OS X Lion How To Reverse Scroll Direction

By | 2011/07/20

OS X 10.7 Lion has reversed the typical scroll direction used. Thankfully, changing this is an easy fix!


Note: Mouse (if plugged in) and Trackpad have separate settings for scrolling!

1. Locate the Mouse and / or Trackpad options in System Preferences.

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2. In the Mouse option uncheck ‘Move content in the direction of finger movement when scrolling or navigating’.

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3. In the Trackpad option uncheck as shown below:

Newer Macs look like the image below. Under Scroll and Zoom, uncheck ‘Scroll direction: natural’.

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Older Macs look like the image below. Uncheck ‘When using gestures to scroll or navigate, move content in the direction of finger movement.’

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Sweet!