or....you could have just bought the newer iMac, sold the BT mouse and keyboard and plug in some usb mouse and keyboard. Bluetooth menu icon Bluetooth status Bluetooth turned on, but there are no devicesconnectedto the Mac. I have a simple Logitech wireless mouse at home, the really basic model, but it works like a charm every time, has never failed me once. That worked fine for me. this content
more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed It's always a problem. docbombay "Everything should be made as simple as possible--but not simpler." -- Albert Einstein Reply With Quote 06-12-2010,09:12 AM #2 prrs4me View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Mar 07, 2010 Nevertheless, the only possible difference my mom would have noticed with the newer iMac otherwise is that it has a higher resolution display that would be much more difficult for her
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3081 share|improve this answer answered Mar 16 '11 at 11:38 g . 2,28622031 Somehow this did not work for me at least once or twice. I clicked a few times, and boom, the mouse connected. Sign in to add this to Watch Later Add to Loading playlists... Everything works fine now! 11/04/2011 by cwisniewski Thank You for posting your solution as this was also mine!!!!! 10/01/2014 by chad I had the same problem and It worked for me.
After the fact, I found out that I can use Command-Option-Esc to force quit (could have probably done so with Sys. I tried your keyboard instructions but nothing happened. share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply thetruth1985, Oct 4, 2010 thetruth1985 macrumors 6502 Joined: Sep 17, 2010 #4 The batteries were low on my Magic Mouse Won't Connect If issues persist, try starting up your Mac insingle-user modeto see whether a software issue is causing the issue.
Another trick is to try rotating the batteries around by rolling your fingers over them to ensure the spring is pushed out. Wait for the computer to restart and return to the desktop, then power on the wireless mouse. But to imply, such as you did, that it is ALWAYS a problem is just not true.Click to expand... why not try these out How do they know that they shouldn't take your comments literally?Click to expand...
If the device isn’t showing, make sure the device is turned using the steps outlined above. Magic Mouse Not Scrolling HBT 159,266 views 4:51 SAVE YOUR MAGIC MOUSE FROM LEAKED BATTERIES / TEARDOWN HD - Duration: 7:26. Categories: MacOSX Repair Mouse Battery Paired mouse Bluetooth « MacOS X: changing argv -- the troll erred OpenSSH » Recent Posts Komments Mum Synology NAS & rsync PGP & TLS updates share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply RaceTripper, Nov 13, 2010 RaceTripper macrumors 68030 Joined: May 29, 2007 #12 lwien said: ↑ General statements like
I just felt it necessary to counter what you said with a more realistic approach rather than use a broad brush to state that BT flat out, does not work with news the indignity of plugging in a Microsoft mouse to enable the Apple one... But then:$ mdfind bluetoothand some < Cmd-arrow > scrolling led to spotting a useful candidate:open /System/Library/CoreServices/Bluetooth\ Setup\ Assistant.appThis setup assistant searched for discoverable devices; I quickly power-cycled the mouse (!!) to Avoid putting metal objects between your wireless device and your Mac. Mac Trackpad Not Working
I had to buy a mouse pad, to get to the bluetooth to press the connect . Mouse keeps losing connection to MBP while I'm working. Hoping someone has an answer. have a peek at these guys If it does, that key is functioning correctly.
Violà! Magic Mouse 2 Not Connecting Plus sometimes it loses connection for no reason at all, and again I must use another mouse to get things going. How to make a good diagram arrow Do electronics distributers test each component before sending them out?
But to imply, such as you did, that it is ALWAYS a problem is just not true. Next time it happens, I'll try this tip. It connects to Mac OS X via Bluetooth (a wireless communication technology). Reset Magic Mouse The Keyboard Viewer showing the keyboard layout appears on your display.
Click the Bluetooth icon to identify the affected device, then recharge the device orreplace its batteries. Copyright © Apple Inc. Sign in to add this video to a playlist. http://da4design.com/magic-mouse/apple-mac-wireless-mouse-not-working.php Learn more about what to do if yourtrackpad isn't tracking correctly.
Thank you 02/03/2015 by antonio yeah thanks a lot it works now cwisniewki 03/18/2015 by Kojo Ameyaw Thank you Thank you it worked! 04/01/2015 by Elango R Worked for me too! Click "Yes" to confirm that you want to delete the configuration settings.