How to right-click on a Mac? How to activate Apple Magic Mouse right-click function? How to right-click on Mac computers? In this article, we are going to show you how to activate the right-click function of the Apple mouse on the Mac. Here are the details…
The right-click function is one of the most functional function in computer use and one of the most frequently used functions by many computer users in the computer usage process. Whether it is Windows operating system or MacOS operating system, there is no doubt that right-click function provides convenience to users in all computer operating systems.
The number of operations that we can do with the right-click function on computers are too numerous to be counted. The right-click function, which offers different options from application to application, provides us functionality in all applications.
If we talk about the main operations performed with right-click on computers; With the right-click function on computers, we can apply operations such as cut, copy, paste to any file. In addition, we can practically create a new folder anywhere with a right click. With the right-click function, you can send any file or content to the recycle bin, and if you want you can share any file or content with the help of share option that will appear when you right-click.
Some of the most common right-click operations are these. On the other hand we can still perform the right-click operation in different ways in different applications.
On our desktop computers, we can perform the right-click operation with the help of wired or wireless mouse that is connected to our device. On the other hand, we can perform the right-click operation with the Trackpad which is located on the keyboard part of our computers.
However, most of the computer users do not prefer to use their Trackpad for right-click. Because when there is a single right-click function on the mouse or trackpad to perform the relevant operation at once, it seems more functional and easier for many users.
After talking about some of the details and information, let’s come to our main topic. Let’s look at how to activate the right-click function on Macbook and iMac devices with macOS operating system.
On the other hand, we can also do the right-click operation from the keyboard on our computer. In MacOS operating system, this can be done by holding down the “Command” key on the keyboard and making a normal click on the trackpad or mouse.
As you know, the right-click function is not active on your devices that are in use by default settings in the Mac operating system. Both iMac and Macbook users face this problem on their devices.
In order to right-click on the Magic Mouse or Trackpad, a Mac user needs to activate the right-click function on his device. The related function is activated quite simply from the system settings on the devices.
This function can be activated quite simply from the system settings on the devices.
In the following paragraphs we will show you where and how this process is done step by step. You can activate the right-click function on your Mac device by following these steps.
How to enable right-click on a Mac?
In order to activate the right-click function for Apple Magic Mouse on your Mac device;
1- First of all, click on the “Apple Logo” which is located in the upper left corner of the screen on your Mac device.
2- Secondly, click on “System Preferences…” from the sub-window on pop-up menu.
3- Then, go to the “Mouse” option from the system settings page.
4- Finally, you will see mouse settings window and click the checkbox next to “Secondary click” option and activate the right-click function.
*Note: The option which is located just below the secondary click option should be “Click on right side.” Do not make any changes in this section.
At the end of these steps, right-click function of the Apple Magic Mouse on your device will be activated. From now on, you can use the right-click function with your mouse anywhere and whenever you want.
As you can see the process is easier than you think.
NOTE: If you want, you can read our another article “HERE” and learn how to activate the right-click function for the Trackpad on Macbook devices.
In this article, we want to show you where and how to activate the right-click function for Apple Magic Mouse. You can tell us about all your technical questions or problems on the subject in the ‘comments‘ section below.
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