Connect your Mac to a Bluetooth keyboard, mouse, trackpad, headset, or other audio device to get the most out of your computer.
- Check to check that the device is powered on and discoverable (for further information, consult the device’s datasheet).
- On your Mac, go to the Apple menu > System Preferences > Bluetooth, and then click on it. Select the device from the drop-down menu and then click Connect.
What is the procedure for enabling Bluetooth on a Mac?
- – Type “Bluetooth File Exchange” into the search box, and when the program is located, press the RETURN key to start it. – In order to use Bluetooth File Exchange, it will prompt you to activate Bluetooth if it is not already enabled. Press the RETURN / ENTER key to enable Bluetooth. It is at this time that Bluetooth should be enabled and the Mac trackpad or mouse should be discovered.
Why won’t my Bluetooth keyboard connect to my Mac?
Make certain that Bluetooth is enabled. Double-check to see whether Bluetooth is enabled. Attempt to switch on Bluetooth again after restarting your computer if the Bluetooth icon does not display or the menu bar status continues to reflect that Bluetooth is turned off.
How do I put my Bluetooth keyboard in pairing mode?
To enable Bluetooth, just navigate to Settings > Bluetooth and drag the slider button to the “On” position to complete the process. To complete the process, switch on your Bluetooth keyboard and place it in pairing mode. The keyboard will often enter pairing mode immediately when you switch it on, but certain models may require an additional step; consult your handbook if you’re unsure.)
Why is my Bluetooth keyboard not connecting?
Changing the batteries in your Bluetooth keyboard is the first step if your keyboard does not link with your computer despite the fact that it typically connects. If your keyboard is powered by a different source, check to see that the power source is still giving power to the device.
Why is my wireless keyboard not connecting?
The batteries in the keyboard and/or mouse should be replaced. The wireless receiver, as well as the keyboard and mouse, may be reconnected by clicking the reconnect button on their respective devices. It is the most common reason of wireless keyboard and mouse failures, and it occurs when wireless devices are not properly connected after being replaced with new batteries.
Why is my Apple keyboard not discoverable?
While holding down the Shift and Option keys (or ‘Alt’ on certain keyboards), click on the Bluetooth icon in the menu bar to pair the two devices together. Release the keys when the menu appears on the screen. Select Debug > Remove All Devices from the Bluetooth menu bar to clear the list of all connected devices. Restart your Mac, and then set up your keyboard and/or mouse as you normally would.