TC70 TC75 KitKat: Re-enable soft keyboard after connecting DS3578 Bluetooth scanner in HID mode

Article ID: 31832688

Issue / Question

How to re-enable soft keyboard (virtual keyboard) after connecting a DS3578 Bluetooth scanner in HID mode to a TC70 / TC75 KitKat (4.4.3)?

Applicable To

TC70 KitKat

TC75 KitKat

DS3578

and possibly other Zebra KitKat mobile computers and Bluetooth scanners

Resolution / Answer

1. Open Settings > Select Language & input



 

2. Tap on ‘Default – English (US) Android Keyboard (AOSP)'



3. Tap on Hardware – Physical keyboard to disable.

This option is only available if a HID device is connected (example DS3578 Bluetooth scanner in HID mode)

+ Applicable Products

  • Symbol DS3578 Series
  • TC70
  • TC75