Turn on three finger drag for your Mac trackpad
The ability to drag items using a three-finger gesture is an option for trackpads that support Force Touch.
- Choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click Accessibility.
- Select Pointer Control in the sidebar. (In earlier versions of macOS, select Mouse & Trackpad.)
- Click the Trackpad Options button.
- Select ”Enable dragging,” then choose ”three finger drag” from the menu.
- Click OK.
Learn more about these trackpad options.