Fix: Apple Magic Keyboard Not Connecting to Windows 10,11

Some Windows 11 users are encountering difficulties connecting their Apple Magic keyboards resulting from a variety of issues. No matter how often you try to reconnect the Apple keyboard after removing it from the Bluetooth settings, it may not be successful in connecting to your PC or laptop. In this article, we will look at simple methods to fix Apple Magic Keyboard Not Connecting to Windows 10,11.

Fix: Apple Magic Keyboard Not Showing Up in Windows 10 / 11

Can You Use Apple Magic Keyboard on Windows?

It is possible to use an Apple Magic Keyboard with a Windows 11 device, although there are a few things to remember. The keys on the Apple Magic Keyboard are exclusive to Mac devices and thus may not work as expected on Windows devices. To resolve this issue, it is possible to remap the keys on the Mac keyboard so that you can use it normally on the Windows 11 device.

Methods to Pair Apple Magic Keyboard on Windows 10,11

To pair your Apple Magic Keyboard with your Windows 10,11 devices, follow the same steps you would for pairing any other Bluetooth keyboard. Simply use your device’s Bluetooth settings to locate the Apple Magic Keyboard and connect it to your Windows 10,11 PC.

  1. On the search bar, type Bluetooth on your Windows 10,11 computer.
  2. Turn on the Apple Magic Keyboard.
  3. Toggle on Bluetooth and tap Add device.
  4. The Apple Magic Keyboard should show up in the list of available devices.
  5. Click on the Apple Magic Keyboard to pair it.
  6. Enter the passcode when prompted.
  7. The Apple Magic Keyboard should now be paired with your Windows 10,11 computer.

How to fix Apple Magic Keyboard Not working on Windows 10,11

If your Apple Magic Keyboard is not working on Windows 10,11 as it should, you might be missing the necessary drivers for your PC. Usually, these drivers will be installed automatically when the keyboard is paired to the PC. But unfortunately, Apple does not offer drivers for the Apple Magic Keyboard on Windows PCs. As a result, we will be utilizing a Python script to manually download the drivers included in Boot Camp Support. Here is how you can use the Brigadier Python script to get your Apple Magic Keyboard drivers.


  1. Go to this link and click on the .exe file under the most recent release to download the script to your computer. After downloading the script, save it to your desktop.
  2. Once downloaded, press the Windows key + R key to launch the Run window.
  3. Now, to open the Command Prompt, type “cmd” and press the Enter key.
  4. To navigate to your desktop, type “cd Desktop” into the command line and press Enter.
  5. To run the script we downloaded earlier, use the command “brigadier.exe -m MacBookAir9,1“. If it fails to run, try using the full path to the .exe on your desktop instead. To get the full path, right-click the file and select “Copy as path”.
  6. Once you have initiated the download of all the necessary drivers to your PC, please wait for the process to complete. Once it is finished, you can use the exit command to close the Command Prompt.
  7. Now open the BootCamp folder on your desktop and navigate to the folder path “Drivers/Apple/AppleKeyboardMagic2“.
  8. Locate the Keymagic2.inf file and right-click on it, then choose “Install” from the menu.
  9. Once the driver is installed on your PC, you will need to restart your PC for the installation to be complete.

The Apple Magic Keyboard is now fully compatible with your Windows 11 PC, ensuring seamless operation without any problems.

Final words

The Apple Magic Keyboard is an excellent keyboard with superior construction and a shallow keystroke. Furthermore, its remarkable battery life of up to one month on a single charge puts it ahead of the competition for both Mac and Windows 11 computers. Despite a few minor flaws, the tips above should help you use the Apple Magic Keyboard with your Windows 10,11 PC without any issues.

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