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Microsoft Surface Mouse Not Working

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Whether you need a computer for web browsing, for work, or a tool for your kids, the Microsoft Surface is a great choice. The Surface is a line of tablet computers created by Microsoft that offers several features and uses. Some users have reported issues with its mouse, however.

If your Microsoft Surface mouse is not working try going to the right side of your screen, swiping in from the right side, and pressing and holding Bluetooth. Select Settings and make sure the Bluetooth is turned on, select Mouse, and then select Pair.

Another option if having issues with the mouse working properly is to the Bluetooth troubleshooter by going to Start, Settings, Update and Security, and select Troubleshoot. Then go to Find and Fix Other Problems, select Bluetooth, and then choose Run the Troubleshooter.

Microsoft Surface Mouse Disappears

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Occasionally, like with any computer, you may run into issues trying to run a program or get it to respond to a command. Microsoft offers a great online help website for many issues that may occur. One popular search for help has been with its mouse feature.

If your Microsoft Surface mouse disappears, go to the Control Panel and select the Mouse. From there choose Pointer Options and uncheck the Hide Pointer While Typing feature. This should solve your issue of the mouse disappearing.

The Bluetooth driver on your Microsoft Surface may also need updating. Right-click on the Start menu, select Device Manager, and select Bluetooth. On the Bluetooth driver select Update Driver. Select if you want Automatic Update or Manual Update and then follow the onscreen instructions. Once done with the update, restart your computer.

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Microsoft Surface Mouse Keeps Jumping

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If you notice that your Surface mouse seems to be jumping around it may just be due to human error. The palm of your hand may accidentally be touching the mouse pad while you are typing, causing the mouse to jump around. But what if that is not the issue causing it to jump?

If your Microsoft Surface mouse keeps jumping you need to go try changing the cursor speed. Go to Settings, Devices, Touchpad, and then change the cursor speed setting. After that check for any updates to run and then restart your computer.

Some users have found that their mouse cursor is jumping due to faulty hardware. Others have discovered that a driver is outdated and needs an update and a hard reset. It is also possible that your computer can detect Malware and need a virus scan using a third-party program to run a scan and fix the issue.

Microsoft Surface Mouse Not Connecting

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The Microsoft Surface has become a very popular device among tablet users. School teachers are using it, and college students and even professional sports teams such as the NFL are finding uses for the Surface. One complaint though has been connectivity issues with its mouse.

If you find that your Microsoft Surface mouse is not connecting, swipe in from the right side of your screen and select Settings while holding the Bluetooth button. With Bluetooth on, select Mouse and then Pair.

Another troubleshooting method to try is checking the status of your drivers. A corrupted or outdated driver can also cause issues with your mouse. To solve this try uninstalling the mouse driver and reinstall it, then restart your Surface and check the status of your mouse again.

If your mouse is connecting but the keyboard isn’t, first check all cords and their connections. Then try disconnecting the keyboard from the USB port and plugging back into a different USB port. Go then and plug your keyboard back into your Surface and restart your device. If that is still unsuccessful try plugging the keyboard into a different device to check to see if it may be defective.

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Microsoft Surface Mouse Not Turning On

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One of the great features of the Microsoft Surface is the optional keyboard you can connect that turns it into an instant laptop. While this is a great feature, it does require it to run an additional device. Anytime you run an external device, there is a chance of connectivity issues occurring.

When your Microsoft Surface mouse does not turn on, use your keyboard to navigate to Control Panel, Open Devices, and Printers, and click Add Device. This will re-enumerate the Bluetooth receiver so that the mouse can be detected once again.

If using a wired mouse connecting to the USB port and you are having issues start by disconnecting and reconnecting to a different USB port. You may also disconnect and connect to a different device to check if it works on that different device. This will show if you have an issue with your Surface port or if the mouse is defective or needs new batteries.

Microsoft Surface Mouse Paired But Not Working

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When connecting and using external devices with a computer or tablet, issues can occur. Most of the time a simple reconnection is all that is needed. Other times your computer may need an update and/or restart, but what if you notice a device is paired but still not working?

If your Microsoft Surface mouse is paired but not working you will need to first try switching the Bluetooth off and on again. If that doesn’t seem to resolve the issue then restart your computer. You may also want to check the battery status of your mouse.

Another issue closely related with the Surface Pro touchpad not working properly. Go to Enable Touchpad in the settings as it could have been disconnected by a user or an app that was used recently. Go to Settings, Touchpad, and then make sure the switch is turned on.

Microsoft Surface Mouse Right Click Not Working

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Devices today have come up with some unique and convenient ways of incorporating a mouse. Some are built internally on the device while others still need an external mouse via Bluetooth or through a USB plug. For external mice, there are issues occasionally to troubleshoot.

When using your Microsoft Surface and you notice the right click not working first check the Bluetooth connection and unpair the mouse. Go to Mouse and Other Pointer Devices to uninstall the mouse driver and then reinstall it. Make sure Bluetooth is on and then pair the device.

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If your Microsoft Surface Arc mouse needs to be reset, press and hold the power button for 30 seconds then release it. Next, press the volume up button and power button for 15 seconds even if you notice a logo pop up on the screen, then release both buttons at the same time. After about 10 seconds, press the power button again to turn it back on.

Microsoft Surface Mouse Keeps Disconnecting

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The Microsoft Surface has become a popular device among tablet users today. Its unique features and accessories make it a great option for many different professions including students and young kids. Unfortunately many have discussed connection issues via Bluetooth devices.

If your Microsoft Surface mouse keeps disconnecting, try removing all Bluetooth-connected devices. Then disconnect Surface Type Cover and reconnect to reinstall and connect back. Add Bluetooth device and reconnect the mouse again.

Another troubleshooting method to try if experiencing a disconnected mouse is to turn Airplane mode on for 15 seconds and then back off again. After that try reconnecting the mouse by going to settings and choosing pair. Check to see if the light on the mouse is on and if so you should be reconnected to your Microsoft Surface once again.

Microsoft Surface Mouse No Light

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While using your Microsoft Surface, like any device, you may occasionally come across some issues or connectivity problems. If or when this happens, it is often easily corrected using a couple of different approaches. This includes issues while using external devices as well.

If your Microsoft Surface mouse has no light, first try changing the batteries in the mouse. Then, swipe from the right side of your screen, and select Bluetooth while holding down the Bluetooth button. Make sure Bluetooth is on, select Mouse, and pair it.

Microsoft Surface Mouse Not Detected

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Microsoft Surface users have found that they may be more productive by connecting their tablet to the optional external keyboard and mouse. Although, when using external devices you may run into more connectivity issues, such as with the keyboard or mouse.

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If your Microsoft Surface mouse is not detected, try changing the batteries first. If the batteries are not the issue, try re-configuring the mouse by pressing and holding the button for 3-5 seconds then pair your mouse again.

To help troubleshoot issues, try running the Windows Troubleshooter. It will scan and search online for solutions and try to fix them. If not, it will give links for things to try. Press the Windows key to access the settings, and select Update, and Security, on the left side panel choose Troubleshoot. Select the Bluetooth and run the Troubleshoot and then reconnect the mouse to your Surface.

Microsoft Surface Mouse Not Responding

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Microsoft Surface owners have loved the option to connect to external devices such as the keyboard and mouse. Occasionally when using external devices problems can arise. Connectivity issues are most common and can mostly be corrected quickly and easily.

If your Microsoft Surface mouse is not responding, first try restarting the device. If that doesn’t work check for driver updates by running the Surface Diagnostic Toolkit. This takes approximately 15 minutes to run, this installs any updates needed. Restart your Surface when done.

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Microsoft Surface Mouse Roller Not Working

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The evolution of the computer mouse has seen some interesting changes over time. Some have a new design while others have stayed with the original layout. Unfortunately, the more working parts present a higher possibility for more issues to occur.

As a general rule, if your Microsoft Surface mouse roller isn’t working, try cleaning it. Unplug the mouse and using a can of compressed air, blow out all around the roller as dust can collect.

Another approach you can try is to go to the Device Manager and double-click the mouse and other pointing devices. Then right-click on the mouse and choose to uninstall. Restart the device and using Windows reinstall the driver for the mouse. Once done, restart the computer and check the mouse roller again.

Microsoft Surface Mouse Not clicking

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The Microsoft Surface has become a popular tablet for many different types of users. Ranging from students to professional sports teams, many people have fallen in love with one of Microsoft’s newest devices.

If you find that your Microsoft Surface mouse is not clicking first change the batteries if wireless, If it is plugged into USB try another port. If it has a reset button on the bottom, press it and hold for 5-10 seconds.

Another option for advanced users is to modify the registry. To do so, run the registry repair application by installing and running it. Click Scan Now to run and detect any errors then click Repair All to fix any errors that it detects.

Microsoft Surface Mouse Not Scrolling

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The Microsoft Surface allows for the best of both worlds, having the option to easily convert from a tablet into a laptop with its external keyboard and mouse. Occasionally issues do arise when using external devices.

If you find your Microsoft Surface mouse not scrolling try cleaning it with compressed air as dust can collect along with the roller. If that doesn’t work, change the batteries out if using a wireless mouse, if not then switch to a different USB port.

If you find that your mouse is not scrolling or responding correctly here are a few things to try before you decide to go out and purchase a new one. Use compressed air to clean out, change the batteries, change the scrolling options, change USB ports if not wireless, or finally update the mouse driver.

If you find that your Microsoft Surface mouse is not working properly, swipe in from the right side, and press and hold the Bluetooth button. Go to Settings, make sure the Bluetooth is turned on, and select Mouse, then select Pair.

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