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: Burgundy, Platinum, and Cobalt Blue. It’s a perfect companion for any mobile computing device, including the Microsoft Surface Go, Pro, Laptop, Book, or other laptops.

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

Note All Surface devices, including Surface RT, have a Bluetooth module that supports Bluetooth low energy version 4.0. So, the Surface Mobile Mouse can be connected to any Surface device you have.

Connecting Surface Mobile Mouse via Swift Pair Feature

The Bluetooth Swift Pair is a new feature in Windows 10 (version 1803 or later) and the latest Bluetooth peripherals. This feature lets users connect easily to supported closed Bluetooth peripherals via a simple, actionable notification. As the Surface Mobile Mouse also supports 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. Turn the Surface Mobile Mouse 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 connected to 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 following the steps above.
  2. Press or click the Action Center icon on your computer, hold or right-click the Bluetooth button, and Select Go to Settings.
    Opening Bluetooth Settings Page
  3. Click ” Add Bluetooth or another 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. Please comment below if you have any questions or problems with the procedures detailed in this tutorial.

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