With so much advancement in technology where we have such incredible and valuable inventions, we are blessed with wireless mechanical keyboards as well. The wireless keyboard is an excellent addition to your computer setup. Besides just computers, they are compatible with other iOS devices, which saves you from any hassle of cords.
How To Connect Wireless Keyboard To iPad, Mac & iPhone
You can use a keyboard while sitting back on the couch across the room and control your computer from a distance at ease. Let’s see how to connect the Wireless Magic keyboard with various devices like iPad, iPhone, and Mac so that you can have endless fun with your magic keyboard.
How To Connect To iPhone
A wireless keyboard enables the phone user to access the wider keyboard to type a large amount of text with ease. So next time you have an assignment and want to do it on your phone, you can do it easily with a wireless keyboard. Connecting a wireless keyboard to your iPhone only requires Bluetooth and your knowledge to use Bluetooth; that’s it.
The first and foremost step is to make sure both devices are unpaired because if they are already paired with other devices, it will give you a headache. For the iPhone, unpair the Bluetooth device from the settings tab while unpair the keyboard, switch it off, and turn it back on.
Turn your wireless keyboard on by pressing the power button on the right-hand side until it displays the green light.
Go to your phone settings, click on the BlueTooth icon and turn it on if it isn’t on. If it is already turned on, search for your device name.
Your wireless keyboard device name will display in the devices section under Bluetooth; click on your keyboard name, and it will get connected to your phone.
If you don’t see your keyboard device name, scan for it once it appears, pair it with your iPhone, and you are ready to use it.
How To Connect Wireless Keyboard To Mac
The next thing to set up your wireless keyboard with your Mac or MacBook Pro is to open up your system preferences. You can open it from the launchpad, or you can do a spotlight search for it.
Once you open your mac or Macbook pro system preferences, go to the keyboard section, click on it, a tab will pop up. At the bottom of that tab, you will see an option “set up BlueTooth keyboard.”
Click on that option. Once you click it, it will start searching for nearby Bluetooth devices. Now make sure that your wireless Bluetooth keyboard is switched on.
To switch on your keyboard, go to its power button situated at the right-hand side rounded part.
When your keyboard is switched on, your computer will find your keyboard name, and it will pair to it. Your keyboard name will show on the screen as paired. Click on the continue option to proceed with the process.
After clicking on “Continue,” there would be some numbers on display. Type in those numbers to confirm that everything is okay and your keyboard is connected.
After typing the number, click on “go back” it will return to the previous tab, and the screen will show the “connected” message.
If everything is done correctly, you will find no difficulty in connecting your keyboard device. It is an easy process that will take a maximum of 5 mins, and you will be good to go. However, again remember to unpair both of the devices before connecting them with a new device.
How to Connect Wireless Keyboard to an iPad
Connecting a wireless Keyboard to an iPad is similar to the process you do to connect to an iPhone. Turn on your iPad, unpair it with any other devices to connect it with the iPad effortlessly. Make sure that your iPad is charged too.
Go to your iPad settings.
In settings, go to “General” and click on Bluetooth.
Turn your Bluetooth on you will see the names of devices currently available to pair with your device.
Turn your Wireless keyboard on so that its name also shows in the list. After few seconds, your wireless keyboard name will also pop up in the list of nearby devices when you turn it on.
Click on your keyboard name, and it will start connecting your iPad. This is going to take a few seconds to pair and connect.
After it pairs with your iPad, it will give you a pin code to enter to confirm that everything works well. The pin will pop up on the screen. Type the code and press enter.
After doing all the steps correctly, we assure you that your keyboard will be connected if you make no mistake. To test it, go to the notepad on your iPad and type with your wireless keyboard to check if it is working or not.
Should You Use a Wireless Keyboard?
Wireless keyboards do have a lot of advantages. You can use them in any position at any place, far or near to the computer. You can use it with a phone or iPad whose compact keyboards are not very convenient when typing extensive essays and documents. However, if you use a keyboard for a professional work where you need constant speed and input, then wireless keyboards might not match you as it has low battery life.
Wrapping It Up
Connecting your Wireless Keyboard is very easy; you must realize it by the end of this article. Follow these 5 to 6 steps, and you will be ready to use your wireless keyboard without any problem. We hope this article makes it easy for you to sort out how to connect your wireless keyboard. Keep this tip in your mind to fully charge both your iOs devices and your keyboard as Bluetooth consumes a lot of battery. Go follow these steps, connect your wireless keyboard, and enjoy typing without worrying about any cord.