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This is a simple how to on how to connect and Logitech Non-Unifying mouse/keyboard to a Nano Unifying receiver.

As you might know the  K260+M210 Combo comes with a Large Non-Unifying receiver.

m201-non-unifying

I don’t like carrying that large receiver around so I wanted to connect the M210 mouse to a smaller Nano Unifying receiver I had around – as pictured below.m185-1

 

1. Plug out All receivers and turn off all keyboards and mice.

2. Download the Unifying Connection software from the link below:

Support Site: http://support.logitech.com/software/unifying

Direct Link: http://download01.logitech.com/web/ftp/pub/controldevices/unifying/unifying250.exe

3. Install the Unifying Software on your Windows PC – If you have a MAC/LINUX – I used a Virtualbox virtual machine and added the USB device to the ports section of the Machine to allow it to mount.

4. Open the Unifying Software

5. Plug in the Nano Unifying receiver

6. Turn on the Non-Unifying M210 Mouse – it will detect!!

7. Confirm.

 

Now you are ready to use you Non-Unifying Mouse on your Nano Unifying receiver!!

Let me know if you need more info on how to get this to work on MAC/LINUX!

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How To: Connect Logitech Non-Unifying Mouse/Keyboard K260/M210 to Nano Unifying Receiver – Windows/MAC/Linux
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23 thoughts on “How To: Connect Logitech Non-Unifying Mouse/Keyboard K260/M210 to Nano Unifying Receiver – Windows/MAC/Linux

  • Tried all the instructions but it doesn’t work. I have an M510 mouse with a unifying receiver. There is no way to turn off a K260 keyboard other than removing the batteries so I did that. After a few minutes I set the software up to look for other devices, put the batteries back in and waited. Tried it umpteen times. Tried uninstalling the software and reinstalling but it does not recognise non-unifying devices. I even tried it with the previous mouse, an M210, and it does not recognise that either. I can only assume that perhaps an older version of this software allowed it but the current version doesn’t.

  • For everyone who says this works, what do you do when the unifying software states “the logitech device is non-unifying, use the receiver the device came with”? In my case, i just paired a unifying K800 keyboard to a unifying receiver but it will NOT pair a “non” unifying logitech m185 mouse. It either doesn’t work on any non-unifying devices or at least, some devices are compatible and I just don’t have a compatible mouse, time to plunk down money on a unifying mouse, i will just have a spare receiver I guess.

  • i have b175 mouse with receiver and k260 key board without receiver how can i connect this key board i have windows 10 os

  • Dear sir,

    I have lost receiver for K260 keyboard.

    I have purchase unifying receiver 993-000439.

    Follow all the steps you mentioned but still unable to connect.

    Please help.

  • I noticed that the nano receiver in your picture is NOT unifying. It does not have the sun logo, but instead it says “nano receiver”. Would this work with an actual unifying receiver? I have and old M305 mouse very dear to me that came with the receiver depicted in your image. If I buy a receiver with the unifying logo, will it work?

    Thanks!

      1. Infelizmente não funciona. Eu tenho um mouse antigo m305 (non-unifying), acabei comprando o nano receptor (unifying). Baixei os 2 aplicativo citados, o aplicativo non-unifying não reconhece o receptor, o aplicativo unifying reconhece o receptor mas diz que o mouse não é compativel com o receptor. =´(

        1. Unfortunately it does not work. I have an old mouse m305 (non-unifying), I ended up buying the nano receiver (unifying). I downloaded the 2 applications mentioned, the non-unifying application does not recognize the receiver, the unifying application recognizes the receiver but says the mouse is not compatible with the receiver.

  • Hi, thanks for your tip. I have a recently bought combo Logitech 330 keyboard-mouse, but I couldn’t make it work in my laptop Sony running Windows 7: Unifyng software says: “no unifyng device found”. It seems that all is about the drivers but I couldn’t find them anyware (I live in Cuba and Logitech is blocked to us!!!). Instead, in my acer Netbook with Windows8.1 it works fine (Unifying finds both keyboard and mouse already pared). I’ll appreciate your help to make it work in Windows 7. I have even installed the new Setpoint software but it cann’t find my new 330 kit (I had an old combo and it find it and works Ok).

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