For those who have just switched from Windows to Mac wonder how does one right-click on it? There’s nothing to be worried about when we are here to help you. In Mac, things are not really exposed much like when you use Windows PC. You have to discover certain things like right-clicking before you start using your Mac.
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In this guide, you will learn how to right-click on Mac using Trackpad, Mouse or Keyboard.
How to Right-click on Mac using Trackpad
Right-clicking is very easy in Mac. All you have to do is tap or click with two fingers. If tapping with two fingers doesn’t work for your system, you can change the system preferences.
Changing System Preferences
Here’s how you can change system preferences for right-clicking on your Mac:
- From the menu bar click on the “Apple” button and select the “System Preferences” option.
- Click on the “Trackpad” icon.
- In the “Point & Click” section, select “Secondary Click” option. A drop-down menu will appear, select the suitable option from the list.
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How to Right-Click on Mac using Mouse
If you’re using Apple Magic mouse, it doesn’t have separate parts to click on the front. However, when you click the left side of the Apple Mouse, it will be considered as a Left click. Similarly, when you click on the right side, it is considered as right-click.
This is very similar to the normal mouse that you use with any computer.
How to Right-Click on Mac using Keyboard
If the Right-click on your Mac’s trackpad or magic mouse is not working or broken, you can use the keyboard to right-click.
All you have to do is press the “Control” button from the keyboard along with the “Left-click” button on the mouse to register as a right-click.
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