1. beman39's Avatar
    I tried to recently connect a MS wireless BT KB to my L1520 and it doesn't work... I thought for sure this would work with no problems... anyone else try this or any other KB for that matter? and why doesn't it work? btw here is a pic of the KB I tried.

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    12-14-2015 06:10 PM
  2. zei20t's Avatar
    did you select the top-right button to toggle to 'windows' when attempting to pair?

    i have one too, works fine on my L1520, L950XL and Surface Pro 3.

    Its entirely possible it only supports Windows 10.
    12-14-2015 06:12 PM
  3. beman39's Avatar
    yes I did select windows... you mean the KB? or win 10 only supports KB and not 8.1?
    Last edited by beman39; 12-14-2015 at 07:17 PM.
    12-14-2015 07:06 PM
  4. zei20t's Avatar
    Sorry, bad wording on my part.

    Its possible the keyboard only supports Windows 10 devices.
    12-14-2015 08:21 PM
  5. beman39's Avatar
    hmm I don't think that is the issue... that would be very bad for MS making a KB only work on win 10... besides it works on android and IOS... so why exclude win 7- 8.1? no I think windows phone 8.1 is the problem, just doesn't have the drivers for a KB....
    12-14-2015 10:09 PM
  6. xandros9's Avatar
    Only Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2 can handle Bluetooth keyboards, it was a feature that was not present before.

    That update was limited in release. It shipped on the 640 and 640 XL models, and was later released on some 830, 730, 635 models.

    However for all intents and purposes I do not think you can upgrade to that.

    I would look into using Windows 10 Mobile, which should be able to handle that as well.
    zei20t likes this.
    12-15-2015 04:17 PM
  7. zei20t's Avatar
    yup, put windows 10 on the 1520. you wont look back
    12-15-2015 06:03 PM
  8. beman39's Avatar
    I'm too scared to put win 10 on my daily driver.... had too many bad experiences with win10 on my SP3 and I'm reading too much people having trouble with win 10.... when I get my L950XL it will have win 10
    12-15-2015 07:01 PM
  9. zei20t's Avatar
    my wife is technologically errr not smart. she has windows 10 phone on the 1520 and is fine with it.
    jes1888 likes this.
    12-16-2015 07:00 PM
  10. jes1888's Avatar
    lol XD
    01-04-2016 12:30 AM

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