The computer mouse is one of the most important and indispensable devices to use. With the advantages of being wire-free, but it requires batteries to function. So the issue of how long battery life is always received a lot of concern from users.
Battery life of a wireless mouse depends on many factors: how the mouse is used, the battery quality, and the mouse quality. So someone who uses the mouse for up to 3 years has not had to change the battery, but someone after 1 month had to replace the battery for their mouse.
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No factor can accurately determine the battery life of a wireless mouse, but the following tips can help you extend the battery life of your mouse.
Power off when not using a mouse
Sometimes the habit of not turning off the mouse after use is the cause of the battery draining quickly. Even though your wireless mouse supports auto-pause after a few minutes of inactivity, it is still advisable to turn it off manually to save battery power.
So after using, remember to turn off the mouse, with the small switch in the battery cover below, this switch can be used to turn the mouse on or off.
Use a wireless mouse on an appropriate surface
Many mouse models can work on any surface these days, but ones like glass make the sensor surface work as much as possible, which consumes more energy. For best use, you can use a black mouse pad to minimize slipping and drain the battery.
Use a high quality battery
Batteries from reputable brands that can be recharged many times will increase the time you use your mouse, but they will cost more than conventional batteries.
Note the distance between the mouse and the receiver
The farther away the wireless mouse is from the receiver, the more energy is consumed from the battery. Don’t let them be too far apart.
Utilize keyboard shortcuts, instead of a mouse
For every wireless mouse move or click, its laser sensor consumes battery power, so combining keyboard shortcuts with keyboard shortcuts helps to save more battery power.
Avoid interference with other electronic devices
Metal surfaces and other wireless electronics can use frequencies to interfere with the wireless mouse you are using, resulting in more battery drain in the end. If this happens, keep these electronic devices away from the wireless mouse.