Adjust double-click and scrolling speed of your mouse or trackpad

Learn how to change the double-click and scrolling speed of your Apple Magic Mouse, Apple Magic Trackpad, or the built-in trackpad on your Mac. You can also enable or disable scrolling on these devices.

  1. From the Apple menu, choose System Preferences.
  2. From the System Preferences window, select Accessibility.
  3. In the left sidebar, select Mouse & Trackpad.
  4. To adjust your mouse or trackpad's double-click speed, adjust the slider shown below.
    System Preferences
  5. To adjust your mouse or trackpad's scrolling speed, click the Trackpad Options or Mouse Options button. 
  6. In the sheet that appears, use the slider to adjust the scrolling speed of your device. You can also enable or disable scrolling for your mouse or trackpad using the checkbox.
    Scrolling Speed in System Preferences

You can also use the Accessibility pane in System Preferences to turn on three finger drag for your trackpad.

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