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How to Reset your Logitech Wireless Mouse

It’s quite simple when it comes to how to reset your Logitech Wireless Mouse this is simply because only a few things usually go wrong. And in most cases, when your Logitech Mouse won’t connect to your computer, it could be a network issue. So, resetting your network could fix your Logitech Mouse not working.

Meanwhile, some Logitech wireless mouse doesn’t have the dedicated reset button to reset your Logitech wireless mouse. You can only reset these types of the Logitech Wireless mouse doing a power cycle or cold boot. Although, it’s easy to reset a Logitech wireless mouse with the reset button because you will be satisfied that the mouse is reset.

But in case your Logitech wireless mouse doesn’t have the reset button you can do a soft reset or follow the steps that we will discuss in this article.

How to Connect Logitech Wireless Mouse

The Logitech wireless mouse has an inbuilt power supply and a dongle or USB that the user will plug into the computer port. However, the Logitech dongle will be redundant without the Logitech software called the Logitech gaming software or Logitech advanced gaming software.

The Logitech gaming software helps to format, connect, and control the Logitech wireless mouse. So, without the Logitech Unifying software, your Logitech Wireless mouse won’t work.How to Reset your Logitech Wireless Mouse

Logitech Unifying Software

Logitech Unifying software is free software to format and control your Logitech wireless mouse. The software is free to download and it’s the basic need for the Logitech mouse to work with your system.

However, if you failed to install the Logitech Unifying software the mouse [wireless or Bluetooth] will not work and all effort to reset the mouse will be fruitless.

Therefore, before we proceed with the steps to take to reset your Logitech wireless mouse, we admonish you to download and install the Logitech Unifying software.

How to Reset your Logitech Wireless Mouse

How to reset your Logitech wireless mouse is what you can do following the few steps below.

  • Check your Logitech wireless mouse bottom.
  • Switch the button from OFF to ON.
  • Press and hold the Reset button for about 5 seconds.
  • Done.

The steps above reset your Logitech wireless mouse to default. If all things work out as expected, your Logitech wireless mouse will reset and fix all logs causing lagging in the wireless mouse.

However, if you are unable to reset your Logitech mouse if the mouse doesn’t have the reset button, you can try the following troubleshooting process.

How to Soft Reset your Logitech Wireless Mouse

This is a soft reset and it doesn’t alter any personal configuration. So, you want to also try this to see whether the wireless mouse error or not working or lagging experience will be cleared.

  • Unpair the Logitech wireless mouse.
  • Unplug the dongle.
  • Remove the mouse batteries or let them drain if the mouse is rechargeable.
  • Change the batteries to a new one or fully charge the mouse.
  • Plug the dongle into the computer port.
  • Pair the dongle again. 

Try to use the mouse to see whether it will work. And if it doesn’t, you may want to update the Logitech Unifying software.

Update Logitech Unifying Software

Updating your Logitech Unifying software is a basic necessity to keep your Logitech device secured and protected from attackers apart from fixing bugs or loopholes in the software that may cause your Logitech product [mouse or keyboard] not to function as expected.

  • Download the latest Logitech Unifying software for your Windows, Mac, and G900 Gaming mouse.
  • Launch the Logitech Unifying update tool on your device. For Mac users, unzip the updated file and launch the update installer.
  • Click on “Continue” on the welcome screen.
  • The Logitech software will screen your computer and detect whether there is an update needed.
  • If the tools detect that you need to update your device you will be prompted to click on the “Update” tab.
  • And if the Logitech Unifying software is up-to-date the tool will notify you and prompted you to close the updating tool.

You should try to use Logitech wireless mouse to see whether it has started working. Meanwhile, endeavor to restart your computer if there is an update available for you using the Logitech Unifying update tool.

Use MousePad instead of Flat Surface

The mouse might not be bad after all or there might be no Unifying software update available for your device yet. However, the error could emanate from using the mouse without a MousePad.

Also, operating your system from a far distance from the receiver may cause the mouse functionality to thwart. So, you want to ensure that you maintain a reasonable distance between the mouse and the computer receiving the signal from the dongle.

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