The new macOS Catalina 10.15.6 replace has efficiently addressed an intermittent bug that meant 2020 MacEbook Air and MacEbook Pro fashions would randomly disconnect USB 2.0 equipment.
With the new launch of macOS Catalina 10.15.6, Apple has fastened a problem that meant USB 2.0 gadgets akin to keyboards or mice would disconnect from the newest MacEbook Air, or 13-inch MacEbook Pro, seemingly at random. Previously, one of the best workaround was to restart the machines, however that did not reliably repair the difficulty.
The Catalina replace “[resolves] an issue where certain USB mouse and trackpads may lose connection,” says Apple, in its launch notes. As is typical for a quick launch word, there are not any additional particulars concerning the repair.
However, the repair has not as but been utilized to the newest beta variations of the forthcoming macOS Big Sur. While the primary developer betas of that have been launched after information broke of the issue, testers have reported having the identical downside.
Users on Big Sur or the earlier model of Catalina say that the issue may be briefly resolved by rebooting, disconnecting and reconnecting a USB hub, or different such workarounds. Certain docks such because the CalDigit Thunderbolt Three dock circumvent the difficulty by at all times taking USB 2.0 gadgets and presenting them to the host Mac as if they’re USB 3.0.