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How to Setup and Configure Your Apple Magic Trackpad

How to Setup and Configure Your Apple Magic Trackpad

Posted July 30, 2010 at 11:44pm by iClarified · 144323 views
These are instructions on how to setup and configure your new Apple Magic Trackpad.

Step One
Install the Magic Trackpad and Multi-Touch Trackpad Update from here.

Step Two
Ensure Bluetooth is turned on. You can enable and disable Bluetooth using the Bluetooth icon at the top right of your screen.
How to Setup and Configure Your Apple Magic Trackpad

Step Three
Turn on your trackpad by pressing and holding the on/off button until the indicator light comes on.
How to Setup and Configure Your Apple Magic Trackpad

Step Four
Click to select System Preferences from the Apple menu at the top left of your screen.
How to Setup and Configure Your Apple Magic Trackpad

Step Five
Click to choose Trackpad from the System Preferences window.
How to Setup and Configure Your Apple Magic Trackpad

Step Six
Click the Continue button once your "Apple Wireless Trackpad" is found.
How to Setup and Configure Your Apple Magic Trackpad

How to Setup and Configure Your Apple Magic Trackpad

Step Seven
You will now be presented with several sliders and checkboxes to configure your trackpad.

Use the sliders to increase or decrease the Tracking Speed, Double-Click Speed, and Scrolling Speed of the device.

Use the checkboxes to enable the Multi-Touch and Click options for the device including the following:
● Use one finger to point, tap to click, drag items on your screen, and secondary click.
● Drag two fingers up, down, or sideways to scroll in an active window.
● Use two-finger pinching to zoom in or out on PDFs, images, photos, and more.
● Use two-finger rotating to rotate photos, pages, and more.
● Swipe three fingers to quickly page through a document, move to the previous or next photo, and more.
● Swipe four fingers left or right to activate Application Switcher so you can cycle through open applications.
● Swipe four fingers up or down to show the desktop, or to display all open windows in Exposé.

Notice at the bottom of the window you also have a battery level for the trackpad.
How to Setup and Configure Your Apple Magic Trackpad
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Chris
Chris - July 31, 2010 at 1:11pm
I just got my tablet yesterday, I absolutely love it! Now to just figure out a way to use a pointing device on it to turn it into a wacom tablet would be awesome.
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