If your SteelSeries mouse is not performing as it should, there are a few things you can do to fix it.

The first thing you can try is to factory reset the mouse. This will reset all the settings and preferences to their default values.

If that doesn’t work, you can try to troubleshoot the mouse by following the instructions below.

SteelSeries Mouse Reset Guide

Why should I reset my mouse?

There are several reasons why you might want to reset your SteelSeries mouse.

One reason might be if the mouse is not working properly, and you need to start over.

Another reason might be if you want to clear all the settings on the mouse and start fresh.

What are the downsides?

However, there are some downsides to resetting your SteelSeries mouse. For one, you’ll lose all of your current settings and have to start from scratch.

This can be frustrating if you’ve already spent a lot of time customizing your mouse.

Additionally, you may need to uninstall and reinstall the SteelSeries software in order to properly reset your mouse.

If you’re having trouble with your SteelSeries mouse, one thing you can try is resetting it to factory settings.
This will clear any customizations you’ve made and may fix any issues you’re having.

Total Time: 5 minutes

Turn off the mouse

Start by turning off your wireless mouse before proceeding to the next step.

Active reset

Hold down the Left, Right, and CPI buttons at the same time.
(Button on top of mouse next to scroll)

Start the mouse

Continue holding the mouse buttons for 5 seconds until LEDs start flashing.

Plug in the USB-receiver

Now, plug the mouse back in and try using it again.

Update Software

Launch and update SteelSeries GG to ensure that any updated firmware for the mouse is available before proceeding to the next step.

Update Firmware


  • SteelSeries Gaming Mouse


  • SteelSeries GG


In conclusion, resetting your SteelSeries mouse is a quick and effortless way to resolve any potential issues.

By following these simple steps above, you can ensure that your mouse is running at its best.

If it’s still not working properly, you may need to contact SteelSeries customer support for further assistance.

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