How to Fix Mouse and Keyboard Stuck on MacOS Catalina on Virtualbox

MacOS Catalina 10.15 is the new version of Mac and it has many awesome features which are handy for us. However, the MacOS Catalina public beta is in stock and you can install it on your PC even you have the best platform to install Mac OS Catalina in Virtualization software (Virtualbox and Vmware). the best option to test any operating system is to install it on a Virtual machine because in this case, you won’t face any problem with your physical computer. as we have uploaded article related to the installation of MacOS Catalina on Virtualbox and Vmware, but during the installation of MacOS Catalina 10.15 on Virtualbox you will face the mouse and keyboard stuck. Therefore, in this article, I will guide you on How to Fix Mouse and Keyboard Stuck on MacOS Catalina 10.15 on Virtualbox. So, f you are facing the same issue that I have faced then read this article top to toe and solve the issues.

How to Fix Mouse and Keyboard Stuck on macOS Catalina on virtualbox

Fix Mouse and Keyboard Stuck on MacOS Catalina 10.15 on Virtualbox

Here I will show you the steps to fix the mouse and keyboard issue on MacOS Catalina. While during the installation of MacOS Catalina on Virtualbox you will see the mouse and keyboard stuck is not working on the screen due to that you are not able to complete the installation process. Therefore, I will guide you completely with each and everything.

Step 1: Install Virtualbox Extension Pack

Those users who install Virtualbox extension pack already then they won’t face such issues but those users who didn’t install so far then needless to say they will face with such a problem but don’t worry follow the below instructions.

#1. Go to Virtualbox.org and download the latest version of Virtualbox Extension Pack.

#2. Once the downloading is done, then open Virtualbox and click on the Tools option afterward click the Preferences and click the Extension option from the left side.

Fix mouse and keyboard stuck on macos catalina on virtualbox

Install Extension Pack

#3. To add Virtualbox extension pack click on the Add icon from the right top side and select the Extension Pack setup and open it.

Add Virtualbx extension pack

Add Extension pack

#4. While you added the extension pack setup then it will ask you to install the extension pack, therefore, click the Install button.

Install the Extension pack

Install Extension pack

#5. Now scroll down and agree to the terms of Evaluation License (PUEL). after that, the Extension pack will be installed.

#6. Wait for a while to complete the installation process and then click the OK button.

Extension pack installation process

Installation Process

Step 2: Change the VM Operating System version

It’s not finished yet, after installing Virtualbox Extension pack so far you have that issues and for that, you have to change the MacOS Catalina version from General Setting. However, if you have selected Mac OS X (64-bit) version then it’s fine if not then go to Virtualbox and select MacOS Catalina Virtual Machine and click the Setting option and go to General tab and change the Version to Mac OS X (64-bit). After that, click Ok button.

Change macOS Catalina version

Change macOS Catalina version

Step 3: Enable and Use USB 3.0 Controller

This step is optional, use this step when you have the same issues so far but if your problem has been solved then never go with this step. So, in this article, as we are showing how to fix the mouse and keyboard stuck, therefore, you have to add mouse and keyboard manually to the VirtualBox USB controller.

Open Virtualbox and select MacOS Catalina virtual machine and go to setting and from the left side go to USB tab. select USB 3.0 (xHCI), Controller. Next, click on Add button to list your mouse and keyboard under USB Device Filters.

NOTE: Do not perform this step unless you have still the same issues (Mouse and keyboard is not working). because after changing the MacOS Catalina version your problem should be solved. otherwise, if you have the same problem so far then I recommend you to go with this step.

How to fix mouse and keyboard stuck on macos catalina on virtualbox

Enable and Use USB 3.0 Controller

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Conclusion

That’s all about How to Fix Mouse and Keyboard Stuck on MacOS Catalina on Virtualbox using windows. So, with these steps, I hope you will not face such an issue further. Moreover, if you face any kind of question then feel free to ask me in the comment box and don’t forget to give your feedback.

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