Fix Jerky / Laggy Magic Mouse Movement

Some users are experiencing jerky or laggy movements using their magic mouse or trackpad. The movement of the cursor is not smooth and skips. This is a known Apple issue and is relatively easy to fix. How-to Fix Jerky / Laggy Mouse Movement on a Mac 1. Put your computer to sleep, by clicking on the Apple icon on the right corner and click ‘Sleep’, or by pressing the power button once 2. Wake the computer up by pressing any key on the keyboard. You…

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Fix Magic Mouse Continuously Flashing Light

The green flashing light under the Magic Mouse flashes when it is trying to connect to a device. If your Magic Mouse is continually flashing and not connecting, do not worry it may not be broken. You will need to reconnect the device. How-to Reconnect the Magic Mouse 1. Click on the Bluetooth icon on the top toolbar and go to ‘Open Bluetooth Preferences…’ 2. Hover your mouse over your previously paired Magic Mouse and hit the ‘X’ 3. ‘Remove’ the device 4. Turn on…

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Fix Common Magic Mouse Issues

How-to Fix Common Magic Mouse Issues Is your Magic Mouse not working properly and all the settings are configured correctly? Here is the common fix to resolve a wide variety of Magic Mouse issues including right-click not working, scrolling not working, unresponsive, etc. PRAM Reset 1. Turn off computer 2. Turn on the computer and hold the option, command, R, and P keys together until you hear the start up sound a second time. The second start up sound indicates that the PRAM has been…

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Change Track Speed

The track speed can be changed in the mouse settings. Users can adjust the “Tracking” setting to increase or decrease the sensitivity of the mouse movement. Changing Track Speed (or Sensitivity) on the Magic Mouse 1. Go to your Launchpad, click on “System Preferences”, and open “Mouse” 2. Under “Tracking”, drag to adjust how fast you want the pointer to follow the movement of your mouse.

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Smart Zoom Not Working

What is Smart Zoom? The Magic Mouse has the ability to zoom in on pages simply by double tapping on the mouse. This function is known as “Smart Zoom”. Issues with Smart Zoom Some users have experienced issues with the Smart Zoom function after updating to the Mavericks OS X. Please note that by default the Smart Zoom function does not work with Google Chrome, Firefox, and many other browsers. You will need to install certain plug ins to enable the feature for these browsers.…

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Change Scroll Direction

The Magic Mouse allows users the ability to change the scroll direction; so users  have the option to scroll in opposite directions (scrolling up will make the page scroll down), or in the same direction. Changing Scroll Direction on the Magic Mouse 1. Go to your Launchpad, click on “System Preferences”, and open “Mouse” 2. Enable “Scroll direction: natural” to scroll in opposite directions, otherwise leave the option unchecked

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Magic Mouse Will Not Swipe Left or Right Fix

The Magic Mouse has the ability to scroll left or right to move between pages. The swipe function will not work unless the option is enabled. Users have experienced the option becoming disabled after updating to the Mavericks OS X. To fix the issue, simply re-enable the swipe function. Enable Swipe Between Pages 1. Go to your Launchpad, click on “System Preferences”, and open “Mouse” 2. Go to the “More Gestures” tab 3. Enable the “Swipe between pages” option You will have the option to…

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