I restarted, did a safe boot…nothing worked. Reply ↓ Caspar 25th September, 2013 at 8:53 am Thanks! You should then be prompted to start pairing again. Just because during pairing on an Apple keyboard you type a pairing code onto the keyboard doesn't mean the keyboard remembers that - it only needs to pass it to the this content
I am so surprised at how many people have responded. Holding the power button worked for me. I didn't have any issue with the wired Mac KB until I used the USB port on the KB. Yeah!!! http://davemeehan.com/technology/how-to-reset-an-apple-wireless-bluetooth-keyboard-mouse-or-trackpad
You may need to borrow a USB keyboard (or buy one, they cost as little as $5, any will do), just so you can get booted, then remove the pairing and Reply ↓ Dehlia 30th April, 2014 at 12:48 pm Ok, I have the strangest problem and I tried your suggestion but failed. I'm guessing that due to the non-standard plug of the Apple keyboards (with the "gap") occasionally the remaining connection cannot deliver enough power to support the keyboard. However, in the past it connected to the Mac through a USB bluetooth extender.
Ultimately through guesswork and informed trial and error we were able to get it to work. Reply ↓ Dave Post author20th August, 2013 at 12:49 pm You should use a USB keyboard in order to do a PRAM reset, bluetooth keyboards don't connect early enough in the On 02 Apr 2015 at 14:58, Cindy said: Similar issue to David. Reset Apple Wireless Keyboard Thank you for pointing me in the right direction.
Bluetooth was turned off and I couldn't turn it on. Apple Wireless Keyboard Keys Not Working We've rounded up five of the best models around. Reply ↓ Brett 21st June, 2013 at 4:31 am Thank you for your response, but I respectfully disagree. Works every time.
I don't think the desktop was frozen, but I don't know for sure. Imac Keyboard Not Working If Slow Keys is on, you have to hold down a key longer than usual before it's recognized. If you can't eliminate interference, you may have to go back to a corded keyboard. Connected beautifully once I followed your clear instructions.
Have you any thoughts about possible remedies? http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/trouble-apple-keyboard-heres-fix/ I think you will find that its the Mac that remembers - the device just presents itself. Apple Wired Keyboard Not Working worked for me too! Mac Laptop Keyboard Not Working this time i got through the connection protocol.
So should this happen again I will try your trick, and if it works great, but will it make the mouse come back too? news When I hold the power button on my wireless keyboard (yes, with brand new batteries in it) it simply comes on, does not blink, and no matter for how long I worked for me too. This option allows you to control the mouse using keyboard keys, resulting in a number of keys possibly not working. Apple Usb Keyboard Not Working
On 20 Feb 2015 at 15:09, Valerie said: OMG… thank you so much! On 04 Oct 2015 at 02:04, jill said: Thank you so much! And it works - so yes it works for mice too.. have a peek at these guys Keyboard was immediately recognized.
Thank you!! Apple Wireless Keyboard Not Connecting Reply ↓ Christopher Leonard 5th November, 2013 at 5:39 am THANK YOU - so infuriating for not to just work, but your little trick did it for me. There is no "set up bluetooth device" selection, just a list of currently or previously connected devices.
Reply ↓ Thomas Wenzlaf 24th July, 2013 at 6:41 pm Nice. Is there a specail keygoard that has to be selected? I think that has worked for me every time. Macbook Pro Keyboard Not Working Basically, the keyboard sometimes worked when plugged in to my MacBook Pro Retina, but sometimes just totally failed to respond, and the mouse plugged into its extra USB port didn't work
Some underlying other issue perhaps or just buy a new keyboard? However, if there exists a true way to factory reset an Apple Keyboard or Mouse it'd be much appreciated. What does it tell you that I can delete from my keyboard but nothing else? http://da4design.com/keyboard-not/apple-wireless-keyboard-not-working-support.php Reply ↓ Gareth 22nd November, 2013 at 7:42 pm Legend.
Make sure you remove each device from the Air and ipad as well as the iMac before trying the above trick, or they could be preventing the pairing. Also, the ‘right click' function of my wireless mouse has stopped working. As I have been the designated "techie" of the family my elderly mother has called me from her home state periodically over the years with the "USB Keyboard isn't working" complaint. Make sure that the connector is completely in the port. (USB plugs fit into ports one way only, and won't plug in if you try to insert them upside-down.) If you
On 24 Feb 2015 at 16:14, tomek said: I love you! Thank You Reply ↓ bjc 11th February, 2014 at 2:38 pm Thank you for this! NB: This will remove all existing pairing information for Bluetooth devices, so each will need to be reconnected. Thanks a lot to solve my problem!!
Now working fine. On 12 Nov 2015 at 18:46, Kitty said: THANK YOU!!