Is there a mouse for Ipad Air?

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  1. Mooselover

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    I bought a serperate keyboard and was wondering if there were wireless mice that could be used with an Ipad Air?
     
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    For the stock iPad (i.e. not jail broken), a wireless mouse is not an option; however, if iOS 9.x is installed, there is a simple way to convert the keyboard (KB) into a 'trackpad' of sorts - basically, bring up the KB in an app, then place & HOLD two fingers on the keys and their labels disappear, use your fingers to then move the 'cursor' - below is my iPad Air 2 w/ Pages open - my two fingers are on the KB (don't show up in the screen capture) and I was able to easily select the text highlighted - some more information HERE - let us know if this helps. Dave :)
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    Strangely enough, this even works when you're using an external keyboard. If you use two fingers in the space where the touche keyboard would normally appear, you can move the cursor just like you can with the touch keyboard showing. This includes the tap and swipe to select gestures.

    In most apps anyway. Some apps use thier own software keyboard, so it doesn't work there.
     
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