I have a laptop that I use both at home and at work.

My goal is to have to carry only the laptop each time, so that I already bought a second charger.

I would like to have two wireless mice (one at home and another at work) but using the same USB receiver, because I have few usb ports...

So I thought of buying two identical wirelss mice, call them A and B, plug in the receiver of A into my laptop and leave it always there. USB receiver of mouse B would be left fully unused (potentially thrown away).

For sure mouse A will work, but will mouse B work?

Just to confirm: the two mice will never get close one to the other, since one is at work and the other at home...

I m thinking of (two) basic Logitech mice and I am using Win7.

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    2 Bluetooth mice might be the better way to go – Blaine May 28 '18 at 8:56
  • @Blaine thx - if possible i d like to avoid since I have already one (non-bluetooth) mouse. With your solution I d need to buy two bluetooth mice compared to only one non-bluetooth. – Giulio May 28 '18 at 9:01
  • Would advise you to go with the bluetooth mice, as RF Wireless mice are sometimes paired with the receiver and If it gets somehow lost or damaged, then you would have to get a new mouse. BE careful with that ! – C0deDaedalus May 28 '18 at 9:04
  • @C0deDaedalus I see you agreeing with Blaine.. My hope is to avoid this b/c, since I have already one wireless mouse I m comparing: a) spending 20 EUR and get only one other wireless mouse b) speding 100 EUR to get two bluetooth mice. – Giulio May 28 '18 at 9:58
  • @Giulio why would you need to buy 2 bluetooth mice? You should be fine continuing to use your RF mouse in one location and buy a new bluetooth mouse for the other – Blaine May 28 '18 at 11:24

This is possible by using Logitech mice in order to have it unified under one bluetooth connection on the same USB Logitech Unifying Receiver with other Logitech devices.

Actually you can connect up to 6 Logitech wireless devices (mice, keyboards, etc) on the same receiver.


Connect up to 6 compatible keyboards and mice to one computer with a single Unifying receiver and forget the hassle of multiple USB receivers.


Modern Logitech mice and keyboards all come with a Unifying Receiver.

This little dongle plugs into a USB port and can connect up to six Logitech devices to your system. Thus, if you want to use multiple keyboards or mice and they’re all Logitech, you can save a few USB ports [source]

  • thx this looks interesting - not all Logitech mice are supported by Unifying Receiver, right? I have a cheap wireless Logitech mouse. I does not have this "little orange sun" anywhere (not on receiver nor on mouse). Will that work if i buy another mouse with a UR? I.e. where is the technology, in the mouse, in the reciever on must be in both? – Giulio May 29 '18 at 6:42
  • @Giulio Yes you have at first to have a receiver with the the Unifying logo. For supported devices, click Works with these products on this link. If you liked my answer vote it up or/and check it as accepted. – Cadmos May 29 '18 at 8:54

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