Magic Keyboard, Magic Keyboard with Numeric Keypad, Magic Mouse 2, and Magic Trackpad 2 have a built-in rechargeable battery that lets you use the devices for extended periods between charges.
The Apple Magic Keyboard offers a lot of improvements over its predecessor, including a rechargeable battery, instant pairing, and a slimmer frame. But a much shallower keystroke can be uncomfortable if you're a heavy-handed typist. Don't know how to do it? This video shows you how it is done.We will learn how to connect the Apple Magic Keyboard 2 via Bluetooth to a Mac Computer.
You can check your device's charge level by choosing its name from the Bluetooth icon in the menu bar at the top of the screen.
When it's time to charge your device's battery, connect a Lightning to USB cable to its Lightning port, then connect the other end of the cable to your Mac or a USB power adapter.
For the fastest battery charging performance, be sure your device is switched on when connecting the Lightning to USB cable.
Magic Keyboard, Magic Keyboard with Numeric Keypad, and Magic Trackpad 2 can be used while charging. Magic Mouse 2 is unavailable for use while charging.
Find the Lightning port on your Apple device
The Lightning port on Magic Keyboard and Magic Keyboard with Numeric Keypad is on the back of the device, in the center:
The Lightning port on Magic Mouse 2 is on the underside of the device, beneath the text and markings:
The Lightning port on Magic Trackpad 2 is on the back of the device, in the center:
- If you have an earlier Apple wireless mouse, keyboard, or trackpad with removable batteries, learn how to install batteries.
- Find out more about the rechargeable batteries in your Apple device at Batteries - Why Lithium-ion?
- Magic Keyboard for iPad doesn't need to charge, because it doesn't have a battery.
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Magic Keyboard Utilities for Windows® 10 + 8 + 7
The Magic Keyboard with or without Numeric Keypad is supported under Windows 10 + 8, 64bit only.
|MagicKeyboardUtilities-Setup-110-Legacy.exe||Version 1.10, 16 Jun 2017|
The Apple Wireless Keyboard (with 2 or 3 AA batteries) is supported under Windows 10 + 8 + 7, 32bit and 64bit.
|WirelessKeyboardUtilities-Setup-103-Legacy.exe||Version 1.03, 1 Jun 2017|
Magic Keyboard Layouts Windows® 10 + 8 + 7, 32bit and 64bit
Apple Magic Keyboard Windows Driver
|MagicKeyboardLayouts-Setup-101.exe||Version 1.01, 11 February 2018|
In case you have swapped keys install the Magic Keyboard Layouts and follow these instructions.