Enjoy the comfort and convenience of desktop typing on your desktop computer, laptop, smartphone, and tablet. The Logitech Bluetooth® Multi-Device Keyboard K380 is a compact and distinctive keyboard that lets you communicate and create on your personal devices, anywhere in the home.
Convenient Easy-Switch™ buttons make it easy to simultaneously connect with up to three devices via Bluetooth® wireless technology and instantly switch among them.
The OS-adaptive keyboard automatically remaps keys for the selected device so you’re always typing on a familiar keyboard with favorite hotkeys where you expect them.
In addition to optimizing the keyboard for your preferred operating system, the software lets you customize the K380 to fit your individual needs and personal style.
K380 AT A GLANCE
|1 — Easy-Switch keys||Press to connect and select devices|
|2 — Bluetooth status lights||Show state of Bluetooth connection|
|3 — 3 Split keys||Modifier based on type of device connected to keyboard Above: Windows® and Android™. Below: Mac OS® X and iOS®|
|4 — Battery compartment|
|5 — On/off switch|
|6 — Battery status light|
- Pull the tab on the back side of the keyboard to power it on.
The LED on the Easy-Switch button should blink rapidly. If not, hold down the button for three seconds.
- Connect your device using Bluetooth:
- Open the Bluetooth settings on your computer to complete the pairing. Steady light for 5 seconds on the button indicates successful pairing. If the light blinks slowly, hold down the button for three seconds and try pairing via Bluetooth again.
- Click here for more details on how to do this on your computer. If you experience issues with Bluetooth, click here for Bluetooth troubleshooting.
- Install Logi Options+ Software.
Download Logi Options+ to use all the possibilities this keyboard has to offer. To download and learn more, go to logitech.com/optionsplus.
PAIR TO A SECOND COMPUTER WITH EASY-SWITCH
Your keyboard can be paired with up to three different computers using the Easy-Switch button to change the channel.
- Select the channel you want using the Easy-Switch button — press and hold the same button for three seconds. This will put the keyboard in discovery mode so it can be seen by your computer. The LED will start blinking rapidly.
- Open the Bluetooth settings on your computer to complete the pairing. You can find more details here.
- Once paired, a short press on the Easy-Switch button lets you switch channels.
Re-pairing a device
If a device becomes disconnected from the keyboard, you can easily re-pair the device with the keyboard. Here's how:
On the keyboard
- Press and hold down an Easy-Switch button until the status light starts blinking rapidly.
The keyboard is now in pairing mode for the next three minutes.
On the device
- Go to Bluetooth settings on your device and select Logitech Bluetooth® Multi-Device Keyboard K380 when it appears in the list of available Bluetooth devices.
- Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the pairing.
- Upon pairing, the status LED on the keyboard stops blinking and remains steady for 10 seconds.
Download Logi Options+ to use all the possibilities this keyboard has to offer. In addition to optimizing the K380 for your operating system, Logi Options+ lets you customize the keyboard to fit your needs and personal style — create shortcuts, reassign key functions, display battery warnings, and much more. To download and learn more, go to logitech.com/optionsplus.
Click here for the list of supported OS versions for Options+.
Explore the advanced features your new keyboard offers:
- Shortcuts and function keys
- OS-adaptive keyboard
- Power management
SHORTCUTS AND FUNCTION KEYS
Hot keys and media keys
The table below shows hot keys and media keys available for Windows, Mac OS X, Android and iOS.
macOS Big Sur
|Home (Launch web browser)||Mission Control*||Home (Go to Homescreen)||Home (Go to Homescreen)||Home (Go to Homepage in web browser)|
|App Switch||Launchpad||Home Screen||App SwitchApp Switch||App Switch|
|Contextual menu||Does nothing||Does nothing||Contextual menu||Contextual menu|
|Previous Track||Previous Track||Previous Track||Previous Track||Previous Track|
|Play / Pause||Play / Pause||Play / Pause||Play / Pause||Play / Pause|
|Next Track||Next Track||Next Track||Next Track||Next Track|
|Volume Down||Volume Down||Volume Down||Volume Down||Volume Down|
|Volume Up||Volume Up||Volume Up||Volume Up||Volume Up|
|Delete||Forward Delete||Forward Delete||Delete||Delete|
*Requires installtion of Logitech Options software
To perform a shortcut hold down the fn (function) key while pressing the key associated with an action.
The table below provides function key combinations for different operating systems.
|Mac OS X||iOS|
|Print screen||Print screen||Screen lock*||Capture screen|
|Home (when editing text)||Home (when editing text)||Select previous word||Select previous word|
|End (when editing text)||End (when editing text)||Select next word||Select next word|
|Page up||Page up||Page up/Increase brightness*|
|Page down||Page down||Page down/Decrease brightness*|
*Requires installtion of Logitech Options software
If you typically use function keys more often than shortcut keys, install Logi Options+ software and use it to set up shortcut keys as function keys and use the keys to perform functions without having to hold down the Fn key.
The Logitech Keyboard K380 includes OS-adaptive key that have different functions, depending on the operating system of the device you’re typing on.
The keyboard automatically detects the operating system on the currently selected device and remaps keys to provide functions and shortcuts where you expect them to be.
If the keyboard fails to correctly detect the operating system of a device, you can manually select the operating system by performing a long press (3 seconds) of a function key combination.
|To select an OS:||
Hold down key combination
for 3 seconds
Mac OS X / iOS
Windows / Android
Unique multi-function keys makes the Logitech Keyboard K380 compatible with most computers and mobile devices. Key label colors and split lines identify functions or symbols reserved for different devices and operating systems.
Key label color
Gray labels indicate functions available on Apple devices running Mac OS X or iOS. White labels on gray circles identify symbols reserved for use with Alt Gr on Windows computers.*
Modifier keys on either side of the space bar display two sets of labels separated by split lines. The label above the split line shows the modifier sent to a Windows, Android, or Chrome device. The label below the split line shows the modifier sent to an Apple Macintosh, iPhone, or iPad. The keyboard automatically uses modifiers associated with the currently selected device.
*The Alt Gr (or Alt Graph) key that appears on many international keyboards replaces the right Alt key normally found to the right of the spacebar. When pressed in combination with other keys, Alt Gr enables entry of special characters.
|Reserved key labels|
Reserved for use with Apple computers (Mac OS X) or iPhones and iPads (iOS)
Example (Mac OS X or iOS)
White on gray circle
Symbol reserved for use with Alt Gr on computers using Windows
|Split key labels|
Above: Windows and Android
Below: Mac OS X and iOS
Check battery level
The status LED on the side of the keyboard turns red to indicate battery power is low and it’s time to change batteries.
- Lift the battery compartment up and off the base.
- Replace the spent batteries with two new AAA batteries and reattach the compartment door.
TIP: Install Logi Options+ to set up and receive battery status notifications.
BLUETOOTH WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY ENABLED DEVICES:
Mac OS X (10.10 or later)
Windows 7, 8, 10 or later
Android 3.2 or later