How to Install a Bluetooth Keyboard to a Laptop

By Techwalla Computers Editor

If you have a Bluetooth-enabled laptop, you can always use an external Bluetooth keyboard with it. It is comfortable for long use and can be easily carried around. Here's how you can install a Bluetooth keyboard to a laptop.

Things You'll Need

  • Batteries
  • Bluetooth-enabled laptop
  • Bluetooth keyboard

Step 1

Check if your laptop is Bluetooth-enabled. You can either do it yourself or consult your dealer for that information.

Step 2

Make sure that your keyboard supports Bluetooth 2.0 or a higher technology.

Step 3

Install the Bluetooth software and drivers if your laptop doesn't have them pre-installed already.

Step 4

Insert batteries into your Bluetooth keyboard.

Step 5

Activate the Bluetooth keyboard by turning on the wireless button.

Step 6

Finish the installation using the hardware installation wizard. In most operating systems such a device will be automatically installed as soon as you connect it to the computer.

Step 7

Turn on the button given at the bottom of your Bluetooth keyboard. This will enable it to be detected by the laptop.

Step 8

Right click on the Keyboard icon on your screen and then select the 'Pair Device' option. Follow any other instructions. Your Bluetooth keyboard is installed and ready to use.

Tips & Warnings

  • Refer to the laptop documentation for detailed and specific information about the installation.
  • Refer to your user manual for instructions on how to install drivers.