Why Aren't my Arrow Keys Working on my Mac?

Posted in  mac | 2022-03-20

Why Don't my Arrow Keys Work on my Mac?

Disable scroll lock . Check the status bar in Excel to see whether scroll lock is enabled. If you have an extended keyboard on a Mac, you can press either F14, Shift + F14, or Command + F14 to toggle scroll lock. On MacBook Pro or MacBook Air, FN + Shift + F12 will do the same.

How do you Get the Arrow Keys to Work on a Mac?

Go to System Preferences > International > Input Menu tab, check the box for Keyboard Viewer, then click the flag that appears at the right in the menu bar, and select Show Keyboard Viewer. Press the option key or the arrow keys in the little onscreen keyboard, do you see the pressed keys flash gray.

Why are my Arrow Keys not Working?

Disable Scroll Lock
One of the common reasons why the arrow keys don't work in Excel is because you've enabled the scroll lock feature on your computer. For as long as it remains enabled, the keys won't do what they're supposed to do. Simply press the scroll lock button on your keyboard and the lock will be disabled.