Apple wireless keyboard slow detection

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by wesleyh, Mar 24, 2007.

  1. wesleyh macrumors 6502

    Mar 23, 2007
    After the computer has started I still have to wait 10-20 seconds before I can use my keyboard. Is there any way I can speed this up? Is this even normal?
  2. mad jew Moderator emeritus

    mad jew

    Apr 3, 2004
    Adelaide, Australia
    I press the SPACEBAR repeatedly to prompt the keyboard into action. This works for me. :)
  3. EricNau Moderator emeritus


    Apr 27, 2005
    San Francisco, CA
    Same here. Same thing works for the mouse FWIW.
  4. kolax macrumors G3


    Mar 20, 2007
    Keyboard along with the Mighty Mouse have a standby option built in to preserve battery life. For example, if you move your Mighty Mouse while it is on standby, won't work until you click it, and then it will come out of standby.
  5. wesleyh thread starter macrumors 6502

    Mar 23, 2007
    Does changing the device to "favorites" in the bluetooth system preferences change anything? (Make sure it's the first bluetooth device to be connected, or something)

    I've also removed some bluetooth devices from that list that are no longer connected anyway, you think this will speed it up a bit?
  6. Cult Follower macrumors 6502a

    Cult Follower

    Feb 20, 2007
    North Dakota
    The same thing happens with the MM, but you just have to click it and wait a second or two and you're off and running.

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