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HP PCs - Setting up the OMEN by HP PHOTON wireless mouse

Set up and charge the OMEN by HP PHOTON Wireless Mouse for competitive gaming.

OMEN by HP PHOTON wireless mouse, dongle, adapter, micro-USB cable, and detachable finger rests

Connect and charge the wireless mouse with a USB connection

Connect the 2.4 GHz USB-A receiver dongle directly to a USB-A port on the computer or use the included micro-USB cable and adapter.

  1. Connect the USB-A wireless receiver dongle to the USB-A-to-micro-USB adapter.

  2. Connect the adapter to the micro-USB cable.

  3. Connect the other end of the micro-USB cable to a USB-A port on the computer.

    Connection diagram for using the micro-USB cable and adapter

    No.

    Description

    1.

    Receiver dongle to adapter connection

    2.

    Micro-USB to adapter connection

    3.

    Micro-USB to computer connection

  4. Turn on the wireless mouse.

  5. Use the 1.8 m (6 ft) braided micro-USB cable to charge the mouse. You can also use a USB-to-AC adapter (not included with the wireless mouse).

  6. Wait for the wireless mouse to charge.

Connect and charge the wireless mouse with the HP OUTPOST charging pad

Connect the receiver dongle to the OMEN by HP OUTPOST Charging Pad.

Note:

The HP OUTPOST charging pad is an optional accessory that you can purchase separately.

OMEN by HP OUTPOST charging pad with lights on
  1. Connect the USB-A wireless receiver dongle to the USB-A 3.0 port on the OMEN by HP OUTPOST Charging Pad.

  2. Connect the charging pad USB-C cable to a USB-C port on the PC.

    Connection diagram for using the OMEN by HP OUTPOST charging pad

    No.

    Description

    1.

    USB-A 3.0 port on the OMEN by HP OUTPOST Charging Pad

    2.

    USB-C port on the computer

  3. If your computer does not have a USB-C port, connect the pad USB-C cable to the USB-C-to-USB-A adapter, and then connect the adapter to two USB-A ports on the computer.

    If you only connect one USB-A cable to the computer, the pad still charges the wireless mouse, but the pad RGB lighting is disabled.

  4. Turn on the wireless mouse.

    Note:

    You might have to wait for the wireless mouse to charge when turning on the mouse for the first time.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Review this list of frequently asked questions about the HP the OMEN by HP PHOTON Wireless Mouse.

Can I connect the USB-A wireless receiver dongle directly to a USB-A port on my PC?

Yes, but the wireless mouse does not function if it is farther than 10 m (33 feet) from the USB dongle. To avoid connectivity issues, HP recommends you connect the receiver dongle to the computer using the adapter and micro-USB cable.

Can I use the mouse in wired mode?

Yes, you can use the mouse in wired mode when connected to a USB-A port on your computer.

Does the wireless mouse display in Windows Device Manager?

Yes, the wireless mouse displays in Windows Device Manager.

  1. In Windows, search for and open Device Manager.

  2. Look under Mice and other pointing devices for the OMEN by HP PHOTON mouse.

What are the OMEN by HP PHOTON wifi mouse features?

Review the standard features of the OMEN by HP PHOTON Wireless Mouse. To access additional features, such as RGB customization, connect the wireless mouse to select HP OMEN and Pavilion Gaming computers.

  • 2.4 GHz wireless connectivity

  • Detachable left and right finger rests, and detachable left and right side buttons

  • PixArt PAW3335 sensor with 16000 DPI

  • Battery lasts up to 50 hours on a single charge

  • 11 programmable buttons and RGB lighting can be personalized in OMEN Command Center

  • Optical-mechanical L/R switches

Can I customize the wireless mouse when connected to a computer that does not support OMEN Command Center?

No. OMEN Command Center (OCC) is required for customizing the RGB lighting and 11 programmable buttons. If you connect the mouse to a computer that does not support OCC, the mouse continues to function but you cannot customize the RGB lighting and programmable buttons.

What if the wireless mouse does not work with my computer?

The OMEN by HP Photon wireless mouse only works with a compatible HP OMEN or Pavilion Gaming computer.

If the mouse does not work with a compatible computer, contact HP for warranty options.


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