Magic Mouse: Enabling gestures

Learn how to enable gestures through the Mouse preference pane in System Preferences. You need Mac OS X v10.6.3 or later to enable multi-touch gestures for Magic Mouse.

  1. Make sure the Magic Mouse is paired and connected to your computer
  2. Open System Preferences by choosing System Preferences from the Apple () menu.
  3. Choose Mouse from the View menu.
  4. Learn about the gesture's features by positioning your mouse pointer over a gesture, then watching the video that shows how the gesture operates. 
  5. Click the checkbox next to the feature to enable it.

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If you're running BootCamp, make sure you have the latest BootCamp software update for your computer.

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