Instructions: Brydge 9.7
for iPad 6th Gen (2018), iPad 5th Gen (2017), iPad Pro 9.7", iPad Air 2 and iPad Air 1

Videos: View Brydge 9.7 Support Videos -->

 

NOTE: If your keyboard has pairing buttons on the front edge of the keyboard, CLICK HERE >


SHIMS

1 - IMPORTANT: Your Brydge 9.7 is set up for the iPad 6th Gen, iPad 5th Gen, and iPad Air 1.

If you have the iPad Pro 9.7-inch or an iPad Air 2, you will need to use the second set of shims provided in the box (located next to the Micro USB)


2 - TO REPLACE: Remove the current shims, and pick away any large tape residue

NOTE: It’s not necessary to remove everything, just the bigger bits


3 - Remove tape backing from front and back of new shims, and line up where the previous ones were
Insert into hinges


4 - NOTE: Ensure the shim is pressed firmly against the bottom of the hinge



INSERT / REMOVE

5 - Place your iPad into the hinges with the home button on the right, and your Brydge placed on a flat surface


6 - Lift iPad to test the hinge grip. Your iPad and Brydge should be held tightly together


7 - If iPad is loose, remove and give the hinges a gentle squeeze. Repeat this process until your iPad is held firmly


8 - To remove, grab your iPad and pull straight up, with one hand firmly holding your Brydge against a hard surface



PAIR THE KEYBOARD
NOTE: The power key will illuminate in all sitations


9a - Press the power key. A green dot will illuminate


9b - Press and hold the BluetoothTM key for 3 seconds. The power key will flash blue until Bluetooth is successfully paired


10 - On your iPad, under Settings>Bluetooth, tap Brydge 9.7 keyboard


11a - NOTE: The power key will illuminate for 2 seconds to let you know the Brydge is powered on


11b - To power off: Press and hold for three seconds. Key will turn green, then flash red twice to indicate Brydge is powered off



CHARGE

12 - To check battery life, press and hold the battery key for four seconds. Power key will flash three times:
Green = 75-100%
Yellow = 25-74%
Red = 10-24%

Power key will flash red three times every two minutes when the battery is below 9% and needs charging


13 - Insert the supplied MICRO USB cable

Power key will be illuminated red while charging, and is fully charged when the light turns off

NOTE: Charging can take up to 3 hours



Keyboard Layout: BRYDGE 9.7 - w/Pairing Buttons on Keys





Brydge 9.7 Support Videos:




Instructions: Brydge 9.7 - Keyboard w/Pairing Buttons on front edge of keyboard


SHIMS

1 - IMPORTANT: Your Brydge 9.7 is set up for the iPad 6th Gen, iPad 5th Gen, and iPad Air 1.

If you have the iPad Pro 9.7-inch or an iPad Air 2, you will need to use the second set of shims provided in the box (located next to the Micro USB)


2 - TO REPLACE: Remove the current shims, and pick away any large tape residue

NOTE: It’s not necessary to remove everything, just the bigger bits


3 - Remove tape backing from front and back of new shims, and line up where the previous ones were.
Insert into hinges


4 - NOTE: Ensure the shim is pressed firmly against the bottom of the hinge



INSERT / REMOVE

5 - Place your iPad into the hinges with the home button on the right, and your Brydge placed on a flat surface


6 - Lift iPad to test the hinge grip. Your iPad and Brydge should be held tightly together


7 - If iPad is loose, remove and give the hinges a gentle squeeze. Repeat this process until your iPad is held firmly


8 - To remove, grab your iPad and pull straight up, with one hand firmly holding your Brydge against a hard surface



PAIR THE KEYBOARD

9 Turn on by switching the small silver button on the front left of your Brydge to the right. A green dot will appear.

Put your Brydge into pairing mode by pressing and holding the long silver button on the front left of your Brydge for 3 seconds


10 - On your iPad, under Settings>Bluetooth, tap Brydge 9.7 keyboard



CHARGE

11 - To check battery life, press the battery key
One flash = 25%
Two flashes = 50%
Three flashes = 75%
Four flashes = Fully charged

A solid blue light indicates your Brydge has less than 10% battery life left


12 - Insert the supplied MICRO USB cable


13 - Charging is confirmed by a solid red light under the right shift key.

Your Brydge is fully charged when the light turns off.

NOTE: Charging can take up to 3 hours



PAIR THE SPEAKERS (some models)

14 - To activate speakers, press and hold the long silver button on the far right on the front of your Brydge.

You will hear a da-da-dup/da-dup sound.

Your speakers are now ready to pair


15 - On your iPad, under Settings>Bluetooth, select BrydgeAir Sound.

You will hear a final BEEP confirming the pairing process.

NOTE: If you don’t see BrydgeAir Sound under the Bluetooth on your iPad, please turn your keyboard off and repeat step 1



Keyboard Layout: BRYDGE 9.7 - w/Pairing Buttons on Front Edge