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How can I get a Bluetooth keyboard and mouse adjust for better reception

Want a better keyboard and mouse get? Look in the Bluetooth receiver. Receivers can be internal (the motherboard) or external (USB). Bluetooth signals span of 33 meters or 10 meters, so a mouse and keyboard should be able to work anywhere in this area, while the receiver is not blocked and there is no interference.


1. Find your Bluetooth receiver. Each computer is different. Laptops have a small round recipient, either on the side or front of the notebook base. Desktop computers, indoor or outdoor antenna or Bluetooth "dongle" that plugs into a USB port. Check your manual if necessary.


2. Place your keyboard and mouse to the side when an aluminum casing. Newton Peripherals recommend this step because before 2009 most Bluetooth receivers were on the side of notebook computers, and the cases of aluminum and magnesium blocking Bluetooth signals. Newer laptops have one receiver in front of the cabinet, allowing for better reception.


3. Avoid placing the mouse and keyboard directly to your desktop computer. The components built in front of the computer can block or interrupt the Bluetooth signal, so put your mouse and keyboard on the side or at an angle to the computer.


4. Interference check and surface. Bluetooth uses radio waves and FM radios can interfere with the signal. Make sure the devices are not turned FM. Make sure you're not the keyboard and mouse on a metal surface or reflective surfaces because both can interfere with transmission.

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Using a wireless mouse with a laptop is a convenient way to avoid using the laptop's built in mouse.

Moreover, even if you use an external mouse, carrying a wireless mouse is easier than the wired version.
Here is how to use a wireless mouse with a laptop.

Ensure that your laptop is compatible with a wireless mouse.
Most wireless mice use Bluetooth technology.
Any Bluetooth enabled laptop can connect to a Bluetooth wireless mouse.
Unpack your mouse and insert batteries to the battery chamber.
While doing so, make sure that the positive side of the battery is inserted into the positive niche in the compartment.

Place the mouse in a way that makes it easy for you to use and less stressful for your fingers.
Use a wireless receiver if your laptop does not have an built in wireless receiver (either Bluetooth or 802.11b).
It should be kept at least eight inches away from the laptop or any other object that would cause any interference.

Insert the drivers, if any, for the mouse to function properly.
Connect your receiver to the laptop by plugging in the mouse's USB connector to the USB port of the laptop.
If you do not have any free USB ports, simply use an external USB hub for more ports.


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You can purchase replacement receivers for many kinds of wireless mice, but for the price it will cost you are probably just better off buying a brand new mouse so that you know it will work correctly with the receiver.

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Most Bluetooth keyboards and mice are just Plug-n-Play and does not require any driver installation. You need to isolate the problem, please follow the steps below:

1. Make sure that the wireless adapter of your wireless KB and mouse is properly connected to the USB port of the computer.

2. Make sure that the USB ports of your computer are working.

3. Use fresh batteries for the KB and mouse.

4. After connecting the wireless dongle to the computer, turn on your KB and mouse (there should be an ON/OFF switch underneath).

5. Briefly press the connect button on the wireless dongle and then hold down the connect button underneath the mouse for five seconds and then release it.

6. Do the same steps for the KB.

Have a good day!

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