Mac OS X - Disable the trackpad when mouse is connected

December 2016


Mac OS X - Disable the trackpad when mouse is connected


You can configure Mac OS X to automatically disable the built-in trackpad of your Macbook each time your connect a mouse. The procedure is as follows:
  • Click on the Apple menu > System Preferences.
  • Go to Accessibility > Interacting > Mouse & Trackpad.
  • Check "Ignore trackpad when mouse or wireless trackpad is present"

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