Native systemwide mouse and trackpad support available in iPadOS 13.4 is surprisingly a game-changing way to interact with your iPad.
With the introduction of iPadOS 13, Apple enabled the use of mice for accessibility-only features, but it didn’t work the way that most expected it would. Enter iPadOS 13.4: Apple has surprised us by adding full mouse and trackpad support that can be used systemwide with any mouse or trackpad, and Apple is even producing its own Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro that includes a built-in trackpad.
I’ll walk you through how to add a mouse or trackpad to your iPad running iOS 13.4 and how you can use it to perform everyday tasks.
SEE: Apple iPad Pro 2020: Cheat sheet (free PDF) (TechRepublic)
Types of pointing devices iPadOS 13.4 supports
With iPadOS 13.4, any wired or wireless trackpad or mouse is supported. Previously, mice for iOS devices needed to be supported by the system, but it appears that Apple has removed this limitation with the new update, and any mouse or trackpad that can be used inside of macOS can also be used in iPadOS.
For this tutorial, I used a wired mouse connected through