How to Connect Magic Keyboard to Mac, iPhone, and iPad

Apple’s Magic Keyboard provides a superior typing experience on your Mac and iOS devices. Given its compact size, weight (0.231 kg), and connectivity, this keyboard is the best-designed piece of hardware. If you have got the Magic Keyboard and want to connect with your Mac, iPhone, and iPad, follow this guide.

How to Pair Magic Keyboard to Mac

Although the keyboard and Mac are paired automatically via Bluetooth, you need to use the cable for once. Following this, enjoy a month of relief from frequent connections.

  1. First you need to turn the Magic Keyboard on
  2. Now, take lightning to USB cable, and connect one end of the cable to your Keyboard and the other end to Mac

That’s it! When you pair the Magic keyboard, it connects automatically with your Mac via Bluetooth. And when Bluetooth connection is established between your Mac and the keyboard, you get a notification. Following this, you can disconnect the cable and use your keyboard wirelessly.

How to Pair Magic Keyboard with iPhone and iPad

Make sure the turn Magic Keyboard ON.

  1. Open Settings on your iPhone or iPad
  2. Tap on Bluetooth and turn it on
  3. Your Keyboard will appear in the list of Other Devices; tap on it to connect

How to Unpair Magic Keyboard from Mac and iOS Device

If you don’t want to use this keyboard, simply turn it off switch. If you want to disconnect it, follow the steps.

On iPhone and iPad

  1. Launch the Settings app on your iOS device
  2. Tap on the Bluetooth option
  3. Next, tap on (i) button next to Keyboard
  4. Then tap Forget This Device.
  5. Finally, tap Forget Device.

On Mac

  1. Click the Bluetooth icon from the Menu bar
  2. A drop-down menu appears; click on the keyboard or hover the mouse on it
  3. Then click Disconnect.

How to Check Magic Keyboard Battery Status

Since your Keyboard does not show the battery charge level, you need to check it from Mac and iOS devices.

On your Mac

  1. Click on the Bluetooth icon from the Menu bar
  2. When a drop-down menu appears, hover your mouse over the Keyboard.
  3. You can see the battery status of your Magic Keyboard in a pop-up strip

On your iPhone or iPad

  1. Swipe right on the Home screen to access the “Today” widgets screen.
  2. Scroll down to Batteries sections to check battery status.

That’s it!

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