Like its software, Apple has also maintained a kind of uniformity in production of hardware too. The case in point is Magic Board. For Apple fans, it is no surprise to connect a single iOS device with multiple platforms like iTunes and iCloud. Similarly, they can connect this Magic Board not only with Mac but also with their iPhones and iPads.

We have already dealt with useful information on how to pair Magic Keyboard with Mac. Now, you will get to know how you can connect the Magic Keyboard with your iPad and iPhone.

How to Pair and Use Magic Keyboard with iPhone and iPad

How to Connect and Pair Magic Keyboard with iPad

Magic Keyboard has a switch on its back left; turn that switch ON, and if it is already ON, turn it OFF and then turn it ON again. This will make your keyboard discoverable on iPad. Unlike Mac, connecting Magic Keyboard with iPad requires Bluetooth.

Step #1. Open Settings app on your iPad.

Step #2. Tap on Bluetooth.

Step #3. Toggle Bluetooth ON.

Bluetooth on your iPad will discover your Magic Keyboard.

Step #4. When Magic Keyboard appears on iPad, tap on it.

It’s done. Your Magic Keyboard is now connected with iPad.

Once you have started using this Magic Keyboard, you must know what the battery level of the keyboard is. With the help of following information, you can easily see battery charge level on your iPad.

How to Check Magic Keyboard Battery Charge Level on iPad

Since Magic Keyboard doesn’t give you any indication of battery charge level, you have to check this on the device with which you connect the keyboard.

Step #1. On your iPad, swipe down from the top. Notification Center will come down.

Step #2. Scroll down to Batteries option.

An option of Bluetooth UPS will be visible to you. This will display Battery charge status of your Magic Keyboard.

On your iPad enabled with iOS 9, you can also Magic Keyboard shortcuts.

How to Discover Magic Keyboard Shortcuts on iPad

Step #1. Open any app you want to use.

Step #2. Press the Modifier Key (Shift, Alt or Command keys).

You can now see shortcuts of operating that particular app.

Apart from finding shortcuts, Magic Keyboard also allows you to switch apps on your iPad.

How to Switch Apps Using Magic Keyboard on your iPad

Until now, you have been double-tapping Home button to switch apps or to close apps running in the background. But if have connected your Magic Keyboard with your iPad, you don’t have to double-tap that Home button.

Step #1. Use your left thumb and finger to simultaneously hit Command and Tab button.

Step #2. Now keep holding Command button and hit the Tab constantly.

Apps will start switching on your iPad screen; keep doing this action until you find the app you want to use.

Step #3. Now take your thumb and finger off the Command and Tab button.

This procedure is similar to the Alt + Tab command you perform on Windows.

If you want to disconnect the Magic Keyboard from your iPad, follow this simple method. Go back to the virtual keypad on your iPad by following some steps.

How to Disconnect/Unpair Magic Keyboard from iPad

Step #1. Open Settings app on your iPad.

Step #2. Tap on Bluetooth.

You can see Magic Keyboard option.

Step #3. Tap on Info (i) button seen next to Magic Keyboard.

Two options can be seen on your iPad screen: Disconnect and Forget This Device.

Step #4. You can choose either Disconnect or Forget This Device.

If you select Disconnect, your Magic Keyboard will be disconnected until you connect it again with your iPad. If you choose Forget This Device, you will have to re-pair your Magic Keyboard whenever you want to use it on your iPad again.

Apart from Mac and iPad, you can also connect your Magic Keyboard with your most favorite Apple product – iPhone. Now, let’s check how you can perform all the above actions with your iPhone.

How to Connect and Pair Magic Keyboard with iPhone

Like iPad, you will have to use Bluetooth to connect Magic Keyboard with your iPhone. So give that lightning cable some rest for the day.

Step #1. First off, turn on the Magic Keyboard on from its back left switch. If the switch is already ON, turn it OFF and again ON to make it discoverable.

Step #2. Now open Settings app on your iPhone.

Step #3. Tap on Bluetooth.

Step #4. Toggle Bluetooth ON.

Bluetooth will start searching for nearby devices.

Step #5. Once your Magic Keyboard appears on iPhone, tap on it.

Your Magic Keyboard is not connected with iPhone.

How to Check Magic Keyboard Battery Charge Level on iPhone

Magic Keyboard doesn’t offer any option to check battery charge level and therefore, a user has to check this on the device the keyboard is connected to.

Step #1. On your iPhone, swipe down from the top. Notification Center will come down.

Step #2. Scroll down to Batteries option.

An option of Bluetooth UPS will be visible to you. This will display Battery charge status of your Magic Keyboard.

How to Disconnect Magic Keyboard from iPhone

Step #1. Open Settings app on your iPhone.

Step #2. Tap on Bluetooth.

You can see Magic Keyboard option.

Step #3. Tap on Info (i) button seen next to Magic Keyboard.

Two options can be seen on your iPhone screen: Disconnect and Forget This Device.

Step #4. You can choose either Disconnect or Forget This Device.

If you select Disconnect, your Magic Keyboard will be disconnected until you connect it again with your iPhone. If you choose Forget This Device, you will have to re-pair your Magic Keyboard whenever you want to use it on your iPhone again.

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