Trackpad

Here are all the iPad gestures available with Apple’s Magic Trackpad and Mouse accessories

iPad trackpad support in iPadOS 13.4 opens up whole new ways to use your Apple tablet. iPad trackpad and mouse gestures are supported by Apple's Magic Keyboard for the iPad Pro, as well as the company's standalone Magic Trackpad and Magic Mouse 2 accessories. Follow along with your favorite blog as we teach you about all of the iPad trackpad gestures that are available with the Magic Trackpad 1 and 2, Magic Mouse 2 and third-party mice.

10 iPad mouse, trackpad and pointer tips to become more productive

The iOS 13.4 and iPadOS 13.4 software updates took iOS 13.0's initial iPad mouse support as an accessibility option to the next level with proper trackpad support complete with multi-touch trackpad gestures, the interactive mouse pointer and other perks. Because none of that is managed from one central place, we've decided to come up with a bunch of tips to explain the intricacies of mouse/trackpad support in iPadOS, how to customize it to your liking and more.

The new iPad Pro brings an ultra-wide camera, LiDAR 3D scanner, the A12Z Bionic chip, Apple’s new Magic Keyboard with trackpad & more

Apple today refreshed its flagship iPad Pro models, bringing even more pro features such as a two-lens rear setup that includes wide and ultra-wide cameras and, for the first time in any Apple device, a sophisticated LiDAR sensor that can map your surroundings in 3D. The company also unveiled a new Magic Keyboard accessory designed specifically for this new iPad Pro that features a floating design, backlit keys and a built-in trackpad which lets you perform Multi-Touch gestures to navigate the entire tablet without ever lifting your hand.

How to customize Mac gestures for your trackpad and mouse

Trackpad More Gestures Settings Mac

Younger people probably don’t remember the days before the trackpad (touchpad) existed. Introduced for laptops in the 90’s, these handy little areas of a keyboard became the norm over time. Trackpads make doing all sorts of things are your computer easier with gestures.

Now you can buy an external trackpad if your computer doesn’t have one. Plus, you can take advantage of gestures with your mouse on Mac too with accessories like Apple’s Magic Mouse.

But similar to keyboard shortcuts, there can almost be too many gestures to remember. And there can be times you can accidentally perform an action you don’t mean to with a gesture.

Your Mac gives you options for customizing the gestures you use with both your trackpad and mouse. This lets you use the ones you want, how you want, and disable the others to avoid accidental actions.

Here, we’ll walk you through how to customize the trackpad and mouse gestures on your Mac.

New to Mac? How to right-click on your Mac

Mouse Settings Point and Click Mac

If you’ve owned a Mac for years, then this isn’t anything new to you. But there are plenty of Windows users out there making the move to Mac. And one thing you may struggle with as a new Mac user is how to right-click. It sounds simple enough, but there is a difference from Windows to Mac when you need to right-click.

Depending on whether you have a MacBook with a trackpad or an iMac with a Magic Mouse, you have a few ways to perform a right-click on Mac and here’s how.