The technological advancements have aggressively progressed with leaps and bounds in within the last two decades. Remarkably, a wireless key board is considered as a tip of the iceberg. A wireless keyboard is a part of a computer hardware that allows the user to communicate with computers, tablets and laptops with the help of radio frequency (RF) that includes WiFi or Bluetooth and even with infrared (IR) technology. Therefore, it is common for wireless keyboards available these days to be accompanied by a wireless mouse for a better maneuvering.
It cannot be denied that Wireless keyboard normally comprise of a tiny receiver that is used to build up a connection between the device and keyboard. This kind of keyboard does not require Bluetooth functionality as it has a special radio frequency (RF) to connect with that provided receiver. Moreover, the same procedure goes with the mouse. Some of the keyboards and mouse also offer the Bluetooth feature; as a matter of fact it is more convenient for the computer hardware to synchronize directly with the PC, laptop and tablet.
In this article the prime focus is on the techniques and methodology by which we may easily connect an HP wireless keyboard without a receiver. Additionally, it must be taken under consideration that the keyboard is equipped with Bluetooth connectivity functionality. If the keyboard does not have Bluetooth support it will certainly not connect without a receiver.
It is often discussed among the masses that are usually not tech savvy to How to connect Wireless Keyboard without receiver?
Here are the following steps that can turn out to be worthy. It’s very important to insert new batteries in the keyboard for a ample power supply. Whereas, the wireless keyboard comes with battery slot and that is usually located at the top or at backside of the keyboard. It is recommended to use built-in rechargeable batteries instead of AA or AAAs batteries. Additionally, if the keyboard comes with rechargeable batteries then recharge is as per instructions provided on the user manual before using it. If it’s not the case then it’s better to insert new batteries.
Furthermore, it cannot be denied that a wireless keyboard comes with both connectivity options. On the one hand, it is via a small receiver that is used to build up a connection between the device and keyboard.
While on the other hand, the other connectivity option is of Bluetooth feature that means that one can also connect the keyboard to the PC or laptop via Bluetooth. To put it in a nutshell, a keyboard has a connectivity option. What we need to do is to connect it through Bluetooth. To connect it through Bluetooth these following methods must be opted as discussed ahead to avoid any problems.
However, for an ideal connection it is better to install the Bluetooth drivers if a popup alert arises. It usually depends on the keyboard that which kind of Bluetooth version has been embedded in it. Therefore, depending on the keyboard’s Bluetooth version, the windows without any human intervention downloads the drivers from the manufacturer’s website. If the windows install the drivers automatically then it’s well in good but also if the keyboard comes with some extra features like programmable keys then keep in mind to install the official software from the manufacturer’s website. It is mandatory to read the user manuals to find out what kind of things are required before hand.
Moreover, it is better to place the keyboard into pairing mode with the Bluetooth for any easy connectivity. On a wireless keyboard usually a keyboard Bluetooth button is provided. Thus, press that button. The button might also be labeled as Connect, Pairing and Bluetooth. Meanwhile, what we need to do is to hold the key down for 5 seconds to enter into the pairing mode. Almost all the keyboards come with a blinking LED light when they are ready to pair with another Bluetooth device. The light turns to rock solid when the keyboard is connected to the PC or laptop.
Additionally in order to connect to the Bluetooth we need to go the system settings and by clicking on the start menu and then scroll for gear icon and click on that. It is normally located near the bottom left corner of the menu. Not only the step we have discussed before is worthy but also there is another way to connect laptop or PC with a keyboard is by using the Action center. Now this can be accomplished by sliding the cursor to the far-right edge of the taskbar very next to the clock. Then click on the notification icon in a squared chat bubble area will appear from the right side. Then press on the Bluetooth that will secure the connection.
If the keyboard comes with a Swift pair technology then we will get a popup notification inquiring to allow further notifications for swift pair. Click on the option “Yes” if you want to get notifications. Now click on the connect button on the preceding window to connect to the keyboard. If the keyboard is working at this stage we are done with the connection procedure.
In order to add in the list of variables click on Add Bluetooth or other device button. It’s the first option at the top of the right panel. Then click on Bluetooth option. The PC will scan for new Bluetooth devices and then display them in a list of available devices. It’s so easy search for the desired keyboard and click on that. It might take few seconds for the keyboard to appear in the search result as a Bluetooth device. If the keyboard does not appear in the results then turn off the Bluetooth and restart it back. If there is a pairing button then press that button.
Afterwards, the instruction will appear on the screen display, follow these onscreen instructions to connect the keyboard with the PC or laptop.
Remember, depending on the model of the keyboard we might have to take extra steps to connect the pairing. Once the keyboard is paired click on the donebutton or Close to end the window and have the benefit of using your wireless keyboard. These are the tips and tricks by which we can connect HP Wireless keyboard with a PC, laptop and tablet without a need of a receiver. It’s often asked that can we connect multiple devices with a Bluetooth. Certainly “YES” we can. Nowadays, merely all the laptops and related devices like printers and Bluetooth earphones can support up to 3 or 4 devices at a time. Remarkably, all these devices run smoothly without any lag or trouble.