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Some of the mice have a slide power switch, so no good. What do you suggest Reply ↓ Branch 19th March, 2014 at 12:24 am Very old keyboard would not pair with slightly younger Mac Mini running Mavricks, though it worked earlier. Will definitely try your advice of holding down the power button, but my mouse doesn't work, so do the same with the mouse too? Random keys on my apple wireless keyboard stopped working all of a sudden, a couple of months back. have a peek here

Share this: Share Tweet Email Technology Apple, Bluetooth, Discoverable, imac, Keyboard, Macbook, MacPro, Mouse, Pairing, Reset, TrackPad, Wireless Post navigation ← Microadventure - Quantocks Walk and Overnight Camping Run for If you cannot get a USB keyboard or mouse to work then its possible that you have a hardware failure on the USB controller - the Bluetooth controller is connected via Read More . share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply kate2010, Sep 8, 2010 kate2010 macrumors newbie Joined: Sep 8, 2010 #20 I purchased my Apple wireless keyboard

Apple Wireless Keyboard Not Working

Anyway, Last week I turned on my iMac and my keyboard didn't work. Reply ↓ Gordon 3rd October, 2014 at 11:08 pm My problem is how to put in your password when the keyboard is not connecting Reply ↓ Dave Post author8th October, 2014 If you try the solutions above and none of them work, it might be time to consult staff at your local Apple store (particularly if the device is under warranty). I left the batteries out for a few days, tried again just now and nothing.

Have you any thoughts about possible remedies? But some people can't get used to the Apple keyboards for whatever reason. Click on “Keyboard” in the left sidebar and make sure that Enable Slow Keys in unchecked. 5. Apple Wireless Keyboard Keys Not Working My situation is different.

It may say, "So-&-so's Keyboard" with your name unless it's a brand new keyboard. i've updated to 10.3.3, and installed the firmware updated prior to updating the OS. No USB is installed . Reply ↓ Dave Post author21st June, 2013 at 4:55 pm Thanks again for your considerate reply and extra detail.

Reply ↓ Peter Myring 30th September, 2013 at 1:58 pm Hi, interestingly, I tried the holding of the power button during the pairing a few weeks ago as the ‘fault' appears How To Make Apple Keyboard Discoverable Hope someone might have some ideas on what might fix this. Reply ↓ Dave Post author8th April, 2014 at 4:32 pm The power button trick only works for those devices that have a contact power button. Bye for now .

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There is actually no evidence that the Apple Bluetooth Keyboard even supports a reset function. More annoying is Apple's main website is useless, I have not found a single help document that says more than "make sure you put the batteries in the right way round" Apple Wireless Keyboard Not Working This just worked like a charm! Apple Wired Keyboard Not Working Useful Searches Recent Posts Options Please select a forum to jump to News and Article Discussion MacRumors.com News Discussion Mac Blog Discussion

Dave, you're great! navigate here Reply ↓ Eileen Brodie 15th July, 2013 at 6:15 pm Thanks for this. Depending on if your keyboard or mouse is currently not working, you will need to use a USB wired keyboard (or alternate Bluetooth keyboard/mouse) to perform these steps, so borrow one I would have returned the trackpad out of sheer frustration! Apple Bluetooth Keyboard Won't Pair

Also, the ‘right click' function of my wireless mouse has stopped working. Didn't help. Anyone have any suggestions on how to get this working before I turf it out the window? Check This Out Your problem seems to be that you either have a keyboard that is not connecting to the desired machine (and should therefore be reset), or that there is another Mac nearby

Wish this page came up higher in search results too. Reset Mac Keyboard If your keyboard is searching for your computer but not connecting, right-click on your keyboard in the list of devices and select Connect (if your device isn’t listed, skip ahead to Open the Keyboard options in System Preferences and click on Set up Bluetooth keyboard.

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nothing. Bottom line - one fix does not fit all! Whilst this article is titled ‘how to reset…' I'm not intending to confirm that there is some hidden reset function that Apple forgot to mention. Apple Support Not an actual reason that they're worse than another keyboard.

Today was a glitch. Turn off your keyboard, and turn it back on. No device (iPhone, iPad, MacBook) can now pair to it. http://emhsoft.net/not-working/apple-mac-keyboard-not-working.php Of course, compared to mechanical keyboards, they are much quieter.

The keyboard was paired with another MacBook Pro (I don't have access to it anymore). Reply ↓ Dave Post author7th March, 2015 at 7:13 am Sorry to hear thats not working for you. Apple state in their troubleshooting documents that you reset the keyboard by turning it off, then on again. The System Preferences panel will tell you if devices are connected, if they’re low on battery, or if there are any other errors.

You could try seeing if it can see any other Bluetooth devices (mobile phone perhaps?). Tired of spending an entire weekend reloading programs, I remembered my son's Mac. How did you fix the issue? Members have access to different forum appearance options, and many more functions.

Reply Matt May 13, 2015 at 2:28 pm Many thanks! I'd make sure its not shown as a paired device, reboot, then try pairing again using the tip outlined in the article about holding the power button. Have you updated system software and the bluetooth software? Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More...

Pic here of how it ended up; Click for full size This is a MBP but used the stand with the PB Reply With Quote 07-23-2010,07:20 AM #10 roolab View Profile I don't have a mac, any help for PC/Android users? Any ideas?