This just worked like a charm! If a device doesn't appear there, make sure it's charged or replace it batteries, and make sure it has been paired with your Mac. Oh please help 🙁 Reply ↓ Dave Post author2nd May, 2014 at 3:11 pm Any chance that you have some utility installed that is meant to be ‘enhancing' the keyboard and I've had to reboot my Imac every time this happens. http://seesbg.com/magic-mouse/magic-mouse-2-not-turning-on.html
Bottom line - one fix does not fit all! We must need the blog titled "how to Hard reset apple keyboard to factory defaults". Reply ↓ john 10th August, 2013 at 8:12 pm I was having the same problem of not being able to pair my iPad with my Apple wireless keayboard too that I Reply ↓ MM 8th July, 2013 at 4:42 pm Thanks to you I'm typing this message from my wireless keyboard after hours of trying to reconnect it to my computer.
Reply ↓ Fabien 21st August, 2013 at 4:40 pm Fantastic! However, in the past it connected to the Mac through a USB bluetooth extender. Pressing the button activates a green LED on the top of the device, near the button.
See the Make sure the wireless mouse or keyboard is turned onsection of this article. Follow the instructions here to disable Mouse Keys. Thanks Reply ↓ Dave Post author5th March, 2014 at 6:14 pm Marc - Definitely would recommend deleting the existing pairing, then setting it up again and using the ‘hold power button' Apple Magic Mouse Not Scrolling https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7vlDEVfV...
I don't wish to point out the obvious, but sometimes in frustration these things can be overlooked. Magic Mouse 2 Not Working I turned the mouse off and on, turned the bluetooth connection off and on, disconnected the mouse and reconnected, changed the batteries, I even restarted the computer, nothing happened. Mine looked nice and shiny, but I scrubbed them anyway. http://www.macworld.co.uk/how-to/mac/how-fix-apple-mac-mouse-thats-not-working-3598331/ I'm from Germany.
I don't have a mac, any help for PC/Android users? Magic Mouse Connected But Not Moving Reply ↓ Chris 30th December, 2015 at 7:59 pm Agree -- thanks for the tip. and it works! Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the
Ruled it out as hardware issue/fried chipset and gave up. try here Cursor Fixed. - Duration: 1:15. Mac Mouse Won't Connect Some of the mice have a slide power switch, so no good. Magic Mouse 2 Not Connecting Reply ↓ Luca 8th July, 2013 at 8:45 pm Thank you, you saved me!
I'd tried everything else (PRAM resets, removing my Bluetooth.plist files etc). this contact form Normally you would be able to connect the mouse, sleep the computer, connect the mouse again, however I have to reboot my MacBook Pro after the sleep, if I want the That will wake up the offending Mac. Reply ↓ Robert 6th October, 2013 at 4:21 pm Fabulous! Reset Apple Mouse
Once in Bluetooth, you should have the option to turn Bluetooth off. Select the Keyboard & Character Viewer checkbox. I'm sure if I take it to the Apple store they'll give me a fresh one. have a peek here Thanks!
Reply ↓ Dave Post author21st June, 2013 at 4:55 pm Thanks again for your considerate reply and extra detail. Magic Mouse 2 Not Charging Couple of days ago it suddenly stopped working. Reply ↓ David Ford 9th December, 2013 at 8:55 am Thanks very much for your tips.
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 Read more: How to fix a frozen Mac | How to fix a Mac that won't shut down| How to fix a Mac that won't start up How to fix a Something of a pain in practice. Mac Trackpad Not Working Reply ↓ Knvw 20th March, 2014 at 10:26 pm it did not work for me as my iMac i7 2013 still dose not see my key board on boot but once
They all use similar frequencies, so another device could be causing the keyboard and mouse to loose their connection with the iMac. I don't have other non-Apple devices I want to pair my keyboard with, so have no idea if the steps outlined above will help you if you are on Windows, Android, The solution is amazing to me. Check This Out Reboot should only be necessary on Kernel Updates and other things that can only be set up at boot time. –Henning Sep 2 '13 at 11:39 add a comment| up vote
The keyboard doesn´t pair. He doesn't hold investments in the technology companies he covers. × Full Bio Conner Forrest is News Editor for TechRepublic. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site (the association bonus does not count). Reply ↓ Dave Post author7th March, 2015 at 7:13 am Sorry to hear thats not working for you.
Didn't help. Not the answer you're looking for? By identifying which machine has the erroneous pairing and removing it from the Bluetooth settings, you should be able to keep your keyboard connecting to the desired system. So just to clarify, the trick is to continually HOLD DOWN THE POWER BUTTON.
Then there is either no reaction to clicking return or I get the message, "pairing attempt was unsuccessful . I guess its possible that the Bluetooth controller on the Mac is no longer working. It would be very difficult, at best, to allow it to connect and then go to each computer to see if it is the offending one. Reply ↓ Martin 2nd February, 2014 at 10:45 pm Dave…….your a genius !
Any battery that is providing low voltage or irregular current will result in all sorts of weird behaviour. DUDE!!!! Reply ↓ Dave Post author1st January, 2014 at 4:35 pm When I've seen this problem before its either because you still have the old pairing on the Mac, or it might You can now release the power button, type the pairing code on the keyboard and then press return.
DetroitBORG 772,907 views 5:15 Apple Magic Mouse Take Apart - Duration: 4:51. You will be prompted for the Pairing Code. Yes No Voted Undo Score 0 Cancel Comments: nope.