If you have an Apple mouse and want to use it with your Mac, you can connect it using Bluetooth. Here’s how to do it.
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Before you begin
This article shows you how to connect an Apple mouse to your Mac. You can connect the mouse to your Mac using a Bluetooth connection, a USB cable, or an Apple Lightning to USB Cable. If you’re using a USB cable, you need to have a USB port on your Mac.
What you need
To connect an Apple mouse to your Mac, you need the following:
-An Apple mouse
-A wired or wireless connection to your Mac
-A USB or Bluetooth port on your Mac, or a USB wireless receiver
If you’re using a wired mouse, connect the mouse to one of your computer’s USB ports. If you’re using a wireless mouse, connect the Bluetooth receiver to one of your computer’s USB ports.
Connect the mouse to the Mac
Apple mice are easy to connect to a Mac. Just connect the mouse to the Mac’s USB port. If you have a Bluetooth-enabled Apple mouse, you can connect it wirelessly by turning on Bluetooth and following the onscreen instructions.
Turn on the mouse
Turn on your mouse. For a Bluetooth mouse, you’ll need to have your Mac’s Bluetooth turned on and be in range of the mouse. If you’re not sure if your Mac has Bluetooth, you can check in the Apple Menu at the top-left of your screen:
If it shows a little Bluetooth icon, then your Mac has Bluetooth.
For a wired USB mouse, just plug it into one of your Mac’s USB ports. If you have an older Apple desktop computer that doesn’t have built-in USB ports, you can use a USB-to-USB-C adapter to connect the mouse to one of the ports on the back of the computer.
Connect the mouse to the Mac
Using an Apple mouse with your Mac is a simple process, and Apple offers a few different models to choose from. You can connect wirelessly or with a cable, and most models work with both types of connections. Once you have your mouse, you’ll need to connect it to your computer start using it. Here’s how:
If you’re using a wired mouse, plug the mouse into one of the USB ports on your Mac. If you’re using a wireless mouse, turn on the mouse and then hold it near the top of your Mac. The Magic Mouse 2 has a built-in battery, so you don’t need to worry about replacing batteries frequently.
Once the mouse is turned on and close to your Mac, a menu will appear on the screen asking you if you want to pair the device. Click “Pair,” and then follow the on-screen instructions to finish connecting the mouse to your computer.
Once the mouse is connected, you can start using it right away. If you have any questions or problems, you contact apple support for help.
Use the mouse
Use the mouse
Your Apple mouse is one of the coolest accessories for your Mac. After all, it is wireless, sleek, and easy to use. But what if you want to use it on your PC?
Luckily, you can connect your Apple mouse to a Windows 10 PC and use it just like you would on a Mac. Here’s how:
1. Press the “Connect” button on the underside of your mouse.
2. On your Windows 10 PC, go to Bluetooth settings (you can search for it in the Windows search bar).
3. Click “Add Bluetooth or other device.”
4. Select “Bluetooth” from the list of options that appears.
5. Choose your Apple mouse from the list of devices that appears and click “Pair.”
6. Follow the instructions that appear on your screen to finish connecting your mouse.
7. Once your mouse is connected, you can use it just like you would on a Mac!
Customize the mouse
You can use the System Preferences to customize your mouse to work just the way you want it. To change these preferences, follow these steps:
1. Choose System Preferences from the Apple menu.
2. Click Mouse.
3. To change the way the primary button works, open the “Click” tab and choose either “Push Button” or “Click on contact.”
4. If you have a Mighty Mouse, you can use the Secondary click options to specify what should happen when you click in the secondary CLICK ZONE .
5. Use the “Tracking speed” slider to adjust how fast the cursor moves across the screen when you move the mouse.
6. To enable or disable Smart Zoom , click the checkbox next to “Use scrollwheel with modifier keys to zoom.” By default, pressing ⌘ and scrolling up zooms in, and pressing Option and scrolling up zooms out. You can change these modifier keys by clicking “Change…”
7. To enable or disable Scrolling , click the checkbox next to “Scroll direction: natural” to have pages scroll up or down in relation to how you move your fingers on thetrackpad or mouse