Fix Issues with Bluetooth® Mouse

What are the issues with Bluetooth mouse. Discuss tips to fix the problems.


Pointing devices make the working on a computer easier. They provide ready access to the required options without having to navigate from one menu to the another. Mouse is one of the most common pointing devices. They are mainly classified into two different types; wired and wireless. Wireless mouse are normally Bluetooth-enabled and they make use of Bluetooth connections to connect with the system. Bluetooth mouse provides users with flexibility. As Bluetooth connections have very wide range, users can make use of the mouse at far greater distances than normal wired mouse. Bluetooth mouse is very simple to use and users can directly pair the Bluetooth mouse with the system for ready use. However, some users might face problems while using Bluetooth mouse. These issues include mouse not connecting, mouse working very slow, lag when using the mouse, errors etc. Bluetooth mouse in your system might not be connecting because of many reasons such as problems with Bluetooth drivers, issues within system files associated with Bluetooth drivers, errors within the Bluetooth connection service etc.


Following are the ways to resolve the issue of Bluetooth mouse not connecting:




  • Check drivers

  • Verify system files

  • Restart Bluetooth service



Check drivers



Bluetooth mouse installed on your system works with the help of drivers. Drivers are the link between mouse and operating system installed on the system. Any problems with Bluetooth drivers would directly affect the functioning of mouse. All users having Bluetooth mouse issues are advised to check the drivers installed on the system using Device Manager and if Bluetooth mouse drivers are found incompatible, incorrect or outdated, they would have to be replaced with correct versions to resolve the issues.



Verify system files



Bluetooth mouse drivers installed on your system are associated with some of the system files in the operating system. If these system files are having some issues, then functioning of Bluetooth mouse would be affected. All Bluetooth mouse users having connection issues with Bluetooth are advised to check the integrity of system files in the operating system using sfc/ scannow command in CMD and if system files are found damaged, repairing the operating system using default operating system repair tool would fix the issue.



Restart Bluetooth service


Bluetooth mouse connected to your system works with Bluetooth related service. Sometimes, this service develops some errors when in use and this would cause failure of connection. In such cases, the problem can be resolved by restarting the Bluetooth related service using the services.msc command in RUN and clearing off all errors. Users are also advised to restart the system when doing so.




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