F Reply ↓ KJ Prince 1st July, 2014 at 9:26 pm Wow. The first and only guide that works for me. Thank you si much Dave, you're a genius!!! There might be two, one in the main Library folder: .comment-meta 0/Library/Preferences/com.apple.Bluetooth.plist And one in the user folder: ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.Bluetooth.plist Delete them both, the completely shutdown the machine (not just a restart) check over here
If the machine you thought it used to be paired to is really no longer there, then it can't be interfering. I deleted the keyboard(1) from the device list of the macbook pro. (also did this with the mac mini and it's keyboard(2)). Simply turn the offending rodent over and use compressed air to blow out the gunk. Dave, would your suggestion above be an option?
Not even Apple mentions this in their TROUBLESHOOTING docs.. Working... How to Reset Your Mac's Administrator Password Article How (and why) To Reset Your Mac's SMC Article How to Restore Your Mac's Firmware to a Known Good State Get the Most Many thanks!!
You just made my day a whole lot less frustrating. However, if there exists a true way to factory reset an Apple Keyboard or Mouse it'd be much appreciated. Some of the mice have a slide power switch, so no good. Reset Magic Mouse Normally, removing preference panes won't cause a problem, other than resetting the preferences to their default state.
It's easy to get frustrated by this stuff! Published on Jul 19, 2012This is a tutorial for the people who want to fix their magic mouse Category Howto & Style License Standard YouTube License Show more Show less Loading... Enjoy this tip?
So dig out an old mouse with a USB connection (or borrow one from a friend) and connect it to your Mac.
I held it upside down and held the click down. Magic Mouse Won't Connect Your tips worked; thanks! My magic mouse is only clicking left. Click Mouse > Set Up Bluetooth Mouse.
When I turn it on, the LED won't blink as when it is umpaired and now the other devices are only able to see the keyboard when it's being turned on. http://alvinalexander.com/blog/post/mac-os-x/problem-solved-apple-bluetooth-wireless-mouse-clicks-but-won-t Up next Apple Magic Mouse Take Apart - Duration: 4:51. Magic Mouse 2 Not Working Holding the power button worked for me. Magic Mouse 2 Not Connecting There will be a slight delay whilst the pairing completes (a few seconds) The keyboard will now be Paired.
this was the first time this happened: in the past after recharging & replacing the batteries the key board reconnected in a twiffy. http://da4design.com/magic-mouse/apple-mac-wireless-mouse-not-working.php Here's how to fix a Mac mouse, and what to do if your Apple mouse has stopped working. Held the power button for a while and that did the trick ! I cannot find anywhere in the trackpad preferences that refers to some similar problem so am totally frustrated about this issue. Magic Mouse 2 Not Discoverable
Reply ↓ Christopher Leonard 5th November, 2013 at 5:39 am THANK YOU - so infuriating for not to just work, but your little trick did it for me. I could use it to click (which is pretty worthless), but I couldn’t get it to track at all. Reply ↓ fimiller 27th June, 2014 at 10:11 pm Hi Dave A big thank you for such an easy fix for an issue in pairing a keyboard with my iPad. this content Reply Submitted by Patrick (not verified) on October 22, 2015 - 12:14am Permalink Wow!
you press a particular key on the keyboard, but some other function occurs on the Mac. Magic Mouse Not Tracking Reply ↓ Dave Post author20th June, 2013 at 10:47 pm Brett, thanks for the feedback but the title is accurate. Close Yeah, keep it Undo Close This video is unavailable.
Loading... Thanks for the help. Perhaps leaving the batteries out for 5 mins will HARD reset the keyboard. Magic Mouse Not Scrolling Scirocco ThePunisher 66,493 views 5:39 Ex-Apple CEO Starts His Own Phone Company! - Duration: 7:23.
Finally typing but SO SLOW! Reply ↓ George 4th October, 2013 at 9:53 pm Thanks. Worked first time after a frustrating couple of hours. have a peek at these guys Reply ↓ Alexis 16th March, 2014 at 10:59 pm Hello- I just turned my iMac back on after not using it for months and it looks like my keyboard and trackpad
The batteries are fine and I tried your trick here but it didn't work. Reply ↓ Gregory Terrance 31st May, 2014 at 10:56 am I tried every possible recommended fix and nothing worked UNTIL I performed the ‘hold the power button' fix Dave suggested.