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Can't pair my Bluetooth keyboard

  1. #1

    Posts : 40
    Windows 8

    Can't pair my Bluetooth keyboard

    Every time I try to pair my Bluetooth keyboard in Windows 8.1, I get the error "That didn't work", with the subtext "Try again, and make sure your keyboard is still discoverable."

    Given the uselessness of the error message, I don't even know where to start troubleshooting. Any ideas?

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  2. #2

    Posts : 1,034
    Windows 7 x64/ Windows 8.1 x64


    can you please let us know which keyboard are you using? Check in the keyboard settings, if it has the option which you can tick, like "make the hardware discoverable".

    Click the Start button, click Control Panel, click Hardware and Sound, and then click Bluetooth Devices.
    Select the device that's not working, and then click Remove.

    Click Add, press the reset button on the device (or make it discoverable following the manufacturer's instructions), select the My device is set up and ready to be found check box, and then click Next.

    If the device is not found, repeat the previous step. When the device is found, select it, and then click Next.
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