How to Fix Mouse & Keyboard Stuck on MacOS Mojave on Virtualbox?

Have you installed macOS Mojave 10.14 on Virtualbox or Vmware? Or you are going to install the latest version of macOS Mojave on Virtualbox? might be you are in the middle of the installation and you are feeling like something is happening with the mouse and keyboard. Needless to say, there is a problem with mouse and keyboard and you have to fix Mouse & Keyboard stuck on macOS Mojave on Virtualbox using Windows.

Apple announced macOS Mojave on World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2018 and released the public beta in June 2018. macOS Mojave is the main operating system of Mac and Apple has included tons of features such as dynamic desktop, iOS apps on mac, and the handy feature that Apple added to the latest version of macOS Mojave is Dark Mode. therefore, you can choose your macOS Mojave looks during the installation. macOS Mojave is a well-known operating system and it is in high demand from the legions of users so far.

The user has two ways to install macOS Mojave, the first way, if you have a Mac computer then download the macOS Mojave file from App Store and install it on your Mac Computer. Or, you are Windows users and you love to try with Mac operating system then you have third-party software that allows you to install any guest operating system on your PC.

So, you have installed macOS Mojave on Virtualbox and you are facing an error with mouse and keyboard on macOS Mojave. Therefore, to fix the error you need to install a Virtualbox extension pack. that’s what, I will show you in this article. after that, you have to select USB 3.0 Version from virtual machine settings.

Why we Face Mouse & Keyboard Error?

Most of the users have this question, why we face mouse and keyboard errors during installation or after the installation. So, here I should guide you that the error happens because you have not installed a Virtualbox extension pack and you might not select the latest version of USB from virtual machine settings. therefore, you will face problems with mouse & keyboard.

So, to install the Virtualbox extension pack you have to download it from its official website, remember, download and install the latest version of the Virtualbox extension pack and make sure you are using latest version of Virtualbox. in this article, I will show you each and everything and you will learn how to fix mouse & keyboard stuck on macOS Mojave on Virtualbox.

Fix Mouse & Keyboard Stuck on macOS Mojave on Virtualbox

In this article, I will show you three useful steps to fix the mouse and Keyboard stuck on macOS Mojave. firstly, you will need to download and install the Virtualbox extension pack, afterward, you will need to change the Virtual machine operating system version and at last, you have to select the USB 3.0 controller.

Step 1: Download and Install Virtualbox Extension Pack

#1: To download the Virtualbox extension pack go to Virtualbox and find the latest version of Virtualbox Extension Pack. So, scroll down a little bit and you will see Virtualbox 6.0.14 Oracle VM Virtualbox Extension Pack. Therefore, click on the link which is All supported platforms. now wait to complete the downloading file.

Download Virtualbox Extension Pack

#2: Once, the file has been downloaded then open Virtualbox and go to File -> Preferences. afterward, click the Extension option from the left side of the window. then, click the small folder icon to browse the Virtualbox extension pack.

Virtualbox Extension Pack

#3: Select the Virtualbox Extension Pack that you download it later and click the Open button.

Select Virtualbox Extension Pack

#4: Now, the Virtualbox Extension pack is ready to install on Virtualbox, therefore, click the Install button.

Install Virtualbox Extension Pack

#5: To complete the installation you will need to agree to the terms and conditions of Virtualbox Extension Pack. Therefore, scroll down and click the I Agree to button.

Virtualbox Extension pack Agreement

#6: You have installed Virtualbox Extension Pack successfully on Virtualbox. therefore, click the OK button.

Virtualbox Extension Pack has been Installed

Step 2: Change the Virtual Machine Operating System Version

I hope step 1 should work for you, in case, you have the same error so far then follow this step. Here, you will need to change the Virtual Machine operating system version, as I show you which version you have to select while creating a new virtual machine. If you have selected that version then you won’t face problems so far after installing Virtualbox Extension Pack. Therefore, I will show you again which version you need to select for a new Virtual Machine.

#1: Open Virtualbox and select the created virtual machine and click the Settings button from the top.

Customize Virtual Machine

#2: Here, change the Virtual Machine Operating System version and select Mac OS X (64-bit) then click Ok button. However, some users might have selected MacOS 10.13 High Sierra but they have to select Mac OS X (64-bit).

Change Virtual Machine Operating System Version

Step 3: Select USB 3.0 Controller

Still, you have a problem? if yes then follow this step. use this step in case your mouse and keyboard are not working so far otherwise if you have fixed mouse and keyboard stuck using step 1 and step 2 then it sounds good.

#1: launch Virtualbox and select the created virtual machine and click the Settings button from the top.

Customize Virtual Machine

#2: Then, jump to USB option and select USB 3.0 (xHCI) Controller. afterward, click the small USB icon and include Logitech USB Reciever [1201]. then click Ok button.

Enable USB 3.0 Controller

Bottom Line

That’s all about Mouse & Keyboard stuck on macOS Mojave on Virtualbox. following these steps will fix the error on any Mac operating system on Virtualbox whether MacOS Catalina, macOS High Sierra or any other Mac OS. So, if you are using any of the Mac OS you are facing the same problem. Then follow our steps and it will work for you. Moreover, if our article was helpful to you then please let us know and give your feedback.

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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