Apple Magic Trackpad: How to install batteries
Learn how to change the batteries in your Magic Trackpad.
Your Apple Magic Trackpad comes with two AA batteries installed. You can replace them with alkaline, lithium, or rechargeable AA batteries.
Important: Dispose of batteries according to your local environmental laws and guidelines.
Changing the batteries
- Use a coin to remove the battery compartment cover.
- Insert the batteries into the battery compartment as shown here.
WARNING: Replace or recharge both batteries at the same time. Don’t mix old batteries with new batteries, and don’t mix battery types (for example, alkaline and lithium batteries). Don’t open or puncture the batteries, install them backwards, or expose them to fire, high temperatures, or water. Don’t charge non-rechargeable AA batteries. Keep batteries out of the reach of children.
Battery Level Indicator
To check the battery level, choose Apple () > System Preferences, and then click Trackpad. The battery level indicator is in the lower-left corner.
Note: The Apple Magic Trackpad is designed to go to sleep to conserve battery power when you aren’t using it.
If you won’t be using your trackpad for an extended period, turn it off.