Even before the official presentation iPadOS network sources reported that after 2019 WWDC Apple tablets will be able to work with external manipulators. During the presentation of cupertinos did not focus attention on this. However, the known developer Steve Trouton Smith announced that the iPad started supporting the mouse.

Installing the first iOS 13, Trouton Smith quickly enough found out that to iPad, you can connect an external manipulator. And this applies not only mouse, but the trackpad. To connect an external manipulators like you can with the wire (using Type-C or Lightning), and Bluetooth.

Judging by first impressions, manage your iPad with a mouse is quite convenient. The usual left click simulates a tap, and the wheel is responsible for scrolling. All settings are responsible for the external manipulator are found under AssistiveTouch.

Hello mouse support on iOS 13! It’s an AssistiveTouch feature, and works with USB mice. @viticci nailed this pic.twitter.com/nj6xGAKSg0

— Steve Troughton-Smith (@stroughtonsmith) June 3, 2019.

Also Steve Trouton Smith noted that the mouse allows you to interact not only with standard applications. The cursor should remain operational almost all programs from the App Store.


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