How-to: Mice

What do the battery lights mean on my mouse?

Some keyboard and mouse models feature a battery light that shows the current status of the batteries. The following table describes the different lights and states.

Light

Device Model

Status

Single long green blink

Rechargeable

Batteries are good. This occurs when batteries are first installed or every time that the device is turned on.

Slow green blink

Rechargeable

Device is docked in the charging station and is charging properly.

Steady green

Rechargeable

Device is docked in the charging station and does not need additional charging.

Steady green

Presenter Mouse (Japanese version)

Laser pointer is on.

Red/green blink

Wireless

Device is discoverable (trying to connect to the transceiver).

Slow red blink

Non-rechargeable

Batteries are low and need to be replaced.

Slow red blink

Rechargeable

Batteries are low and need recharging.

Fast red blink

Rechargeable

Device is docked in the charging station, but there is a charging error.

Reasons for errors: The wrong type of battery is installed; the battery or batteries are missing; or the battery connection is bad.

Solutions: Make sure that the correct battery or batteries are installed, and are installed correctly. If necessary, remove the batteries, wipe them with a clean cloth, and reinsert them.

Steady red

Presenter Mouse (Standard version)

Laser pointer is on.

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