How to Connect Your Apple Keyboard to Your iPad

Make sure the keyboard is turned on and charged. On iPhone, go to Settings >, Bluetooth, then turn on Bluetooth. Select the device when it appears in the Other Devices list .

Are you tired of typing on your iPad’s screen and want to use a real keyboard instead? Luckily, you can easily connect your Apple keyboard to your iPad, iPhone, or other Bluetooth-enabled devices. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to pair your Apple keyboard with your iPad and Nexus 7 tablet.

First, make sure that your keyboard is not paired with any other device. You can do this by going into the system preferences or system settings of your computer and disabling it. Once you’ve done that, you’re ready to connect your keyboard to your iOS device.

If you have an iPhone, iPad, iPad Mini, or iPod Touch, open up the settings application on your device and go to the Bluetooth section. If Bluetooth is off, swipe it on. Wait for your device to discover the keyboard. If it doesn’t find it, press the power button on the side of the keyboard to turn it on. Once it’s found, enter the code that pops up and hit the enter/return button to connect it. You can now use your keyboard with your device.

To connect your keyboard to your Nexus 7 tablet or other Bluetooth-enabled device, follow the same process. Make sure your keyboard is unpaired with any other device, go to the Bluetooth section in settings, turn on Bluetooth, and wait for the device to find your keyboard. Enter the code that pops up and hit the enter/return button to connect it. Now you can use your keyboard with your tablet.

It’s that simple! You can now enjoy typing on a real keyboard instead of your device’s screen. If you have any problems, don’t hesitate to leave a comment.


Why won't my Apple keyboard connect to my iPad?
If you can't connect your iPad to your Magic Keyboard, Smart Keyboard, or Smart Keyboard Folio. Update your iPad to the latest version of iPadOS. Go to Settings and tap the Software Update Available notification. If you don't see a notification, go to General >, Software Update to see if an update is available.
How do I pair my Apple wireless keyboard?
Choose Apple menu  >, System Settings (or System Preferences), then click Bluetooth. When your device appears in Bluetooth preferences, click Connect. If you're asked to enter a passcode, enter the passcode on the keyboard that you're setting up. Then press Return on the same keyboard.
How do I get my iPad to recognize my keyboard?
Go to Settings >, General >, Keyboard. Tap Keyboards, then do any of the following: Add a keyboard: Tap Add New Keyboard, then choose a keyboard from the list. Repeat to add more keyboards.