Logitech gaming software is very useful in the term of setting your mouse for gaming. If you get Notification from the software that Logitech gaming software does not recognize the mouse, that’s something really annoying. There are some reasons for causing this issue.
Fix Logitech Gaming Software not Recognizing Mouse
Before you follow our steps please restart your Computer.
Replace the Batteries
Well, It’s a simple Solution but forgettable one. Battery of a gaming mouse has less lifetime than the regular ones. In case you have rechargeable ones, one thing you should know is that it’s quality will degrade over time. Moreover, an intense gaming session may make the battery come loose. Just take them out and again put them back and be careful to not bend something inside the mouse.
Check your cords
Most of the gamers use wired mouse, then check the chords regarding this issue. You might not be able to get even a certain amount of connection to run it if your cord is twisted, bent, or has any rips. Thus, the software won’t be able to detect the mouse.
Also, if there are any rusted or bent ports, you’ll have to fix them or even get a new one. As this problem makes hindrance for connection, it is obvious for the software to not be able to detect it.
Clean the mouse
When your software is detecting the mouse but again then not be able to detect anymore, you should try cleaning your mouse. It works the same for when it detects the mouse but isn’t working properly. Using the mouse continuously for a long time can clog the mouse. And, it is quite easy to clean it following some steps.
Your mouse will be clogged up even by dust or hair. So, make sure there are not any liquids, crumbs and keep it dust free.
Change your USB port
If you are still facing problems with the software not working at all, it may be because of poor mouse port. You can unplug the receiver or your cord and then try with another port.
Most PC’s have more than one port. So, try them all and see if the problem is solved. If it is, then test that USB port by trying with something else. In case the problem is with the port, you’ll have to replace it.
Connect directly to a USB port
Having a multi-card reader or an external USB hub means you really have a problem with the mouse, not the gaming system.
Try plugging the mouse directly into a USB port and check whether the problem is still there.
Try a different surface
Absence of a proper surface may block getting a reading. Thus, your gaming software won’t detect the mouse. You have to use a good mousepad because too shiny, too dark or too light surfaces also cause issues.
Update your drivers
If the problem still goes on, update your driver to make it work with your software. Check the website if there are any updates available. These updates are usually free and easy to install.
Reassign your gaming buttons
In case there are buttons on your mouse, check if they are assigned orderly. There are sometimes when the assignments are messed up and results in not working properly anymore. The problem can be with the software, with the driver, or the mouse. Go to the application and see if they are assigned properly.
Logitech Software Not Detecting Mouse
Still not working properly? Then you should directly go into your software and try to fix it in the following way:
- Go to Start and type “Control Panel”. Open it.
- Click on “Uninstall a Program.”
- Then select Logitech G HUB Program and uninstall it.
- Restart your computer to remove the software fully.
- Install Logitech G HUB again.
- Again restart your computer.
This process should be able to solve your issue if the problem is with your Logitech Software. In case, your problem still remains, it may be a deeper problem either with the application or the mouse.
Most of the time, it happens with the older mice. Sometimes you need to update your mouse as this problem may become bigger and creates problems with your work.