Fix Mouse & Keyboard Stuck on macOS Catalina on VirtualBox

When you are installing Windows or macOS on everywhere. You want that it’s everything should work properly, as this element computer is one of the useful components that we can’t do anything with it. While you installing macOS Catalina on VirtualBox or installing macOS Catalina on VMware on Windows PC. Probably you see that macOS Catalina Mouse & Keyboard is not working on VirtualBox. This issue probably happening on during the installation of macOS Catalina on VirtualBox while getting to the Apple Logo window. If you are encountered with the issue on VirtualBox on Windows PC. Sure we take you to the point to fix this issue using a small tool by the name VirtualBox Extension Pack.

As the same, we fixed this error on macOS Catalina on VirtualBox. Again the VirtualBox 6.1.0 out now, most of the operating macOS operating system can’t support by new VirtualBox. Or if supports then Mouse and keyboard stuck. In this article, I will guide you on how to fix Mouse & Keyboard Stuck on macOS Catalina on VirtualBox. Follow each of the steps to get fix this issue during the installation of any macOS operating system on VirtualBox.

Download VirtualBox Extension Pack

Before everything close the macOS Catalina if running on the VirtualBox. This is one of the important parts to close VirtualBox.

Close VirtualBox
Close VirtualBox

To fix Mouse & Keyboard Stuck on macOS Catalina on VirtualBox. Firstly, you have to download a small tool which presents in VirtualBox official site. Navigate to VirtualBox site on the VirtualBox Oracle VM Extension Pack click All supported Platforms. Automatically downloading will start.

Download VirtualBox Extension Pack

Again the VirtualBox click right-clicks on Tools then click on Preferences.


While the Preferences window opened click on Extension tab. Click on + to add the extension. Then select Extension Pack clicks open.

Open Extension Pack

The question box will appear, then click install key


On the window of license and agreement scroll down, and click the agree button.

Agree to terms and conditions

Wait the Extension Pack is installing

Installing Extension Pack

The VirtualBox Extension Pack installed successfully

Installed VirtualBox Extension Pack

Click OK button to close the preferences window

Click OK

Setup USB Controller 3.0

However, the package is ready to use for macOS Catalina on VirtualBox. Now without any condition, you can use VirtualBox. But before that, you need to set up the USB Controller 3.0 for macOS Catalina. The setting is pretty much easy.

Go ahead and open the virtual machine setting

Open virtual machine setting

In this step navigate to the USB tab, then enable USB Controller. After that, select the USB 3.0 (xHCI) Controller. Or sometime again Mouse or Keyboard stuck, therefore, you have to add separate mouse by clicking on the add icon.

Enable USB 3.0

Bottom Line

That’s all about how to fix Mouse & Keyboard Stuck on macOS Catalina on VirtualBox. Again you think if there is remaining something in the content share with us. Or if you feel any problem share below in the comment section.

By Safar Ali

Safar Ali is an Entrepreneur, Marketer, and writer. He has been writing for more than three years. And his pieces have appeared on some of the high-authority sites, including HubSpot, Mashable,, Business Insider, TechCrunch, Makeuseof, CNET, and many more.

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