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How to fix Mouse & Keyboard stuck on Mac OS mojave on VirtualBox

How to fix Mouse & Keyboard stuck on Mac OS mojave on VirtualBox

In this article, I will show you How to Fix Mouse & Keyboard Stuck Mac OS Mojave 10.14 on VirtualBox. Mac OS is one of the most popular operating systems for Macintosh. which was published and developed by WWDC on 14 June 2018 for the public, Mac OS Mojave consists of different default Apps which are Finder, Facetime, Safari, App Store, IOS support, the Newly added mode is Dark mode and accent colors that it change the desktop color scheme, Desktop, Dynamic Pictures, Mac OS new feature it changes automatically the desktop picture of the day. The Dock, Preferences macOS is newly moved to system preferences from the Mac App Store.

We have tested macOS Mojave on VirtualBox and VMware Workstation Player. During the installation, most of the people are facing different kinds of problem as one of the biggest issues is mouse and Keyboard is stuck on the screen and not working. But don’t worry in this article I will guide you How to solve the Mouse & Keyboard stuck on VirtualBox.

Fix Mouse & Keyboard issues of Mac OS Mojave 10.14 on VirtualBox

When we are installing VirtualBox and creating a new Virtual Machine. in order, to install Mac OS Mojave 10.14 on it. after that, when you complete the process of creating Virtual Machine. during the installation, you will face the issues that mouse & Keyboard is not working on the screen of VirtualBox. But that is simple to solve the issues and problem just follow the steps.

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Installation VirtualBox Extension Pack

Step 1. Before going to install Extension Pack you need to download, for download go to VirtualBox.org then download the Extension the same version of your VirtualBox. for example, if you are using VirtualBox 6.0.4 then download the Extension of that

VirtualBox Extension Pack
VirtualBox Extension Pack

Step 2. After that, you have successfully downloaded Extension. therefore, you need to install that, open VirtualBox and go to>File or Ctrl G is shortcut key and select Preferences.

Preferences
Preferences

Step 3. In this step Select Extensions from left-handed. then click on Add Button for adding the Extension.

Add Extension
Add Extension

Step 4. After that, you clicked on Add Button. therefore, you will face another screen go to>Documents and select the downloaded Extension Pack, and click on Open to insert.

Add Extension
Add Extension

Step 5. You are about to install a VirtualBox Extension Pack. Extension packs complement the functionality of VirtualBox. and can contain system-level software, that could potentially harmful to your system. please review the description below and only proceed if you have obtained the extension pack from a trusted source. after that, Click on Install.

Install
Install

Step 6. Read carefully all the given description about VirtualBox Evaluation License. because there are some important notes about the installation of Extension pack. and Click I Agree.

Agree to terms and Evaluation License
Agree to terms and Evaluation License

Change VirtualBox operating system Version

After installing VirtualBox Extension Pack, again if you are facing any other issues or problem on during of installing macOS Mojave 10.14. I just you change the operating system version. for that you need to open VirtualBox then go to (macOS) Setting, then go to General setting and select the Version setting and select Mac OS X (64-bit) If you are using Mac OS Mojave 10.14 change that to Mac OS Mojave (64-Bit) then finally click OK.

Change VirtualBox Settings
Change VirtualBox Settings

Enable and Add USB 3.0 (xHCI) Controller

After that, you changed the Operating system Version. therefore, still, you will have the issues of Mouse & Keyboard not working for that again open VirtualBox. and select USB from Tab then Enable USB controller then select USB 3.0 (xHCI), Controller. after that, if you want to add new Mouse & Keyboard click on Add button to add a new one.

Note: Don’t continue your installing without Enabling the USB 3.0 because again your Mouse & Keyboard will not work. After you bring some changes to the Operating system Version, be patient and do these settings also. after that, you can successfully install Mac OS Mojave 10.14 on VirtualBox without any problem and issues.

Select USB 3.0 Controller
Select USB 3.0 Controller

Bottom Line

That’s all about how to Fix Mouse & Keyboard Stuck on Mac OS Mojave 10.14 on VirtualBox. therefore, if you have any question about these any other errors you can comment on the below Box and needs your support for giving feedback about this article.

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19 comments

fake March 13, 2019 at 3:07 pm

Thanks! Helped!

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zayn March 13, 2019 at 3:12 pm

Ok welcome

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MH May 7, 2019 at 6:25 am

Hello Zayn, this do helps me resolved the KB/mouse issue, however the iOS device can’t detect in VBox Mojave with USB 3.0, do you have chance to share the experience to use iOS device in VBox Mojave as well, thanks.

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zayn May 7, 2019 at 9:21 am

Have you installed VirtualBox Extension properly??

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Abbott Cheung June 7, 2019 at 9:36 am

I tried your solution, it didn’t work.
?Strange

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zayn June 7, 2019 at 9:51 am

Install macOS Mojave on VirtualBox. And download the VirtualBox Extension Pack from its own official site. then install it on VirtualBox.

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Goker August 6, 2019 at 5:06 pm

Enable and Add USB 3.0 (xHCI) Controller solved it hanks

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zayn August 7, 2019 at 4:15 am

You are welcome Sir

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Mike Orlando August 13, 2019 at 10:06 pm

Is there a way to release the keyboard and mouse back to the host or do I just need to have two sets connected to my system?

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Parsa August 16, 2019 at 7:14 am

It worked thanks dude

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zayn August 16, 2019 at 8:17 am

OK, great welcome!

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Thierry de Coulon September 14, 2019 at 11:34 am

Nice and thank you, but you could provide a short version witch is: install USB 3.0 support.

It’s quite boring to have to read though all your text just to find out this information, however useful it is.

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Nulu September 23, 2019 at 3:44 pm

That did the trick. Mouse is working. Thanks!

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Zayn September 23, 2019 at 4:17 pm

Welcome

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Arun September 27, 2019 at 5:56 pm

Thanks a lot last Method (USB) worked for you saved my day…lots of thanks

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Zayn September 28, 2019 at 5:07 am

you Are welcome

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