How To Connect Logitech Keyboard (Properly)

Switching from a Wired keyboard to a wireless keyboard can be quite a challenging task. If you find it tricky, we are here to help with the required steps so that you can easily make this transition.

Logitech has been a clear leader when it comes to mouse and keyboards. The manufacturer has been working for many years to help you with a seamless transition from a wired keyboard to a wireless keyboard. Given the fact that wireless keyboards help you declutter your desktop area, we will with simple steps on how to connect the Logitech keyboard properly.

How to connect Logitech Wireless Keyboard via Bluetooth

The Logitech Bluetooth wireless keyboard connects quite easily with most operating systems. It can create Bluetooth connections to peripherals that support Bluetooth connectivity. The Logitech Bluetooth keyboards can connect to up to three devices simultaneously.

The keyboard comes with multi-device functionality, and you can use the buttons to connect and work seamlessly with the devices such as phones, computers, tablets, and laptops.

Here are the steps involved in how to connect the Logitech keyboard properly to your devices -

Step 1 -
Check if you have working batteries in your keyboard. If you have a new Logitech keyboard, you will need to insert the new batteries that came with the package or buy new ones separately. Make sure to check the type of batteries that you need to insert before buying them.

Step 2 -
Turn on the keyboard. You should be able to find a small toggle button at the back of your keyboard. In general circumstances, you would find that it is visible just beside the green light on the keyboard on its backside.

Step 3 -
If your keyboard comes with multi-device compatibility, you will find the dial that indicates the number of devices that it can support. You can press the relevant connect button or rotate the dial to connect it to your device.

Step 4 -
You should be easily able to spot buttons on the top right of your keyboard labelled PC and i. You should also find a Bluetooth symbol on top. Press the PC button for three seconds, and that would boot it in a mode to connect to your computer, Android device or even a Chrome device with ease.
PC and I
You will need to use the button marked i to connect your wireless keyboard to a Mac computer or an iOS device.

Step 5 -
When you press the respective buttons to connect to different devices, the corresponding light should blink Blue. This indicates a pairing mode. In some instances, you may also need to press the Easy Switch mode button to enter the pairing mode.

Step 6 -
Turn on Bluetooth connectivity on the device that you are looking to connect to your Logitech wireless keyboard. The steps here would be based and dependent on the exact device that you are trying to connect.

Step 7 -
Search for all the Bluetooth devices that you can connect with the device that you are looking to connect. When the Logitech keyboard is visible on your device, select it.

Step 8 -
You should find a pairing code on your device. You will need to enter it onto your Logitech keyboard. Press ENTER and that should do it. Your device will be connected instantly to the Logitech keyboard.

You can repeat the same procedure for connecting to multiple devices. You must rotate the dial whenever you want to connect to different devices.

How to Connect a Logitech Wireless Keyboard via Unifying Receiver

You can also make use of a USB receiver or dongle to connect your Logitech wireless keyboard to your devices. The USB receiver used for connecting your device to the wireless keyboard is known as Unifying Receiver. It is much helpful in letting you connect multiple Logitech devices, such as Logitech mouse or the Logitech keyboard.

You will need to download the Logitech Unifying software to use this method. You can download the software for free from the Logitech website. The software is available on several platforms and operating systems, such as Chrome OS, Mac OS, or Windows.

Here are the steps that we would recommend in how to connect a Logitech wireless keyboard using a Unifying receiver -
Step 1 -
Insert the batteries into the keyboard if the keyboard is new. Of course, if it is old, you will find it already has batteries inserted.

Step 2 -
Download Logitech Unifying Software on your computer. You should find it at this link. Launch the software.

Step 2 -
Turn on the Logitech wireless keyboard using the toggle button at the back of the keyboard. It might be accompanied by a green button at the side but that is not will all Logitech keyboards.

Step 3 -
On the unifying software on your device, wait until the keyboard connects and click Next. Follow the instructions on the software to finalise setting up your keyboard.
unifying software finish

The Parting Thoughts

Connecting your Logitech wireless keyboard with any of your preferred devices can be quite simple and easy to follow. If you follow the steps and options that we outlined in the above discussion, you can indeed find it relatively easy enough to go with the right connection procedure for your keyboard. The Easy Switch button on your keyboard should be the right option to help you in terms of an effective connection option.

A few FAQs

How Do I Put Logitech Wireless Keyboards in Pairing Mode?
To begin with, turn on the device to that you want to connect your keyboard to. Once done, press and hold down the Connect Button or the Easy Switch button on the keyboard for at least 3 seconds. That would do it, and your keyboard will be in pairing mode. You should be able to find your keyboard among the list of supported devices on your selected device.

Where is the Connect Button on My Logitech Keyboard?
You should be able to find the Connect button at the top right corner of your keyboard. However, if your keyboard does not have a Connect button, your keyboard should have an Easy Switch. You can use the Easy Switch button to switch between multiple devices quickly.

Which is the best Logitech wireless keyboard?
There are several keyboards that have been manufactured by Logitech and provide you with a very decent experience. Among them, we found the Logitech Croft to be a great choice for most of your individual experiences. The handy input dial and support for Mac make it stand apart from the rest.


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