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Original poster
Oct 1, 2015
Dear folks, I got a second hand magic mouse to use while I am not very comfortable with trackpad in library but I just found that there is no tap-to-click option with magic mouse while there are a lot of third party apps.

So my question is can I use terminal commands to add tap-to-click on my magic mouse?
I am using macOS high sierra.

I've tested these commands but no effects:

sudo defaults write Clicking -bool true
sudo defaults -currentHost write NSGlobalDomain -int 1
sudo defaults write NSGlobalDomain -int 1


macrumors 65816
Jul 30, 2009
Not clear on intent. Magic Mouse will do single click by pressing the mouse, such as a radio button, hyperlink, etc. Will do zoom with double tap (Mouse settings in Sys Prefs). Will even do Secondary click (Right Click on 2 button mice, or CNTRL + Click) by pressing the right side of the MM, agin controlled by settings.
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