Removing Dwell Control on macOS

To remove Dwell (also known as Dwell Control or Head Pointer) from macOS, follow these steps:

1. **Open System Settings**:

– Click the Apple menu in the top-left corner of your screen.

– Select “System Settings” (or “System Preferences” in older macOS versions).

2. **Access Accessibility Settings**:

– In the System Settings window, click on “Accessibility”.

3. **Locate and Disable Dwell Control**:

– In the Accessibility section, find and click on “Pointer Control” or “Mouse & Trackpad” (this can vary depending on the macOS version).

– Look for an option labeled “Dwell Control” or “Enable Dwell Control”.

– Uncheck the box next to “Enable Dwell Control” to disable it.

4. **Confirm and Close Settings**:

– Confirm that the Dwell Control option is disabled.

– Close the System Settings window.

### Removing Dwell Control Configuration Files

If you want to remove all configuration files related to Dwell Control, you can delete the specific preference files:

1. **Open Terminal**:

– Open the Terminal application on your Mac. You can find it in `Applications > Utilities`.

2. **Navigate to Preferences Directory**:

– Navigate to the `~/Library/Preferences` directory where preference files are stored:

“`sh

cd ~/Library/Preferences

“`

3. **Identify and Delete Dwell Configuration Files**:

– Look for files related to Dwell Control. These might be named similarly to `com.apple.dwellcontrol.plist`.

– Delete the identified files:

“`sh

rm com.apple.dwellcontrol.plist

“`

4. **Restart Your Mac**:

– Restart your computer to ensure that changes take effect and the Dwell Control settings are fully removed.

By following these steps, you can disable and remove Dwell Control from your macOS system. This process ensures that both the application and its related configuration files are deleted from your device.


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