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Do iPhones have a built-in mouse or trackpad and how do I use it?

iOS 13 and later As of iOS 13 and above the process for using this feature has changed. The steps are largely the same as for iOS 12 and earlier (see below), but instead of pressing hard on any of the ...
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How to disable swipe navigation on Edge for Mac

I found a solution in the trackpad settings. In System Preferences go to Trackpad > More Gestures. Then disable "Swipe between pages".
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How to fix stuck/'disabled' zooming on trackpad?

All you need to do is go to system preferences > trackpad > scroll and zoom > uncheck Zoom in or out and then check it again.
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Is there any iPhone SE out there with 3D Touch?

You are correct, the iPhone SE does not have 3D Touch. What you most likely witnessed is that your cousin was running the iOS 13 Beta and as a result of this, Haptic Touch is now available on some ...
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How to disable swipe navigation on Edge for Mac

This appears to get the job done for me on Big Sur (11.2.3) with Microsoft Edge (89.0.774.57): defaults write com.microsoft.edgemac AppleEnableSwipeNavigateWithScrolls -bool FALSE
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Chrome Mac gesture conflict with horizontal scrolling

Turn off AppleEnableSwipeNavigateWithScrolls. In your terminal, run this command: defaults write com.google.Chrome AppleEnableSwipeNavigateWithScrolls -bool FALSE Then quit Chrome if you have it ...
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How to fix stuck/'disabled' zooming on trackpad?

Do you have Magnet installed? That caused the same issue for me.
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How do I disable Chrome's two-finger back/forward navigation?

This is available as the #overscroll-history-navigation flag in chrome://flags Overscroll history navigation History navigation in response to horizontal overscroll. – Windows, Linux, Chrome OS #...
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Magic Trackpad 2 became less responsive

There's probably a few things you could try (e.g. making sure the trackpad has a decent charge, resetting the NVRAM and/or SMC etc). However, the first thing I'd try is to reset both the macOS ...
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Fullscreen on multiple displays and swiping moves all screens

System Preferences → Mission Control and enable Displays have separate Spaces.
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what's the name and function of this "screen swipe" in iOS?

The behavior you are looking at is an iOS feature called Reachability. This feature was made available for large screen iPhone (4.7" and larger) to enable easy single handed usage. Reachability ...
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iPad keyboard is now small

When the small keyboard is floating, there's a grabbar at the bottom of the small keyboard. Touch and hold it, the small keyboard can now be dragged. Now drag it to the middle-bottom of the screen. ...
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How to bring back multi-touch gestures after it crashes without reboot?

Sleep is useful, however, not always preferred for me as I have some tasks running, listening to music or whatever may be. Killing the dock or the apps haven't worked, unfortunately. I have found ...
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Mission Control freezes. Restarting Dock doesn't help

The solution/workaround so far. Thanks to Shaded, who posted a comment with this workaround. TL;DR To unfreeze Mission Control without restarting MacBook Disconnect external monitor Close MacBook ...
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Trackpad gesture to select text

I think this link may help you out. "Three Fingers Drag" is not in Trackpad Preferences. It's in Accessibility. http://www.idownloadblog.com/2015/06/25/three-finger-drag-gesture-os-x-el-capitan/ ...
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Tap with two fingers for a "right-click" or secondary click

There are 3 checkboxes in the top of the Preference pane you show as a screenshot. The third one, which you have unchecked, enables "tap to click" - turn this option on and you'll be set. If that one ...
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Old MacBook air's trackpad's right click is failing, is there a workaround gesture?

Ctrl ⌃ Left Click is the standard replacement for Right Click. Alternatively, on a trackpad you could enable 2-finger click from System Prefs
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Why is Chrome on MacOS inconsistently not recognizing 3 finger swipes?

i believe its something to do with the ublock origin extension. try turning the extension on and off and the function should work again. same issue was happening to me and unfortunately need to do ...
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How to bring back multi-touch gestures after it crashes without reboot?

killall Dock did not work for me. pmset displaysleepnow; sleep 5; caffeinate -u -t 1 did not work for me. sudo killall hidd did work for me on OSX 10.13.6 (17G4015).
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Secondary Click: Click but not tap with two fingers

If you choose for clicking to be the only option (meaning, deselect the "tap to click" option underneath the secondary click" option), you should be allowed to only click with two fingers for the ...
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OSX Yosemite Can't disable four-finger swipe

I resolved this issue by keeping four-finger-swipe as the change spaces gesture, and using three-finger-swipe as my custom gesture instead.
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Change to Chrome behavior for pinching to zoom in PDFs

As a "workaround" to this issue, you can download BetterTouchTool and remap these gestures in Chrome: A "pinch in" to ⌘– A "pinch out" to ⌘+ That should "solve" your problem.
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How to fix stuck/'disabled' zooming on trackpad?

Since you've already played with your System Preferences, I'd suggest testing to see if this happens while booted into Safe Mode, and also without any external devices connected, including both USB ...
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Do iPhones have a built-in mouse or trackpad and how do I use it?

This is also possible on an iPad, even one without force touch. When the keyboard is up, simply do the following on the keyboard (all of these require two fingers): Drag to move cursor like a ...
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Has 3D touch to switch apps been removed in iOS11?

This feature was removed in the first iOS 11 beta and the feature did not ship with the official iOS 11 release. Apple has publicly explained a technical limitation caused the tradeoff and that a 11....
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Is Home screen 3D Touch menu on supported iPhones user customizable?

There is no setting in iOS to customize the action view displayed when 3D touching an app icon on iPhone Home screen. It is up to the app what items are displayed. For 3rd party apps, iOS generally ...
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Windows 10 on external SSD - touchbar and track pad issues

The Boot Camp Windows Support Software contains files that should be exposed to the Windows installer early in the installation process. There is also software that can be installed after Windows ...
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Disable Haptic Touch on IOS 13 (keeping 3D Touch)

Apple discontinued 3D Touch in iOS devices starting with iOS 13. 3D Touch relied on special screen hardware to determine the amount of pressure being applied. Newer iPhones (anything after the ...
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Sidecar: use tap gesture as "click" with a mouse

As of iPadOS 13.4.1, it is only possible to use your Apple Pencil as a cursor movement technique while using Sidecar. However, I have found it useful to connect my mouse to my Mac and assume that the ...
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