Disable Mouse Pointer Shake Gesture in Mac OS X El Capitan [How-to]

The new feature of Mac OS X El Capitan to locate a mouse pointer is part of easy accessibility. But Apple has given us a window in case we don’t need it. Here we will guide you on how to disable this feature.

It has happened with almost all of us that we lose our cursor or rather say mouse pointer in a messy desktop. Finding a cursor is not like finding a lost treasure, but it definitely is an irritating situation. The new Mac OS X El Capitan has targeted the accessibility issues very well.

In the latest Mac OS X El Capitan, finding your cursor is like a piece of cake. Just shake your mouse rigorously and the pointer enlarges its size that cannot be ignored. On a Mac laptop, simply shake your fingers back and forth on trackpad to enlarge the pointer.

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How to Disable Shake to Find Cursor in Mac OS X El Capitan

This feature is not worth a round of applause, but it can be a little fun doing it. There are users who might want to opt out of this feature. Thanks to Apple, they have provided a window for us to disable the mouse pointer shake option in Mac OS X El Capitan.

How to Disable Shake to Find Cursor in OS X El Capitan

Step #1. Open System Preferences.

Click on System Preference in Mac

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Step #2. Open Accessibility.

Click on Accessibility in Mac OS X El Capitan Preferences

Step #3. Once you are under Accessibility option, click on Display.

Step #4. Uncheck the box near “Shake mouse pointer to locate”.

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Uncheck Shake Mouse Pointer to Locate in Mac OS X El Capitan

Now your mouse pointer won’t enlarge; you can also follow the same procedure if you wish to use this option once again in future. We don’t know whether it is a useful feature or not, but it certainly is fun doing it.

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Jignesh Padhiyarhttps://www.igeeksblog.com
Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of iGeeksBlog.com who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.

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