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I was using the macbook pro touchpad and accidentally turned

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I was using the macbook pro touchpad and accidentally turned off the mouse. How do I turn it back on?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Computer Hardware
Expert:  Pete replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,

To turn the touchpad back on, use an external mouse or keyboard commands to go to:

  1. Go to the Apple () menu, choose System Preferences.
  2. From the View menu, choose Accessibility.
  3. Click the Mouse & Trackpad pane.
  4. Uncheck in the box “Ignore built-in trackpad when mouse or wireless trackpad is present”

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