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Having a Desktop computer keyboard work with a Samsung Admire phone


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#1 netsurfer802

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Posted 29 May 2014 - 23:36

I'm trying to get a regular desktop keyboard to work with a Samsung Admire SCH-R720.  I've ordered an adapter that lets me plug in a USB keyboard on one side and the port for the phone where a charger plugs into which is supposed to adapt the keyboard to work with the Samsung but it's not working...what do I need to do to get it to recognize the keyboard and have it work.




#2 Mindovermaster

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Posted 29 May 2014 - 23:57

Try using a bluetooth keyboard.



#3 +Nik L

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Posted 30 May 2014 - 00:11

Restart with keyboard connected sometimes helps.



#4 link6155

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Posted 30 May 2014 - 00:21

Sometimes on my device with an OTA usb adapter, I need to restart it before it my keyboard/mouse works properly. Have you tried that?