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I've often had the exact same problem! I've found that the following method works consistently to switch to the external adapter. Starting with the external bluetooth dongle unplugged: Turn off Bluetooth Wait about three seconds Plug in dongle Again, wait about three seconds Turn on Bluetooth This works every time for me. No rebooting or external ...


had the same issue and called apple. Reset your PRAM. Fixed the issue for me. Google for how to reset PRAM.


Be sure to click the mouse once to wake it up, because it will likely have gone to sleep.


Any slight bump of my Magic Mouse would cause the connection to drop. Nathaniel Symer's answer fixed it - just a slight bend of the cover to hold the batteries in place more firmly, and now even a 1cm drop doesn't lose the connection. Thanks!

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