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iOS 7 and Bluetooth keyboard issues

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  • Huey_uk Calculating status...
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    Oct 5, 2013 11:37 AM (in response to sl7565)

    I'm still having some of these problems with iPad2 and Logitech UltraSlim BT keyboard. I've re-paired, reset, etc. Manifests as:

    1. Can't enter screen lock pin code with BT keyboard after turning on iPad with home button on keyboard?!

    2. If I turn off the iPad (using the lock button on the keyboard?!) then the keyboard home button to turn the iPad on again, I can type in my screenlock pin code with the keyboard.

    3. Previously, with Zagg Logitech Keyboard for iPad and iOS6.x, the screenlock would automatically disappear once the last digit was pressed ont eh keyboard. With this new setup on iOS7.x, that only happens a fraction of the time, usually the screenlock just sits there with all four 'dots' filled, until I press an on-screen numeral, when the lock screen disappears.

    4. I have noticed the keyboard not working in various fields of a few apps, but the lockscreen fail is the major bug for me.

     

    Very annoying indeed.

  • StuartB75 Calculating status...
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    Oct 6, 2013 8:48 AM (in response to sl7565)

    I too have been having serious problems with a Logitech keyboard and iOS 7. I certainly had some buggy behaviour around fields and repeated characters. But the main problem is that when I turned the keyboard off, the on-screen keyboard does not always reappear. This persists even if I change apps or return to the home screen. The only way to bring it back at present seems to be to turn the iPad off completely and restart it.  This is obviously extremely annoying.

  • SuperGamer2000 Calculating status...
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    Oct 6, 2013 11:39 AM (in response to sl7565)

    Same problem. Not with a Logitech keyboard, a Belkin one, which is built into my case. After upgrading to iOS 7, it does not show up in the Bluetooth menu. It just says "Searching..." and stays there. Really disappointed.

  • dcjc Calculating status...
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    Oct 6, 2013 5:39 PM (in response to sl7565)

    same here. blue tooth AND wifi both don't work after upgrade to 7.02

  • CdnBacon128 Calculating status...
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    Oct 6, 2013 9:12 PM (in response to Dr. Trisha)

    I have the same problem...first they kill my original iPad, no more updates, now the my Logitech keyboard...I'm thinking Apple needs so very expensive lawsuits to make them stop doing this...

  • SuperGamer2000 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Oct 7, 2013 7:31 AM (in response to sl7565)

    Aha... Mine's fixed... Pressed and held the pair button on my Bluetooth keyboard, and bam, showed up in the Bluetooth devices list.

  • paulawirth Calculating status...
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    Oct 7, 2013 3:47 PM (in response to sl7565)

    I found I had to update iOS 7 to 7.0.2 before the Logitech Ultrathink Keyboard Cover would pair on Bluetooth with my iPad.

  • AppleJack03 Calculating status...
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    Oct 8, 2013 6:01 AM (in response to sl7565)

    ALCON,

     

    Same issues - very frustrating indeed.  I have had my ZAGGKeys Mini 7 for quite some time and upgraded to iO7, version 7.02 and still have several keys that do not respond at all.  In fact, I will have keys double type, causing many errors while using the Notepad, Wepage input tabs, etc.  Zagg has not commented on their website, though, I plan on calling them today to findout what the solution will be.  I truly believe this is an Apple issue - druing the beta testing, fixes should have been well understood; whereby, implemented into the version of iOS7.  I truly hope Apple addresses these issues soon.

     

    That said - I look forward to the new upgrade scheme and enchancements with iOS7.

     

    V/r

     

    JP

  • Picnicmetoo Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
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    Oct 8, 2013 8:23 AM (in response to sl7565)

    I did Logitech's solution of forgetting device, etc and repaired it and arrows and most everything else works on ultrathin keyboard cover.  However my Apple BT keyboard won't pair now.  its been in the BT list and i even used it last night but this morning I wanted to use it and it wouldn't connect (about 3.5-4 years old).  I finally decided to forget it and repair.  Now, no matter what i do it will not repair.  i've reset a number of times, put in new batteries, and occasionally it will pop up in list but only shows as "keyboard" not Apple Bluetooth  Keyboard as before.  I can never get it to pair--never gives me the code one must use to pair.  i ended up typing on the Logitech.

     

    I'm going to buy an Ipad 5 and pass the 3 to my husband whose Ipad 1 crashes constantly and its battery is of course dying.  i hope by then the BT issues are worked out since i use my ipad for almost everything (except raw photo processing on my built for me PC).  My other 3 BT devices work fine it seems.

  • Picnicmetoo Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
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    Oct 8, 2013 8:26 AM (in response to Picnicmetoo)

    I should have said i overall like IOS7 very much.  i love control center, multitasking and flicking up to close apps, mostly like the 'flat' look and much more.  Some small issues to work out and I'll keep installing minor upgrades LOL.

  • HW7636 Calculating status...
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    Oct 8, 2013 1:46 PM (in response to tangentially)

    SO MANY THANKS, the ctrl-k fixed it for me, couldn't find anything like this on the web...

    Now my Brydge is connected again and works perfektly

  • mkral Level 2 Level 2 (220 points)
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    Oct 8, 2013 8:21 PM (in response to Picnicmetoo)

    Picnic,

     

    I had the exact same issue. I found a solution here (I hope these boards let my post hyperlinks) http://www.tonyjworld.com/2012/03/resetting-my-apple-bluetooth-wireless-keyboard -to-work/

     

    Not sure if the hyperlink will show up, but basically to solve the problem, you have to keep the power button on the keyboard pushed in the entire time you are connecting the apple keyboard to the iPad. Seems kind of quirky & I don't know enough about bluetooth to know why it works, but it worked for me.

  • baked Calculating status...
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    Oct 9, 2013 12:33 PM (in response to sl7565)

    Having the same issues.  I also charged it up thinking this was the issue...to no avail  it still causes issues.  The keys seem random for not working and also the delete button. 

     

    FRUSTRATING!

  • CharLove46 Calculating status...
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    Oct 10, 2013 9:24 AM (in response to eefbee)

    Thanks so much for the info.  Your suggestion on the ultrathin keyboard switch worked and it also taught me something about that deivce that I did not know!  You saved the day!  Thanks again!

  • Fitzpcswa Calculating status...
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    Oct 10, 2013 2:28 PM (in response to sl7565)

    Had the same problem, told Ipad to forget the device, then re-paired and Blammo...

    Working great again...

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