Minor Problems with Bluetooth Keyboard

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  1. arbarnhart

    arbarnhart Senior Member

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    Not sure what the issue is, so I thought I would explain what happened and get feedback from others about whether it is compatibility, software, the keyboard or tablet...

    My wife has a Logitech bluetooth keyboard sold as an iPad accessory. She let me try it with my tablet. It found it fine and started using it and it generally worked for a while. Then something happened and shift didn't seem to work. Instead of ( I would get 9. And then all of a sudden the period started deleting the next character (not a backspace delete). The odd thing about that is that I had typed a period earlier in the same paragraph. It does have some funky Apple keys; I guess I could have hit one of those by mistake at some point. The weird thing is that all the alphanumeric keys still seemed to be fine.
     
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    Last night I had better luck. I went into the properties and turned off its auto punctuate, correct and complete features and it works fine. So I think it is the android interface that has some issues, not hardware. I did not install anything to make it work; just searched for device in bluetooth settings and paired it. So it is a baked in interface being used. I will have to see if Logitech has a better one.

    Also found out that sharing a keyboard is tricky. I have to unpair it and pair it again if it has been used on the iPad since I last used it.
     
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    What model? Is it a compact size, or full size? I am looking for a compatible BT keyboard for my A2109 mini road warrior machine...
     
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    It is kinda medium size; wider than the a2109 in landscape by about an inch at each end. It is a Logitech Tablet Keyboard for iPad. I think they make one that is Android also but I am not sure. It works fairly well with the a2109. It has some keys that do nothing on Android and some things work okay with the arrow keys and some don't.
     

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