How to Connect Apple Bluetooth Magic Keyboard on Linux Mint 18 Easy Guide

June 14, 2018 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Connecting Apple Bluetooth Magic Keyboard Linux Mint 18

You Are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Connect Apple Bluetooth Magic Keyboard on Linux Mint 18 Sarah/Serena/Sonya/Sylvia LTS GNU/Linux.

And to Successfuly Pairing Apple Bluetooth Keyboard on Linux Mint you have to Install and make Use of the Blueman Manager UI Tool.

Because the Apple Bluetooth Devices Connection Setup on Mint GNU/Linux it’s quite Tricky without following the Right Procedure.

How to Connect Apple Bluetooth Magic Keyboard on Linux Mint 18 - Featured
  1. 1. Launching the Shell Emulator

    Open a Terminal window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Connect Apple Bluetooth Magic Keyboard on Linux Mint 18 - Open Terminal Shell Emulator
  2. 2. Installing Blueman

    How to Install Blueman Manager on Linux Mint

    Blueman Manager Linux Mint Setup
  3. 3. Launching Blueman Manager

    Then Start Blueman Manager
    From Shell with:

    blueman-manager

    Or better make Use of the Desktop Launcher:

    How to Connect Apple Bluetooth Magic Keyboard on Linux Mint 18 - System Tray Launcher
  4. 4. Searching Device

    Next to Find Device Eventually Click on Search

    How to Connect Apple Bluetooth Magic Keyboard on Linux Mint 18 - Searching
  5. 5. Selecting Device

    How to Connect Apple Bluetooth Magic Keyboard on Linux Mint 18 - Selecting
  6. 6. Setting Up Device

    How to Connect Apple Bluetooth Magic Keyboard on Linux Mint 18 - Setting Up

    Furthermore, on the Keyboard first Hold Down the Turn On/Off for at least 10 Seconds.

  7. 7. Pairing Device

    Now Choose Pair or also same the Key Button

    How to Connect Apple Bluetooth Magic Keyboard on Linux Mint 18 -

    Then Confirm to Connect as HID:

    How to Connect Apple Bluetooth Magic Keyboard on Linux Mint 18 -

    Finally, if All it’s Right the Connection should be Successful Etablished!

    How to Connect Apple Bluetooth Magic Keyboard on Linux Mint 18 -

    Eventually if Connection is Difficult to Etablish then Try Again to Right-Click and Choose ‘Human Device Interface Service‘:
    How to Connect Apple Bluetooth Magic Keyboard on Linux Mint 18 - Select HID
    And if the Procedure does not Works the First Time then Retry again patiently until succeeded.

  8. 8. Trusting Device

    Finally Again Toggle Trusted Device Flag

    How to Connect Apple Bluetooth Magic Keyboard on Linux Mint 18 - Trust Device

    This will make Easier to Keep Connection over a Reboot
    So after StartUp the Bluetooth Devices should easily Restore the Connection automatically.
    But if Not the case then simply Repeat patiently the same Setup as before.

  9. So Now I’m truly Happy if this Info could Help You to Connect Apple Bluetooth Magic Keyboard on Linux Mint 18!


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