Scrolling in iTerm 2 with a Logitech Mouse

How to fix the scroll wheel not working inside terminal applications.

December 30, 2019 | Mike Buss

I ran into an issue where my Logitech Master MX 3 mouse wouldn’t scroll within iTerm 2 if the window had focus. Oddly enough, you could still scroll the window if it didn’t have focus.

After some Googling, it looks like there’s a simple fix: uncheck the “Secure Keyboard Entry” option from the iTerm 2 dropdown.

Make sure 'Secure Keyboard Entry' is unchecked.

There may be other solutions but this one worked for me.


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