How to connect a Surface Mobile Mouse to your computer

Having a new Surface Mobile Mouse and getting stuck on how to connect it your Surface or computer? Here we have an easy and detail guide on how to do that.

How to connect Surface Mobile Mouse

The Surface Mobile Mouse is the latest and the most affordable modern mouse ever created by Microsoft. It was introduced at the same as the launch of Microsoft Surface Go on July 10, 2018. It’s light, portable, and available in three rich colors including Burgundy, Platinum, and Cobalt Blue. It’s a perfect companion for any mobile computing including the Microsoft Surface Go, Pro, Laptop, Book, or any other laptops.

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 Mobile 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 Mobile Mouse can be connected to any Surface devices you have.

  1. Connecting Surface Mobile Mouse via Swift Pair Feature
  2. Connecting Surface Mobile Mouse via Bluetooth Setting

Connecting Surface Mobile Mouse via Swift Pair Feature

The Bluetooth Swift Pair is a new feature available in Windows 10 (version 1803 or later) and latest Bluetooth peripherals. This feature allows the user to quick and easy connecting supported closed by Bluetooth peripherals via a simple actionable notification. As the Surface Mobile Mouse also support this feature, so you should know how to use this feature:

Step 1: Entering Pairing Mode

  1. First, make sure your computer supports Bluetooth LE 4.0 and Windows 10 (version 1803 or later).
  2. On Surface Mobile Mouse, make sure you’ve turned it on by pressing the Bluetooth button under the mouse. The LED light will turn on accordingly.
    Turn on Surface Mobile Mouse
  3. Now press and hold the Bluetooth button for three to five seconds. The LED light under the mouse will blink slowly until it gets paired.
    Enter Pairing Mode on Surface Mobile Mouse

Step 2: Accepting the Connection Request on your Computer

  1. Place the Surface Mobile Mouse near your PC.
  2. In a few seconds, Windows will show you a notification.
  3. Click the Connect button to start the pairing process.
    Accept the Bluetooth Swift Pair Request
  4. It will pop up a message to let you know after it’s successfully connecting your Surface Mobile Mouse.
    Bluetooth Swift Pair Connection Successful

Connecting Surface Mobile Mouse via Bluetooth Setting

If the first option doesn’t work well for you, you can try to connect with the traditional pairing methods in Bluetooth Settings. To do so.

  1. Put your Surface Mobile Mouse in Pairing Mode by follows the steps above.
  2. 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
  3. Click “Add Bluetooth or other device
    Add Bluetooth or other device
  4. Select Bluetooth
    Choose Bluetooth type
  5. Select “Surface Mobile Mouse”
    Add the Surface Mobile Mouse
  6. Click Done
    Surface Mobile Mouse Connected Successfully

You can now use your Surface Mobile 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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Here are some of our favorite accessories for Microsoft Surface Mobile Mouse you might want to check out:

Microsoft Surface Mobile Mouse (Silver)
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The Surface Mobile Mouse is a perfect companion mouse for every Surface users who want an affordable and ultra-slim mouse for their mobile computing. It offers the latest technologies from Microsoft including a new metallic scroll wheel and Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard center capability for advanced configurations. See at Amazon

Energizer Rechargeable AA and AAA Battery Charger (Recharge Pro) with 4 AA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries
$20.79 $13.19

If you’re tired of buying new replacement batteries for your accessories, you might want to pick up this rechargeable battery charger from Energizer. It can charge both AA and AAA batteries up to four batteries at the same time. With its neat indicator system, it can visually and audibly let you know about the battery charging status. See at Amazon

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When you choose to use rechargeable batteries, you’d better looking for high capacity ones with a long lifespan. This rechargeable AAA battery from EBL has a high capacity of 1,000 mAh up to 1,100 mAh and can be recharged up to 1200 times. It also has a low self-discharge that it still maintains 80% of capacity after 3 years of unused. See at Amazon

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