Apple's keyboard dock is incompatible with the new iPad

Discussion in 'iPad Accessories' started by Matthew Yohe, Mar 18, 2012.

  1. macrumors 68020

    Oct 12, 2006
    Nothing more to say really, other than it shows up as an unsupported accessory. Sigh.

    RIP 2010-2012
  2. macrumors 6502a


    Nov 8, 2007
    Ugh. I just bought an iPad 3 for my mother. She loves the keyboard dock. Damn you Apple - is there a technical reason for this or is it a push toward me having to buy a Bluetooth keyboard as well? Not everyone can type on glass.
  3. Nhwhazup, Apr 13, 2012
    Last edited: Apr 13, 2012

    macrumors 65816


    Sep 2, 2010
    New Hampshire
    When you get the unsupported message, can you just click on it and then continue to type? When I do a lot of typing I use a mechanical keyboard with the camera connector and iPad. I get the same message but I just click on the "Okay" button to get the message to go away and then my keyboard does work just fine.
  4. macrumors 68000

    May 2, 2010

    That's the message that means the dock won't charge the iPad, doesn't mean the typing function won't work. That's the way it is with other accessories.


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