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Every time I put new batteries into my magic mouse, it need to plug in an additional usb mouse to reconnect, and then, for about a week, the mouse will periodically lose connection throughout the day. Sometimes it will reconnect on its own, other times I'll need to manually do it. After about a week, it sorts itself out, and works fine.

Anyone else have this issue, and if so, were you able to fix it?

I have had multiple magic mouses, and I am pretty sure I had this issue on my old imac as well as my current mac pro.
 
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Machine and operating system details will help greatly. Has Bluetooth builtin or a dongle, and if so Bluetooth version?

How far from the Mac Pro is the mouse? In my Mac Pro days it would seem the metal case would interfere with the Bluetooth signal. As the BT card is at the top, I placed the switched on mouse on top of the case overnight without turning off the Mac Pro.
 
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Every time I put new batteries into my magic mouse, it need to plug in an additional usb mouse to reconnect, and then, for about a week, the mouse will periodically lose connection throughout the day. Sometimes it will reconnect on its own, other times I'll need to manually do it. After about a week, it sorts itself out, and works fine.............

Agree w/ Harry, i.e. provide more information on your system pertinent to his questions. Also, some additional inquiries: 1) What type of batteries are you using (brand & 'one use' vs. rechargeable); 2) Do you have any other BT devices (e.g. trackpad, numeric keypad, etc.) connecting to your computer; and 3) Do you have any other BT devices (e.g. iDevices) in the vicinity? Also, can you try the Magic Mouse on another computer? Dave :)
 
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And as an afterthought, a hands free phone, particularly a Uniden, can cuse major BT problems.
 
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Agree w/ Harry, i.e. provide more information on your system pertinent to his questions. Also, some additional inquiries: 1) What type of batteries are you using (brand & 'one use' vs. rechargeable); 2) Do you have any other BT devices (e.g. trackpad, numeric keypad, etc.) connecting to your computer; and 3) Do you have any other BT devices (e.g. iDevices) in the vicinity? Also, can you try the Magic Mouse on another computer? Dave :)

OSX 10.10.1 Yosemite. This issue has happened across multiple OS'
Mac Pro Early 2008, but as I stated, had this same issue on a mid 2010 imac
New batteries
No other BT devices connected to computer
no other bt devices in the vicinity, have a BT speaker in the home, but issues existed long before then
Don't have another computer to test with, but as I stated, this issue has existed across multiple desktop types.
 
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Suggest using only Energizer Lithium batteries and not rechargeables.
 
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I've always used rechargables in my magic mouse controlling iMac running Mavericks. I have a similar problem in that the mouse is not recognised until I reboot the iMac when all is well again, but like the OP I have to resort to a USB mouse if rebooting is not immediately convenient.
 

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