How To Connect Anker Bluetooth Keyboard To Any Device

After purchasing any of Anker Bluetooth keyboards, you may notice that it doesn’t provide instructions to connect or pair it with your iPad, laptop, MacBook, tablet, or phone.

You are left to figure out how to connect the keyboard to any of your devices on your own. Not many people understand how to pair their Anker keyboard to their device correctly because it isn’t something they are familiar with.

A typical Bluetooth keyboard usually comes with an external Bluetooth USB adapter that will serve as a receiver for the Bluetooth keyboard, which is simply a plug and play connection.

Unfortunately, Anker didn’t use this connection method for their Bluetooth keyboard. Instead, the Anker Bluetooth keyboard would require you to pair it with any other Bluetooth device using an authorization code.

This is where many people encounter issues because they are not familiar with the authorization code required to establish the connection.

The authorization code would be displayed on your device and entered on your Anker keyboard to be correctly connected.

In this article, I will share how to correctly connect your Anker keyboard to any of your devices easily.

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How To Connect Anker Keyboard

Connecting an Anker keyboard to any device requires Bluetooth. Without your device supporting Bluetooth, it is impossible to connect your Bluetooth keyboard to it.

To connect, you will need to enable the Bluetooth of both your keyboard and your device. Then your device will discover the keyboard and display an authorization code after you click on it.

You will enter the displayed authorization code on your Anker keyboard and then press enter to establish a Bluetooth connection between them correctly.

Here’s how:

1. Make sure your device and the Anker Bluetooth keyboard are enabled.

2. Press the Fn + Z key to enable the Bluetooth on the Anker keyboard if it is disabled.

3. Your device should discover the keyboard. Click on it.

4. Enter the pop-up code on the keyboard and click on the enter key.

5. Your Anker keyboard will automatically pair with your device immediately.

How To Connect Anker Keyboard To iPad

iPad doesn’t come along with a keyboard, and its users are aware of this, which is why they take advantage of the Anker Bluetooth keyboard.

The keyboard works for all iPads, and it is straightforward to connect.

Here’s how:

1. Go to the Control Centre, where you can find your Bluetooth.

2. Click on the Bluetooth to see a list of discovered devices.

3. Press and hold Fn + Z simultaneously to enable your Anker keyboard Bluetooth.

4. Click on the Anker keyboard when your iPad discovers it.

5. You will see a pop-up that includes 4 digits.

6. Type the 4 digits on the Anker keyboard and press enter.

How To Connect Anker Keyboard To Laptop

The Anker Bluetooth keyboard works on any laptop using either Windows 7, 8, 10, or 11 operating system.

So, suppose you are having issues with your Dell, HP, Lenovo, MSI, or Acer keyboard. In that case, you can use the Anker keyboard as an alternative.

The only requirement would be that your laptop must support Bluetooth. Alternatively, you can use an affordable Bluetooth adapter to make your laptop support Bluetooth if it doesn’t.

Once you can enable Bluetooth on your laptop, you should put your keyboard in pairing mode and connect them.

Here’s how:

1. Click on Windows key + I to open Windows settings.

2. Click on devices.

3. Enable your laptop’s Bluetooth.

4. Select on add Bluetooth or other device.

5. Choose Bluetooth from the list.

6. Turn on your Ankers Bluetooth keyboard.

7. Wait for a few seconds until your laptop discovers your Anker Bluetooth keyboard.

8. Once the keyboard is discovered, click on it to connect.

How To Connect Anker Keyboard To MacBook

Connecting the Anker keyboard on your MacBook or iMac would require Bluetooth enabled on both devices.

Once enabled, you would have to head over to your system preference to discover the Anker keyboard and get the authorization code.

Here’s how:

1. Head over to system preference on your MacBook.

2. Click on Bluetooth.

3. If your MacBook can’t find the Anker keyboard, press the Fn + Z key to enable the Bluetooth of the Anker keyboard.

4. Once your MacBook finds it, click on it.

5. You will get a pop-up that includes some numbers.

6. Type those numbers on the Anker keyboard and hit enter to pair.

How To Connect Anker Keyboard To Tablet

Tablets don’t usually come along with a keyboard. It is basically like an android phone with a large display.
Using the Anker wireless keyboard with your tablet is an excellent way to improve your tablet and make work a lot easier.

Here’s how:

1. Head over to settings from your menu.

2. Navigate your way to Bluetooth.

3. Enable your tablets Bluetooth.

4. Turn on your Anker keyboard with its power button.

5. Enable the keyboard Bluetooth by pressing Fn + Z.

6. Once your tablet discovers it, click on it.

7. A pop-up will be revealed with some numbers.

8. Type those numbers on the board and select enter to pair your tablet with it.

How To Connect Anker Keyboard To Phone

Suppose you need to do some serious typing and you don’t have your laptop around. In that case, you can use your smartphone instead integrated with the Anker keyboard.

The keyboard will make your work more efficient on your phone, even it’s gaming you want to use it for.

Here’s how:

1. Go to settings on your phone.

2. Select connections.

3. Click on the Bluetooth.

4. Enable the Bluetooth to begin searching for a discoverable device.

5. Turn on your Anker Bluetooth keyboard immediately.

6. Once your phone discovers the keyboard, click on it to pair.

How To Connect Anker Keyboard To Chromebook

Suppose you are having issues with your Chromebook keyboard. In that case, you should switch to the Anker wireless keyboard because the connection is easy.

Here’s how:

1. Click on the clock by the bottom right-hand corner.

2. Click on the settings gear icon.

3. Select Bluetooth by the left-hand tab.

4. Scroll down to the Bluetooth section and ensure the Bluetooth is turned on.

5. Turn on your Anker keyboard.

6. Once your Chromebook discovers the keyboard, click on it to connect it.

How To Enable Bluetooth On Anker Keyboard

Press and hold the Fn key + Z to enable Bluetooth on the Anker Bluetooth keyboard while it is turned on. In this state, it would be in pairing mode, and the device you want to connect it to can discover it.

Once you power on the Anker keyboard, it automatically turns on the Bluetooth and stays in pairing mode for a few seconds.

If you don’t connect your device to it while in pairing mode, the Bluetooth will be disabled. You will have to turn on the Bluetooth again before entering pairing mode.

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Once in pairing mode, you can connect or pair whatever device you want to establish a connection with.

Why Is My Anker Keyboard Not Connecting?

There are primary 3 reasons why your Anker Bluetooth keyboard is not connecting, and we will take a look at each reason to see how you can resolve it.

Anker Keyboard Bluetooth Is Disabled

You may not be able to connect any of your device to the Anker keyboard because the Bluetooth is disabled.

It takes just a few seconds for the Bluetooth to stay on after turning the keyboard on. If you don’t connect your device within those few seconds, the keyboard will automatically be disabled.

You will have to turn on the Anker keyboard Bluetooth again before it enters pairing mode so that you can connect to it.

Click on the Fn and Z key together to enable the Bluetooth of the Anker keyboard. Once it is enabled, it will enter pairing mode, and you need to connect your device to it quickly before it disconnects again.

Incorrect Authorization Code

Whenever your device is about to establish a connection to the Anker keyboard, you will get a pop-up that includes a verification or authorization code.

Your Anker keyboard is the one that gives this authorization code to your device so that your device can connect to it correctly.

When you see this authorization code, you will have to enter the code on your Anker keyboard and then hit enter to pair them together.

If you mistakenly enter the wrong code, your Anker keyboard won’t connect, and you will have to start all over.

Make sure you enter the code correctly on the keyboard and press enter. The code is in numbers and can either be 4, 5, or more digits.

Device Doesn’t Support Bluetooth

Another reason your Anker keyboard is not connecting is that your device may not support Bluetooth.

Whatever device you are trying to connect to, if it doesn’t support Bluetooth, there’s no way to connect to the keyboard.

Although if it happens to be your laptop that doesn’t support Bluetooth, you can use an external Bluetooth adapter to make it support Bluetooth.

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