How to Install a Wireless Mouse for Use With Your Mac Laptop

How to Install a Wireless Mouse for Use With Your Mac Laptop. Using a wireless mouse is a great way to make your Mac laptop more convenient, flexible and truly portable. The touchpad is fine for limited use, but if your laptop is your primary computer--as it is for so many--you'll eventually want the comfort and precision of a mouse without the setup and storage hassles of cables.

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Install two AA batteries in your wireless mouse.

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Turn your mouse over, then slide the power switch over to cover the light.

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Open your utilities folder to locate the "Bluetooth Setup Assistant."

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Open the Setup Assistant then click "Continue."

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Choose the "Mouse" option on the "Select Device Type" panel.

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Turn on your mouse by sliding the power switch so the light is not covered.

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Click "Continue" on your computer when the light on the mouse starts to flash.

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Choose the mouse from the "Setup Assistant" listing then click "Continue."

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Click "Continue" again when the Assistant window says that the installation was successful.

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Click "Quit" to exit setup.