iMac wireless keyboard not pairing with my MacBook Pro - any ideas?

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by sparkie7, Dec 31, 2009.

  1. sparkie7 macrumors 68010


    Oct 17, 2008
    I'm trying to pair my wireless keyboard that came with my iMac 21.5" with my MBP 17". But for some reason its not even coming up in the bluetooth browse.

    I have turned the on button on & off several times. Its not even blinking indicating it can't pair. I have taken the batteries out and reloaded to reset, still no luck.

    Seems that the wireless keyboards that are bundled with the new iMacs are specifically paired. Is there a way to "un-pair" them?

    The wireless mouse that came with my iMac is paired fine with no problems to my MBP. Just can't get the wireless keyboard to work.

    Any ideas/suggestions?
  2. sparkie7 thread starter macrumors 68010


    Oct 17, 2008
  3. rogervzv macrumors member


    Aug 18, 2009
    Huntington Beach, CA
    Good question. I guess the question is, once a wireless keyboard is paired, how do you induce it to go into search mode for re-pairing with a different computer.... Anyone know?

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