How do I set up my new magic mouse?

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by StrangeMagic, Mar 26, 2012.

  1. StrangeMagic macrumors newbie

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    #1
    My magic mouse was giving me issues. It was intermittently not enabling me to navigate side to side. I called Apple since I'm still under AppleCare and they sent me a replacement one.

    If I click on Set up Blue Tooth, turn off the old mouse then turn on the new, it will detect the new mouse but the it never connects and I cannot move the cursor. I'm also challenged because, without a connected mouse, I cannot maneuver anywhere...

    Am I doing something wrong? Is it because my imac is used to the old mouse and needs to be reset?

    I'm sorry if this is a dense question but I've been futzing around with this for over a half hour....

    Thanks
     
  2. Spikestrip macrumors member

    Spikestrip

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    California
    #2
    While the computer is looking for the mouse during the Bluetooth setup, quickly turn the switch off and back on again. This can sometimes bump it into behaving correctly.
     

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