How To Connect To Wifi On Mac Without Mouse

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Are you a Mac user who is looking for a way to connect to Wi-Fi without using a mouse? Look no further! With a few simple steps, you can quickly and easily get your Mac connected to the internet.

The first step is to open up your System Preferences. Here, you will find all of the settings related to your Mac, including Wi-Fi settings. Click on the “Network” icon and then select “Wi-Fi” from the list of available networks. If you don’t see the network you want to join, click “Other Networks” and it will display nearby networks.

The next step is to enter the password for the network if it is required. Once you have done that, click “Join” and it will begin connecting your Mac to the internet.

Now, if you don’t have access to a mouse or trackpad, how do you navigate through these menus? Don’t worry — there is a solution! You can use keyboard navigation for this task instead of relying on a mouse or trackpad. To enable keyboard navigation, go back into System Preferences and click on “Keyboard.” Then turn on “Keyboard navigation.” Now with this option enabled, you can use the Tab key to navigate through all of the controls on the screen.

Once your Mac has successfully connected to Wi-Fi, you should be able to access all of your favorite websites and apps without any issues. Now that wasn’t so hard, was it?

Connecting your Mac computer to Wi-Fi doesn’t have to be complicated — especially when you know how! Follow these steps and soon enough you’ll be browsing the web with ease!

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Opening Wi-Fi on Mac with Keyboard

To open Wi-Fi on a Mac with a keyboard, press and hold the ‘Option’ key while clicking on the Wi-Fi icon in the menu bar. Alternatively, you can use the keyboard shortcut ‘Ctrl + ? Opt + ? Cmd + W’ to open the Wi-Fi settings window.

Connecting to Wi-Fi Without a Mouse Pad

To connect to Wi-Fi without a mouse pad, start by pressing the Win + B keys to focus your cursor on the taskbar. Then use the arrow keys to navigate to the WiFi Popup icon. Select this icon and press Enter. This will open a menu with a list of available wireless networks in the range of your device. Use the arrow keys to select the desired network, then press Enter again to connect. You may be prompted for a password or other authentication information – enter this information using your keyboard. Once you have entered any necessary authentication information, you can press Enter again to complete the connection process.

Using Keyboard to Control a Mac

To control your Mac with just the keyboard, you’ll need to turn on Keyboard Navigation in System Preferences. To do this, open the Apple menu and select System Preferences. In the sidebar, click on Keyboard. Scroll down and make sure that “Keyboard navigation” is checked.

Once this is enabled, you can use the Tab key to move between controls on the screen. You can also use a combination of modifier keys (such as Command or Option) plus other keys such as arrow keys to perform specific commands like opening menus or selecting items from them.

You may also find it helpful to use keyboard shortcuts for commonly used tasks. To view a list of all available keyboard shortcuts, open the Apple menu and select System Preferences > Keyboard > Shortcuts tab.

Shortcut Key for Wi-Fi

The shortcut key for Wi-Fi depends on the type of computer you are using. On many laptops and desktop computers, the shortcut key is a combination of the “Fn” key and one of the function keys (F1-F12). Look for a small wireless icon next to one of the F keys. When you press the “Fn” key and the function key with the wireless icon at the same time, this will toggle your Wi-Fi on and off.

Opening the Internet Without a Mouse

You can open the internet without a mouse by using keyboard shortcuts. First, you need to open your web browser. Then press Ctrl + L (or F6) on your keyboard to place the focus in the web browser’s address bar. Now enter the domain you want to visit (e.g. and press Enter to submit it. This will take you directly to the website, without having to use a mouse at all!

Troubleshooting Mac Wi-Fi Connection Issues

There could be a few reasons why your Mac won’t let you connect to Wi-Fi. First, make sure you have the correct network name and password. Second, check to see if your Wi-Fi is on and if any other devices are connected. Third, ensure that your wireless adapter is working correctly by checking your System Preferences > Network or by running the wireless diagnostics tool. Additionally, try restarting your Mac or renewing the DHCP lease manually to refresh the connection. If none of these solutions work, it could be an issue with the router itself and you may need to contact your internet service provider for assistance.

Using a Keyboard as a Mouse

Using your keyboard as a mouse is a great way to control your computer without needing a physical mouse. To do this you’ll need to enable Mouse Keys. To do this, go to your Control Panel, click on Ease of Access, and then select Ease of Access Center. Once you’re in the center, click Make the mouse easier to use and under Control the mouse with the keyboard select the Turn on Mouse Keys check box.

After this is enabled, you can start using your keyboard as a mouse by pressing the Num Lock key and then using the directional arrows on your number pad to move around the screen. The 5 key will act as a left-click, and if you press Shift+5 at the same time it will act as right-click. You can also press Alt+5 for a middle click if you have a wheel on your mouse. When you’re done using your keyboard as a mouse, simply press Num Lock again to disable Mouse Keys.

Navigating a Mac Without a Mouse

If you don’t have a mouse and need to move the cursor around on your Mac, you can use the Mouse Keys feature. To enable Mouse Keys, go to System Preferences > Accessibility > Pointer Control and check the box next to “Enable Mouse Keys”.

Once enabled, you can control your cursor using the 7, 8, 9, 4, 6, 1, 2, and 3 keys on the numeric keypad of your keyboard. The 7 key moves the cursor up and left; 8 moves it up; 9 moves it up and right; 4 moves it left; 6 moves it right; 1 moves it down and left; 2 moves it down; 3 moves it down and right. Pressing 5 will click the mouse button while pressing 0 (zero) will press and hold. To release the mouse button press 0 again. You can also adjust how fast or slow your cursor moves by adjusting the “Movement Speed” slider.

By using Mouse Keys on your Mac, you’ll be able to move your cursor without needing a physical mouse!


In conclusion, Macs are reliable and powerful computers that offer a wide range of features and capabilities. From their intuitive user interface to their expansive selection of apps, Macs provide an ideal computing experience for users of all levels. With the ability to customize your settings and access the internet with ease, Macs are a great choice for anyone looking for a top-of-the-line computer.

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James Walker has a deep passion for technology and is our in-house enthusiastic editor. He graduated from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and loves to test the latest gadgets and play with older software (something we’re still trying to figure out about himself). Hailing from Iowa, United States, James loves cats and is an avid hiker in his free time.