Wireless mouse is very handy to use, that’s why they are very popular among PC and laptop users.
If the wireless mouse is not working on your Windows 10 laptop then there could be many reasons behind it. In this blog, we will discuss those reasons and find solutions.
Here Are The Methods To Solve Wireless Mouse Not Working Issue on Windows 10 Laptop
- Turn-On the Wi-Fi
- Check for batteries in your mouse
- Disabling the Fast Startup Option
- Check your mouse
- Restart your PC
- Update Wi-Fi Driver
Turn-On The Wi-Fi in the PC:
First, you need to make sure that your Laptop’s Wi-Fi is turned on. You can turn it on from settings.
Note: Nowadays there are some Laptops that have different types of Wi-Fi buttons with them. See the image below:
So, You need to keep the wi-fi button turned on from both settings and the button.
Check Batteries in Your Mouse:
A wireless mouse works on batteries. Maybe there is some problem with your mouse batteries. You can replace the batteries and check if the mouse is working.
It is the second easiest method that can fix your wi-fi mouse issue on your Windows PC or Laptop. Of Course, checking wi-fi settings is the easiest method.
Disable The Hybrid Sleep Option on Your PC:
- Click on the Start Menu.
- Now search “Power Options” and click on it.
- Now click on “What Power Options Can Do”.
- Now go to the shutdown settings.
- Now here you will see an option to turn off the fast startup option.
- You should uncheck this option.
- Now save the changes you have made.
- Restart your PC
- Check Your Mouse
Now you should check if your mouse is fully functional or not. You should connect your mouse to some other laptop. If your wi-fi mouse is not working even on that laptop then it means there is some hardware issue on your mouse.
And if your mouse is working on another laptop or PC, then it means there is something wrong with your PC or laptop.
Restart Your PC
Restarting a PC is the easiest way to fix many problems in your PC. Sometimes you are struggling with a problem and just restarting your PC solves it in seconds. So, you should try it and who knows you might get lucky.
Update Wi-Fi Drivers:
Maybe your wireless mouse is not working on your Windows 10 laptop because the wi-fi drivers are outdated. Drivers help hardware to function on your PC.
There are two methods to update wi-fi drivers one is manual and another is automatic. I am going to describe both of them, you can choose whichever is suitable for you.
Manual Method to Update Wi-Fi Drivers:
Step 1: search device manager from the start menu
Step 2: Search wi-fi driver in the list.
Step 3: Right-click on the driver.
Step 4: Now click on update driver software.
Step 5: Click on “Search automatically for updated drivers”
Now your wi-fi drivers will be updated and it should fix the wi-fi mouse not working issue on the laptop.
Update WI-FI Drivers Using A Software:
Step 1: Download IObit Driver Booster from the official website.
Step 2: Now click on the downloaded file. And follow the instructions. i.e. click next.
Step 3: Now click on the SCAN button.
Step 4: Now you will see all the outdated drivers on your PC.
Step 5: Click on the update all button. Now all of your drivers will be updated.
Or you can only update a single driver by clicking on the update button in front of it.
Now, It should fix the wireless mouse not working on your Windows 10 laptop or PC.
So, these were the easiest methods to fix the wi-fi mouse problems in your Windows 10 computer.
How do I fix my mouse sensor not working?
It could be because some object is blocking the optical portion of your mouse. It could be anything, like paper, dust, etc. You should clean that portion to fix your mouse issue.
What is the average lifespan of a computer mouse?
Generally, a mouse can be used for 3 years.
Does turning off a wireless mouse save batteries?
Yes, you should turn your mouse off when you are not working on it. If you don’t turn it off and shut down your computer, your mouse will keep working and exhaust the batteries.
Why Is My Mouse Not moving?
It could be because the batteries in your mouse are exhausted.
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Priyanka Sharma is a technical content writer at SoftAppWorld. Her keen interest is in testing different kinds of software and writing reviews about them. Her goal is to help people with software reviews and how-to guides. In her free time, she likes to create different kinds of sketches and designs. You can find her on LinkedIn