Secret Trackpad Force Click Shortcuts to Use Your Mac Like a Pro

Force Click on Mac trackpad makes things a lot easier with the shortcuts. In that regards, we have listed 10 must know secret Force Click shortcuts, have a look.

Force Click on Mac is somewhat similar to 3D Touch on the iPhone 6s series. It’s a convenient way to get deeper into things like previewing a file and many others. Before you jump on to your trackpad and try using Force Click, let me tell you that it is currently available only on 2015 MacBook and 2015 MacBooks Pro, and the new Magic Trackpad 2.

There are numbers of Force Click shortcuts that would make your job a lot easier. Here we have listed 10 must know shortcuts that every Mac user should memorize. Just glance over each of them and try using it on your Mac to feel the difference.

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Force Click Shortcuts for Trackpad

10 Secret Force Click Shortcuts for Trackpad

File Preview
Force Click on any document to see its preview and then decide whether you wish to open it or not, making things a lot faster and easier.

File Renaming
To rename any file, just Force Click it and you’ll be able to rename it instantly, saving a few clicks.

Search for meaning of any word
In any document, Force Click on any word for which you want to know the meaning. A popup will display the meaning either from dictionary or Wikipedia.

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Website Preview
If you encounter a link in a document, just Force Click it to see a preview of the website. This way you’ll not need to launch Safari to see the website.

Getting Message details
Inside a message, Force Click on any Thread to get the details like Location, Attachment, and Do Not Disturb.

Track a package
To get tracking details of your package, just Force Click on the tracking number and you’ll get all the details related to your package.

View Event details
Inside calendar, Force Click on any event date and you’ll get information like location, time, and any other possible details related to that event.

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Address location preview
If you receive any postal address, just Force Click it to get the preview of the location on Maps.

Annotating an image or PDF
When you receive any image or PDF in mail, just Force Click it and it will directly open in Markup extension.

Dropping a pin on Maps
On Maps, Force Click on the location to drop a Pin.

That’s all folks; give these shortcuts a try and you’ll feel that the things are a lot easier and also speedier.

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