Many users are complaining that their Logitech wireless keyboard suddenly became unresponsive and stopped working. If you are one of those users who is facing this particular issue, then you’ve landed on the right page. This is a common issue with wireless keyboard usage and can be solved depending on the cause of the problem. In this article, we are going to explain in detail about how to reset Logitech wireless keyboard to fix these issues.
How to Reset a Logitech Wireless Keyboard – Complete Guide
The most common reason why these wireless keyboards stop working is because of battery issues. Usually, these keyboards come with long battery life but it depends on two things. One is the type of battery used in the keyboard and another one is the user usage hours of the keyboard. If your Logitech keyboard suddenly stopped working, then you need to replace the battery in the keyboard with a new one. In order to do this, turn the keyboard off and then remove the used battery on the backside of the keyboard.
Now you need to replace it with the new set of batteries and then turn on the keyboard. Now connect the keyboard to your device and it should start working. If you want the batteries used in the keyboard to work for a longer period of time, we will recommend you to use Alkaline batteries. These batteries are of higher quality and usually last for more periods of time.
USB ports issues:
Logitech wireless keyboards work with the help of a USB receiver. This is connected to one of the USB ports of your computer. If there are any issues with the USB ports, then the USB receiver will not function properly that in turn results in the keyboard not working. In order to fix this, you need to unplug the USB receiver from one port of your device to another port. Now check if the Logitech keyboard is working. If it is working, then the USB port you’ve connected previously is not working. It is still not working, then you can plug in any other device to the USB port and check if it’s working or not. If it’s working. then there is a problem with your Logitech Wireless keyboard and not with the USB port.
Receiver issues in Reset Logitech Wireless Keyboard :
Usually, the Logitech wireless keyboard comes with any of the two different kinds of receivers. It may be a standard USB receiver or a Unifying receiver. If this receiver stops working, then it will cause performance issues to the wireless keyboard. If you want to know which type of receiver you have, take a close look at the receiver and you will get to know easily. In case if the receiver has a black star symbol within it, then it is a Unifying receiver. If there is no symbol, then it is a standard receiver. Out of both receivers, only a unifying receiver can be replaced and connect with your Logitech wireless keyboard. If you having issues with a standard receiver, then you have no other choice than to buy a new Logitech wireless keyboard as these receivers can not be replaced.
You can replace the current faulty unifying receiver with a new one. It can be bought from the official Logitech store online and nearby electronic stores as well. Once you purchase the Unifying receiver, you can download the unifying software from the official website. Launch the software and then follow the on-screen instructions in order to connect the new receiver with your Logitech wireless keyboard.
If the drivers installed on your computer are faulty or not updated, then it will cause issues with the wireless keyboard. In order to fix this, you need to re-install the driver again. Follow the below steps to know how to do it.
- Click on the Start button on your computer and then search for ‘Control panel’. Click on the top result to open the Control panel.
- Now you need to click on the ‘Device manager’
- Here identify the keyboard device connected to your computer and then double-click on it to open.
- On the top row, you will be able to see the ‘Driver’ tab. Click on it.
- Now you need to click on the ‘Update driver’ button. Windows will automatically search for the latest version of the driver and install it on your computer.
- If Windows is not able to install the latest version of the driver, then you need to visit the Logitech Support website.
- Here you can select the driver for your particular wireless keyboard. Now download and install the driver on your computer.
- Restart your computer now and your Logitech wireless keyboard should be working fine now.
Hope we have covered everything about how to reset a Logitech wireless keyboard. If you have any issues regarding the above article, then please let us know in the comments below. We will get back to you with the best solution as soon as possible.