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How to Connect a Bluetooth or RF Wireless Mouse

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How to Connect a Bluetooth or RF Wireless Mouse

The wireless mouse helps every individual in operating their computer without the hassle of managing wires and instead makes the working experience much more presentable. Although wired mouse does portray fast sensitivity, still wireless mouse proves to be much more effective in limited space or while traveling.

Mainly there are two types of wireless mouse available for general use. This includes wireless Bluetooth mouse and wireless RF mouse, that pairs to an external receiver which is inserted in the USB port. If you have a wireless RF mouse, then refer to the steps below to pair it with your computer or laptop.

  • Insert the receiver of the mouse inside a USB port on your system before turning on your wireless mouse.
  • Let the drivers of the receiver installed on your system.
  • After the drivers get installed and your system registers the receiver, then insert batteries in your wireless mouse or per-charge it if it is a chargeable mouse like Apple Magic Mouse 2.
  • Now switch on your wireless mouse by toggling a small button on the bottom side of the mouse.

If a user is unable to spot the power button on their wireless mouse, then they can refer to the manual that comes with every device.

  • After switching on the power button, flip the mouse and press the small button on the top to connect the mouse with its receiver.

Many modern mouse provides users with “plug and play” feature which eliminates the need of manually connecting the wireless mouse with its receiver.

  • Then try to move your mouse while keeping it on a smooth surface and test if the wireless connection is established correctly.

By correctly going through the steps mentioned above, a wireless RF mouse user can easily connect their wireless mouse with their computer. If you have a Bluetooth based wireless mouse than refer to the steps below to pair it with your Windows 10 computer device.

  • Switch on your wireless mouse by toggling a small button at the bottom of the mouse. Do consider changing the batteries of your mouse if you haven’t operated since few months.
  • Now head to the start menu on your computer by pressing the window key from your keyboard.
  • After that, choose the “Settings” option from the start panel.
  • Then from the “Windows setting menu” select the “Devices” option.
  • Now from the list of available options, select “Bluetooth and other devices” button.
  • After that, users will have to toggle on the switch which is right under the Bluetooth option to enable Bluetooth services on your computer.
  • Then select the “Bluetooth” button which would present you with various options. Choose “Add a device” option to start scanning for devices nearby.
  • Now long press the pairing button from your wireless mouse to make it visible to your computer Bluetooth.
  • Now search for the name of your mouse from the list of devices available from for computers Bluetooth search.
  • As soon as you see the name of your wireless Bluetooth mouse, select it to pair it with your computer.

Users can turn their mouse off and back on if the wireless device name does not paper on their Bluetooth device search. Hopefully, by following the steps mentioned above in proper order, users can easily pair their wireless Bluetooth mouse with their computer.

Source url:- http://ww-norton.com/how-to-connect-a-bluetooth-or-rf-wireless-mouse/

Ava williams is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Norton security products at norton.com/setup.

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