Brian Dunagan

December 5 2016
How to Disable Multi-touch on Apple Magic Mouse

Yes, yes, multi-touch is amazing. Unless you’re my grandmother, and you’re just trying to use the mouse that came with the computer to get your email. She was constantly getting frustrated with how Magic Mouse responded to her touch rather than her click, so I disabled the multi-touch features. Easier said than done. There is no checkbox for that in System Preferences. Here are the Terminal commands I used:

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