooth ...