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About K830

  1. Left mouse click
  2. Micro-USB charging port
  3. On/off power switch
  4. Function keys
  5. Automatic light sensor
  6. Battery status and Bluetooth® connection indicator
  7. Hot keys
  8. Touchpad
  9. Mouse click buttons
  10. Product documentation
  11. Unifying receiver
  12. USB extender cable
  13. Micro-USB charging cable


Using the Unifying receiver
1. Plug in the Unifying receiver into your laptop or desktop computer. You can use the USB extender cable provided to position the Unifying receiver away from metallic objects or devices that may cause interference.

Learn more about Unifying

*HDMI cable is not included.

2. Turn on your keyboard.

Using Bluetooth Smart
You have the option to connect your keyboard to a compatible windows 8 or later computer using the latest generation Bluetooth Smart technology. To pair your Bluetooth Smart Ready PC and keyboard:

  1. Turn on your keyboard and ensure that the Unifying receiver is not connected to your PC.
  2. Press the Fn + Del buttons simultaneously.
The Bluetooth connection indicator blinks to indicate the keyboard is discoverable. It remains discoverable for 2 minutes.

  1. Complete Bluetooth Smart pairing on your compatible Windows 8 or later computer:
    1. Go to Control Panel   Devices and Printers.
    2. Click ‘Add a device’. A list of discoverable devices is displayed.
    3. Select ‘K830’ from the list.
    4. Click ‘Next’, and follow the on-screen instructions.

Bluetooth Smart connection indicator
After successfully pairing the keyboard with your computer or TV, the Bluetooth Smart connection indicator turns solid green.
Light Description
Blinking green Fast: The keyboard is in discovery mode, ready for pairing.
Slow: The keyboard is trying to reconnect to your computer or TV.

Keyboard Features

Keyboard backlighting
When you start using your keyboard, the automatic light sensor detects the light level in the room and adjusts the keyboard backlight intensity accordingly.

There are three intensity levels:
  • In bright light: no keyboard illumination
  • In poor light: full intensity backlight
  • In the dark: half intensity backlight
You can manually override the automatic backlighting setting. Press the  key to cycle between the three intensity levels.

Please note:
  • When your battery charge level is low, backlighting turns off automatically to conserve battery power.
Automatic backlight control is restored automatically if the keyboard is idle for 30 minutes or more, or after turning the keyboard off and back on.

Touch tap
Touch tap

Press the Fn key and the left mouse button to toggle between touch tap disable and enabled.

You can also press the left mouse click button at the top-left of the keyboard to perform a click or comfortable two-handed navigation.

You can also tap the touchpad surface to perform a click.


Scroll with two fingers, up or down.

You can also fress the Fn key and slide one finger anywhere on the touchpad simultaneously to scroll for comfortable two-handed navigation.

Recharging your keyboard

Your keyboard is rechargeable. There are no batteries to be replaced.

A three-hour charge provides up to 10 days of use when you type about two hours a day with backlight on, or about one year without backlight.

Note: The use you get between charges may vary depending on your usage pattern.

When you turn on the keyboard the battery indicator shows the charge level.

Indicator Explanation
Blinking green The battery is charging.
Solid green The battery has adequate charge, or charging is complete.
Blinking red Battery power is low. Recharge the battery.
To charge the battery, connect the keyboard to a computer using the Micro‑USB charging cable supplied.

The battery indicator blinks green while charging takes place. Charge until the indicator light stops blinking. You can use the keyboard while it charges.

Shortcut & Function Keys

Keys Function (Windows)
Adjust backlight intensity
Switch applications
Show / Hide desktop
Maximize window
Launch media player
Previous track
Next track
Fn + ins: PC sleep
Fn + del: Bluetooth Smart Connection
Fn + backspace: Print screen
Fn + caps lock: Scroll lock
Fn + : Page up
Fn + : Page down
Fn + : Home
Fn + : End
Volume down
Volume up

  • For keys F1 to F12:
    • Press just the key to select the feature: ‘Adjust backlight intensity’...
    • Press both Fn and the key to select the function key: F1, F2...
  • For all other function keys, press both Fn and the key to select the feature.
  • Some function keys may not be available for use on Android devices.
  • You can use the Logitech Options software on a Windows computer to reverse the requirement to press the Fn key.


Compatible Computers

K830 keyboard works with both desktop and laptop computers and is compatible with the following operating systems.

  • Windows® 8 and later
  • Chrome OS™
  • Android™ 5.0.2 and later

You need to have a Bluetooth Smart enabled PC to be able to connect the keyboard via Bluetooth Smart.

Keyboard functionality, such as Hot Keys and Touchpad Gestures, may differ depending on the operating system.

Keyboard not working
  • Use the USB extender cable provided to position the Unifying receiver as close as possible to your keyboard, and remove any metallic objects between the receiver and keyboard.
  • Try plugging the Unifying receiver into a different port.
  • Try plugging the Unifying receiver directly into your computer.
  • If your keyboard connects via Bluetooth Smart, verify that Bluetooth is turned on in your device’s settings and ensure the Unifying receiver is not plugged in.
  • Check the keyboard is connecting to a Bluetooth Smart enabled PC.

K830 is a plug and play keyboard designed for easy use and long life. However, if you encounter any issues or have questions about your product, Logitech is here to help. Start with a visit to our Customer Support page for full support.

Customer Support