How Do You Right Click On A MacBook Pro?

How Do You Right Click On A MacBook Pro?

If you’ve recently started using MacBook Air, you might be a bit confused by how the MacBook’s mouse and trackpad work. I’m pretty sure you’ve been in a situation where the right click not working. You must have wondered how do you right click on a MacBook Pro? This article is intended to answer that question for you.

Are you wondering how do you right click on a MacBook Air? If you are, keep reading.

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You do it the same way whether it’s a MacBook Air or a MacBook Pro. Stay foot and find out!

How do you use the right click on a MacBook?

This guide will clear all your confusions and will introduce you to the easiest ways you can make your right-click work regardless of whether you’re using your built-in trackpad or a third-party mouse.

Remember, Apple calls this function ‘secondary click’.

Let’s start by learning how do do it on your MacBook trackpad.

How To Enable Right Click On MacBook Pro’s Trackpad

Here are step by step instructions to turn on right-click for your MacBook trackpad.

  1. First, you need to go to the Apple Menu. The Apple menu is a drop-down menu that is on the left side of the menu bar.
  2. Select System Preferences. In the middle of the second row, you will find an icon named Trackpad. Click on the Trackpad icon and choose the point and click tab.
  3. Here you will see four boxes that you can tick on or leave blank. The second option is secondary click which is Apple’s way of describing right-click. You need to make sure this one is turned on. It enables the right-click feature on your MacBook.

Right under Secondary click option, you have another drop-down menu with 3 distinct options. You can select the option that’s perfect according to your preference.

Now you know how you can enable MacBook Pro’s trackpad.

Now let’s move on to the step by step instructions to turn on right-click for your MacBook mouse:

How To Enable Right Click On MacBook Pro’s Mouse

Now let’s talk about the similar procedure for enabling your MacBook Air’s mouse.

  1. Start by going to the Apple Menu. The Apple menu is a drop-down menu that is on the left side of the menu bar.
  2. Select System Preferences. In the middle of the second row, you will find an icon named ‘Mouse’. Click on the ‘Mouse’ icon and choose the point and click tab.
  3. Here you will see four boxes that you can tick on or leave blank. The second option is the secondary click which is Apple’s way of describing right-click. You need to make sure this one is turned on. It enables the right-click feature on your MacBook.

Right under Secondary click option, you have another drop-down menu with 3 distinct options. You can select the option that’s perfect according to your preference.

Just like enabling the Trackpad, the procedure for the mouse is similar and both are quite easy.

Wrap-up

Now you know how to right tap on your MacBook Pro. And you also know how to right click on your MacBook Air, too.

Whether you’re using your built-in track-pad, a Magic Trackpad, a Magic Mouse, or a third-party mouse, now you can use your right button.

For more information, check out our other articles on Macbooks.

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