Apple is making a huge change to its new iPadOS, introducing mouse support for both USB and Bluetooth devices.
Adding mouse support to iPadOS is significant, even though it’s an accessibility feature. it has implemented this support as an Assistive Touch feature, the cursor designed to simulate a finger touch, so you can use a mouse to do this instead. Many iPad owners have been asking for some type of cursor support for years, and this is only the start of Apple supporting this more broadly across its new iPadOS.
Once you’ll have iPadOS installed you will be able to enable the mouse support
After that is done you can start the pairing process (one time setup) :
Turn On the mouse ( switch power button up ) and immediately Press and hold "left click" & "right click" buttons together for 3 seconds to enter pair mode (blue light will start blinking)
Open Settings, then chooseAccessibility
Next tap Touchthen AssistiveTouch and toggle it "on"
Trackpad gestures and advanced settings for Gold & Cherry iPad Trackpad
You can change how you use a trackpad to interact with items on the iPad screen.
Go to Settings > General, then choose one of the following, depending on your accessories:
Trackpad & Mouse
Do any of the following:
Change the tracking speed:Drag the slider to set the tracking speed of the pointer when you move it across the screen.
Turn Natural Scrolling on or off:With this option selected, the contents on the screen move in the same direction as your finger.
Turn Tap to Click on or off:If you select this option, lightly tapping the trackpad with one finger has the same effect as pressing the trackpad until it clicks.
Turn Two-Finger Secondary Click on or off:With this option selected, you click with two fingers toshow the quick actions menufor items like icons on the Home screen, messages in a mailbox, or the Camera button in Control Center.
Note:You can also change the appearance of the pointer, such as its color, shape, and size. if youuse a mouse or trackpadwith iPad, you can change the appearance of the pointer by adjusting its color, shape, size, scrolling speed, and more.
Go to Settings > Accessibility > Pointer Control, then adjust any of the following:
Automatically Hide Pointer
Trackpad Inertia (available when connected to a supported multi-touch trackpad)
To customize the buttons of the pointing device, go to Settings > Accessibility > Touch > Assistive Touch > Devices.
Click.Press with one finger until you feel a click.
Click and hold.Press and hold with one finger.
Drag.Click and hold an item, then slide your finger across the trackpad to move it.
Wake iPad.Click the trackpad.
Or, if you’re using an external keyboard, press any key.
Open the Dock.Use one finger to swipe the pointer past the bottom of the screen.
Go Home.Use one finger to swipe the pointer past the bottom of the screen. After the Dock appears, swipe the pointer past the bottom of the screen again.
Alternatively, click the bar at the bottom of the screen (on an iPad with Face ID).
View Slide Over.Use one finger to swipe the pointer past the right edge of the screen. To hide Slide Over, swipe right again.
Open Control Center.Use one finger to move the pointer to select the status icons at the top right, then click.
Or, select the status icons at the top right, then swipe up with one finger.
Open Notification Center.Use one finger to move the pointer past the top of the screen near the middle.
Or, select the status icons at the top left, then click.
More options :
Scroll up or down.Swipe two fingers up or down.
Scroll left or right.Swipe two fingers left or right.
Zoom.Place two fingers near each other. Pinch open to zoom in, or pinch closed to zoom out.
Go Home.Swipe up with three fingers.
Open the App Switcher.Swipe up with three fingers, pausing before you lift your fingers.
Or, pinch four fingers together, pausing before you lift your fingers.
Switch between open apps.Swipe left or right with three fingers.
Open Today View.When the Home screen or the Lock screen is visible, use two fingers to swipe right.
Open search from the Home screen.Swipe down with two fingers.
Secondary click.Click with two fingers to show the quick actions menu for items like icons on the Home screen, messages in a mailbox, and the Camera button in Control Center.
Or, if you’re using an external keyboard, you can press the Control key while you click the trackpad.
Identify Your iPad Model ℹ️
Here are 2 easy ways to identify your exact iPad model Number in seconds.
It is important to find out your official Apple iPad "Model number" in order to insure the perfect fit with our Smart keyboard Cases and accessories.
Method # 1 :
-Go to iPad "Settings" app Click "General" >> then click "About"
-Look for the "Model"row & Tap that row once to reveal the 5 digits code Starting with Capital "A" followed by 4 numbers (forEx: A1701)
-Copy that model number to the search box to find compatible items
Search the model number to find your iPad smart case:
Look at the iPad back label to find your official iPad model number. The number you're looking for is labelled 'Model' On the iPad back, For example, the Model Number is A1701 (shown in the zoom-in photo below) Get yours and you can use it to search for suitable items on our shop:
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