Can you tell us which parts were out of date so we can update them? If you’ve done all this and it doesn’t work, it’s just time to replace your mouse. Some mice, such as the Apple Magic Mouse 2, require charging instead of new batteries. Try restarting your computer. Do I need to have a wireless keyboard in order to use a wireless mouse?

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Do I need to have a wireless keyboard in order to use a wireless mouse? Not Helpful 2 Helpful 7. If your mouse doesn’t start moving, try turning it off and then back wwireless.

This option is near the middle of the page. You can fix this by purchasing a Bluetooth adapter.

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If so, go through the Bluetooth device connection wizard via Control Panel. If you haven’t used the mouse in several months, consider replacing the batteries even if they were new when you inserted them.


You could try to order a new one or find one at a local electronics store. Consult the afiva manual to find out if your mouse has a pairing button and where it is located.

After a few seconds, you should see the mouse show up in the “Bluetooth” window. It’s the apple-shaped icon in the top-left corner of the screen.

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A wikiHow Staff Editor reviewed this article to make sure it’s helpful and accurate. Cookies make wikiHow better. Not Helpful 4 Helpful 6. Already answered Not a question Keyboqrd question Other. Click Devices and Printers. There are two types of wireless mouse: Wait for your mouse to finish connecting. Some bluetooth mouse have a pairing button that must be pressed after the mouse is powered on before it will be visible to the computer.


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It’s not possible to have it connect through WiFi. Make sure that your mouse has batteries. The mouse may be Bluetooth, in which case you’ll need to determine if your laptop is Bluetooth-enabled.

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Try the mouse with a different computer and see if it works. Once it completes, you should be able to move the on-screen cursor with your mouse.

What do I do now? Answer this question Flag as Computer Mouse Devices Wireless Technology. How can I reconnect my Bluetooth mouse in Windows 7? If your laptop is not Bluetooth-enabled, you will not be able to use that mouse.