How to connect a Surface Arc Mouse

The Surface Arc Mouse is the latest and the most portable mouse ever created by Microsoft. It was introduced at the same as the launch of Microsoft Surface Laptop on May 2nd, 2017. It’s a premium mouse that is very slim, light, and available in three different colors the light gray, burgundy, and cobalt blue.

This mouse uses the Bluetooth low energy version 4.0/4.1 to connect to your laptops or desktops. So make sure your computer has a built-in Bluetooth module or a Bluetooth adapter version 4.0 or later. Read on to see how to connect your Surface Arc Mouse to your computer.

Note All Surface devices including Surface RT are equipped with a Bluetooth module that supports Bluetooth low energy version 4.0. So the Surface Arc Mouse can be connected to any Surface devices you have.

How to connect Surface Arc Mouse to your Computer

The Surface Arc Mouse can only pair to a single computer at a time, so every time you change computer, you will need to pair it again. To connect your Microsoft Surface Mouse to computer:

  1. Make sure your computer supports Bluetooth LE 4.0 or later and have it turned on
  2. On Surface Arc Mouse, make sure you turn it on by bending the mouse into a snap curve position.
    Turning on the Surface Arc Mouse
  3. Press and hold the Bluetooth button for three to five seconds. The laser light under the mouse will blink slowly until it gets paired.
    Enable pairing mode on Surface Arc Mouse
  4. On your computer, press or click the Action Center icon, press and hold or right-click the Bluetooth button, Select Go to Settings
    Opening Bluetooth Settings Page
  5. Click “Add Bluetooth or other device
    Add Bluetooth or other device
  6. Select Bluetooth
    Choose Bluetooth type
  7. Select “Surface Arc Mouse”
    Add a device > Select Surface Arc Mouse
  8. Click Done
    Your device is ready for Surface Arc Mouse

You can now use your Surface Arc Mouse on your Windows 10 PC. If you have any questions or problems with the procedures detailed in this tutorial, please leave a comment below.

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