Belkin manufacturer keyboards for home and business use. More so, these keyboards are usually multipurpose and highly functional.
Apart from that, it helps you to type faster. Especially in your emails, word processing, and messaging.
The keyboard works as soon as you pair it with your Samsung tablet via Bluetooth connection. Follow the steps below to pair it with your Samsung tablet successfully.
- Step 1: Make sure the keyboard has been charged
- Step 2: Switch the keyboard On
- Step 3: On your Samsung tablet home screen, tap “settings”.
- Step 4: Select “Bluetooth” on the settings menu.
- Step 5: Toggle the “Bluetooth” switch to turn on.
- Step 6: The keyboard will show up under devices. Select the “Belkin keyboard” to connect.
- Step 7: Where the keyboard notification does not show on your tablet. Unplug the keyboard and insert it again.
Pairing your Samsung tablet to the Belkin keyboard can be that easy. You can also pair two devices to the keyboard. Don’t be surprised, here is how to do it.
Connect Two Devices To Belkin Keyboard
The Belkin keyboard allows you to connect two devices at once. There are 3 processes you need to follow this. Each process has a series of steps.
1. Clear Keyboard Memory On Your Device
- Step 1: Tap “Settings” on your device.
- Step 2: Tap “Bluetooth”
- Step 3: Toggle the Bluetooth switch to turn on
- Step 4: Under “My devices”, tap the icon next to the name of your keyboard.
- Step 5: Tap “Forget this device”
- Step 6: Click “OK” to confirm.
- Step 7: Toggle “Bluetooth” to switch off.
2. Clear Keyboard Memory
- Step 1: Long press the four corner keys together. This should be done for 5 seconds to clear out the memory.
- Step 2: Once the pairing is completed. The keyboard setting will change to default to pairing mode for the first memory card slot.
3. Pair Your Device
- Step 1: On your first device, switch on the Bluetooth and pair it with a keyboard. It will be on “Memory Slot 1”.
- Step 2: Turn on “Bluetooth” on your second device.
- Step 3: When you pair the first device, switch the keyboard to “Memory Slot 2”. You can do this by tapping the “fn” and “+” keys together.
- Step 4: Pair your second device with the keyboard under “Memory Slot 2”
The 3 processes above should be followed accordingly. This is to ensure that your devices are connected to the keyboard.
The keyboard case LED will flash blue when pairing with your first device. It will flash purple with the second device.
Is the Belkin keyboard compatible with other devices?
Not all devices, but mostly 7-inch tablets. A list of other devices compatible with the Belkin keyboard has been put together below.
Other Devices Compatible With Belkin Keyboard
These devices include:
- iPad Air
- iPad Air 2
- iPad Mini
- iPad 3rd gen
- iPad 4th gen
- iPhone 5/5s
- iPhone 5c
All the devices stated above and other 7-inch tablets are compatible with the Belkin keyboard.
How To Fix A Belkin Keyboard
Your Belkin keyboard may have stopped or refused to work. Nonetheless, this may be a software driver problem or from the hardware.
Software drivers are responsible for communication between the keyboard and the computer. If this driver has a fault, it may be the reason your keyboard stopped working. Follow the steps below to fix this.
- Step 1: Log in to windows using an administrator account.
- Step 2: Go to your web browser and navigate to the Belkin website.
- Step 3: Click on “See resources”
- Step 4: Click the “Customer service” link
- Step 5: Find the keyboard product. Nevertheless, you can do this by browsing through the categories or using the website’s search engine.
- Step 6: Locate the drivers of your keyboard. This should appear as a link on the product page.
- Step 7: On the driver’s page, download the recent drive version. This can be done by clicking on the small downward white arrow.
- Step 8: Click the windows start button and select “Control panel”.
- Step 9: Tap “Hardware and Sound”.
- Step 10: Click the “Device manager” link to open the utility.
- Step 11: If your keyboard is listed under the keyboard heading. Right-click on the item and choose “Uninstall” from the context menu.
- Step 12: Press “OK” to confirm.
- Step 13: Launch the new setup file that has been downloaded.
- Step 14: Follow the on-screen instructions to install the driver. The steps will vary according to the keyboard model and driver type.
- Step 15: Right-click on the set-up file. If you are using a standard windows user account.
- Step 16: Choose “Run as administrator”
- Step 17: Reboot the computer to complete the process.