Logitech MX Keys and the recently announced MX Mini are our favorite premium keyboards for those who need a solid keyboard for coding, writing a lot of text, and other purposes. The Logitech MX Keys keyboard is a complicated piece of hardware and software that sometimes might misbehave. If your keyboard does not work as intended and you experience various issues (for example, a proximity sensor is looping and the keyboard constantly lights up its backlight), performing the Logitech MX Keys reset can help. Besides, you can install new firmware to improve the overall experience. So here is how to reset Logitech MX keys keyboard.
Logitech MX Keys Factory Reset
To reset your Logitech MX Keys keyboard, do the following:
- Charge your Logitech MX Keys keyboard to the full.
- Locate the on/off switch on the backside of your keyboard. Toggle it off and back on. That will restart the keyboard.
- Press the following buttons consequently: Esc + O, Esc + O, and Esc + B.
- Once you do that, all Easy-Switch indicators will start blinking swiftly. Tip: Easy-Switch indicators located above the Insert, Home, and Page Up keys. Those are the buttons you use to switch the keyboard between various devices.
- Now, wait a couple of minutes for the first channel (Easy-Switch button 1) to start blinking.
- Repeat Step 2 if the indicator for the first channel did not start flashing fast.
- Now you can connect your keyboard to a phone, tablet, computer, or any other compatible device.
If the Logitech MX Keys factory reset did not help you fix problems, try the following:
- Install the Logitech Options app. It is available on Windows and macOS on the official website.
- Open Logitech Options and find your keyboard.
- Click the More button and go to the Software Tab.
- Hit the Check for Update button. Install available updates.
Finally, after resetting the Logitech MX Keys keyboard, you can try updating its firmware to fix issues. To update the firmware in Logitech MX Keys, do the following:
- Go to the official Logitech Firmware Update Tool page.
- Click the Download Now button.
- Open the file and follow on-screen instructions. Note that the update may take a few minutes, and your Logitech devices will not work during the process.
And that is how you perform Logitech MX Keys factory reset and update the firmware in the Logitech MX Keys keyboard. It is also worth mentioning that this article applies to other Logitech devices, such as MX mice and keyboards (Master and Kraft Series).