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Posts: 2
Registered: ‎01-10-2013
My Device: Playbook
My Carrier: Not applicable

Playbook Pairing with Wi-Fi Mouse per KB26514

I may be mis-reading the KB article

 

(http://btsc.webapps.blackberry.com/btsc/viewdocument.do?noCount=true&externalId=KB26514&sliceId=1&cm...

 

but it appears to say that a wireless keyboard or mouse can be paired via Bluetooth with the PlayBook. 

I followed the instructions and the PlayBook "found" my mobile phone and Panasonic TV, but not a mouse.

My own thinking is that the wireless dongle that would be plugged into (e.g.) a laptop, would have to be somehow involved?

Is it me?? (c) T.Wogan TOGS

All assistance greatly appreciated

Guru II
Posts: 22,044
Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: BlackBerry PRIV; BlackBerry Z30, Z10 and Q10 w/OS 10.3.2.2639; PlayBook w/OS 2.1.0.1917
My Carrier: AT&T

Re: Playbook Pairing with Wi-Fi Mouse per KB26514

The wireless keyboard and mouse must be bluetooth units and not just regular wireless keyboards/mouses that come with standard wireless dongles.

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Posts: 2
Registered: ‎01-10-2013
My Device: Playbook
My Carrier: Not applicable

Re: Playbook Pairing with Wi-Fi Mouse per KB26514

Many thanks for your help John.  

I was sort of anticipating the answer,but was hoping it might have been otherwise...!

I would suggest the KB article should be revised to make things a little clearer.

 

Again.thanks for your help.