Attach Magic Keyboard for iPad (with built-in trackpad)

Attach Magic Keyboard for iPad (with built-in trackpad)

You can enter text using Magic Keyboard for iPad, and you can use its built-in trackpad to control items on the iPad screen (supported models).

To connect and use the Bluetooth version of Magic Keyboard, see Pair Magic Keyboard with iPad.

An illustration of Magic Keyboard for iPad.

Attach Magic Keyboard for iPad

Open the keyboard, fold it back, then attach iPad.

iPad is held in place magnetically.

An illustration of Magic Keyboard for iPad open and folded back. iPad is positioned above the keyboard for attachment to Magic Keyboard for iPad.

To adjust the viewing angle, tilt iPad as needed.

Adjust the keyboard brightness

Go to Settings  > General > Keyboard > Hardware Keyboard, then drag the slider to adjust the level of backlighting in low light conditions.

Charge iPad while using Magic Keyboard for iPad

Connect the keyboard to a power outlet using the USB-C Charge Cable and USB-C Power Adapter that came with your iPad.

An illustration of the location of the USB-C charging port at the bottom, left side of Magic Keyboard for iPad.

Important: The Magic Keyboard for iPad contains magnets that hold iPad securely in place. Avoid placing cards that store information on a magnetic strip—such as credit cards or hotel key cards—on the inside of the Magic Keyboard, or between iPad and the Magic Keyboard, as such contact may demagnetize the card.

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