With the latest update of the iPad, this device has the potential to be used with a trackpad. So far it was only possible to connect a mouse or keyboard via Bluetooth, but with the latest version of the recently released iPadOS 13.4, the trackpad and all of its functions are real.
How does the trackpad work?
The new version of the iPad operating system released last Tuesday has excellent features, and allows you to connect a trackpad to a device such as the Magic Trackpad, the Magic Keyboard and other third-party modes, such as the Logitech keyboard with the trackpad. This entry is very common for all Mac users
Basically the trackpad is like a mouse with the ability to use many body movements. Find actions using your fingers. For example access other functions such as turning a page, zooming in or showing your desktop in a simple way
Connect your trackpad or mouse
Apple decided give users a few clues to use the new iPadOS function 13.4. This introduces the information needed to connect an accessory such as a mouse or Bluetooth trackpad.
First, it should be considered that the devices allow this– All models of iPad Pro, iPad Air 2 or later, iPad (5th generation) or later, and iPad mini 4 or later.
To connect them, follow these steps.
- Turn on your Bluetooth add-on and get closer to the iPad.
- The add-on must be in pairing mode. If the device is a third-party add-on, follow the manufacturer's pairing mode steps.
- On the iPad you have to go to it Settings – Bluetooth and select an add-on name to link it.
According to Apple publications, In the event of having multiple connected accessories or other third parties it can reduce wireless performance
Preparing for a trackpad or mouse is required to attend Settings – General – Trackpad. Here you can adjust the speed, scrolling and touch. If you ever want to stop a mouse you should go to it Settings – Trackpad with the mouse.
If you want more details on these small tutorials You can read the manuals available at the Apple site.
Connect a Bluetooth mouse or trackpad to your iPad
Use a Bluetooth mouse or trackpad with your iPad