HOW TO: Enable Three Finger Drag on OS X El Capitan


It’s no secret that OS X El Capitan is a beast. But you might’ve notice that some features are not enabled anymore, and it’s a bit tricky to enable. For example OS X El Capitan doesn’t offer a “Three finger drag” option anymore in the trackpad’s settings. Luckily, there’s an easy fix.

Jump over the break to learn how to enable “three finger drag” on OS X El Capitan…

1. Load Settings

2. Go to Accessibility


3.  Mouse & Trackpad > Trackpad options


4. Check “Enable Dragging” and choose “three finger drag” from the dropdown menu


That’s it. Enjoy “three finger drag” on OS X El Capitan. NOTE: “three finger drag” option on show up in trackpad settings. It just works

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