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Tablet needs a working Bluetooth keyboard

asked 2014-11-19 12:00:40 +0300

ossi1967 gravatar image

When you prepare Sailfish for the upcoming tablet, please make sure the rudimentrary support for Bluetooth keyboards we have now gets massively improved. A tablet offers use cases that are more likely to benefit from a bigger BT-keyboard.

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Excactly what I need. I'm in need for a tablet because I will start university next year, and writing notes on a software keyboard is simply not fast enough. Also, a good office program, using a filetype compatible with openoffice would be really good, but the keyboard is a must have for me.

henrihell ( 2014-11-19 16:29:31 +0300 )edit

and mouse. but it is apart subject

cemoi71 ( 2015-06-03 19:33:20 +0300 )edit

obviously there was not much improvement concerning the connection possibilities for a Bluetooth keyboard. :-( trying hard to connect my new jolla tablet with a logitech k480 keyboard, but unfortunately failed. hints appreciated ;-)

warmekueche ( 2016-03-04 14:45:29 +0300 )edit

@warmekueche - try again (assuming you still have your jolla & bt keyboard). I just got a 2nd hand Logitech K480, it paired first go and I can now compose email and text messages, but that is about it.

Edz ( 2016-11-23 18:15:59 +0300 )edit

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answered 2015-01-15 11:26:08 +0300

bijjal gravatar image

We do plan to improve the support for Bluetooth keyboards for the tablet, adding roadmap tag. Meanwhile, we are happy to report that there are synergies between this and the work done to support TOHKBD community project.

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Great to hear! Is compatiblity to our good old nokia su-8w layout planed? I am sure many sailors have one laying around in the drawer ;)

mosen ( 2015-06-03 17:51:45 +0300 )edit
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