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Customizing my K800 keyboard with Logitech SetPoint Software

Updated:  08/31/2014 08:13 PM
This tutorial shows you how to use these features in the Logitech SetPoint Mouse and Keyboard Software:

Customizing programmable keys:

To assign keystrokes to one key or change key assignments:
  1. Launch SetPoint (Start > Programs > Logitech > Mouse and Keyboard > Mouse and Keyboard Settings).
    NOTE: If you don't have SetPoint installed, you can download it from the K800 Downloads Page.
  2. Click the My Keyboard tab at the top of the SetPoint Settings window.
    NOTE: If you have more than one Logitech keyboard and the K800 isn't currently displayed, click the down-arrow icon next to the current product name and select Wireless Illuminated Keyboard K800 from the drop-down menu that displays.

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  3. Choose the hot key you want to customize in the Select Hot Key field,
    NOTE: If the Hot Key Settings screen isn't showing, click the lightning-bolt.icon on the left toolbar to display it.

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  4. Choose the task you want to assign from the Select Task list,

    NOTE: You can click the "?" icon next to Hot Key Settings at the top for detailed descriptions of these options.

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  5. Click Apply to save your settings and then OK to close SetPoint.

Programming function keys

The function keys, also known as F-keys, are the keys labeled F1 through F12 above the number keys on your K800. Like the programmable keys, these keys can also be programmed to perform certain functions.

NOTE: To use a function key, press the FN key (to the right of the spacebar and Alt key) at the same time as the function key you want to program.

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To program a function key:

  1. Launch SetPoint (Start > Programs > Logitech > Mouse and Keyboard > Mouse and Keyboard Settings).
    NOTE: If you don't have SetPoint installed, you can download it from the K800 Downloads Page.
  2. Click the My Keyboard tab at the top of the SetPoint Settings window.
    NOTE: If you have more than one Logitech keyboard and the K800 isn't currently displayed, click the down-arrow icon next to the current product name and select Wireless Illuminated Keyboard K800 from the drop-down menu that displays.
  3. Click the "F" icon on the left toolbar to display the F Key Settings screen

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  4. In the Select F Key field, choose the function key you want to customize.
    NOTE: The pictures in the list match those shown above the numbers on the function keys. For example: My Home is F1.

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  5. Choose the task you want to assign to the chosen function key from the Select Task list.
    NOTE: You can click the "?" icon by F Key Settings at the top for detailed descriptions of these options

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  6. Click Apply to save your settings and then OK to close SetPoint.

If you prefer, you can make these programmed functions happen without having to hold down the FN key when you press an F-key. (Instead, you'll have to hold down the FN key for the default F-key functions.) To make this change, select the Swap F key functions check box shown above

Checking battery status

To check the battery status of your keyboard:
  1. Launch SetPoint (Start > Programs > Logitech > Mouse and Keyboard > Mouse and Keyboard Settings).
    NOTE: If you don't have SetPoint installed, you can download it from the K800 Downloads Page.
  2. Click the My Keyboard tab at the top of the SetPoint Settings window.
    NOTE: If you have more than one Logitech keyboard and the K800 isn't currently displayed, click the down-arrow icon next to the current product name and select Wireless Illuminated Keyboard K800 from the drop-down menu that displays.

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  3. Click the battery icon on the left toolbar to display the Keyboard Batteries screen and check your battery status.
  4. Click OK to exit SetPoint.

Disabling keys

To disable keys you don't use:
  1. Launch SetPoint (Start > Programs > Logitech > Mouse and Keyboard > Mouse and Keyboard Settings).
    NOTE: If you don't have SetPoint installed, you can download it from the K800 Downloads Page.
  2. Click the My Keyboard tab at the top of the SetPoint Settings window.
    NOTE: If you have more than one Logitech keyboard and the K800 isn't currently displayed, click the down-arrow icon next to the current product name and select Wireless Illuminated Keyboard K800 from the drop-down menu that displays.
  3. Click the disabling icon on the left toolbar to display the Keyboard Inactive Keys screen.

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  4. Select the checkbox next to any key you want to disable.
    NOTE: You can click the "?" icon next to Keyboard Inactive Keys at the top for detailed descriptions of these options.
  5. Click Apply to save your settings and then OK to exit SetPoint.

Using the Unifying Software

Your K800 ships with Logitech Unifying Software. This lets you use up to six compatible Logitech products with a single Unifying USB Receiver. With the Unifying software you can:

- Pair and un-pair Unifying devices
- Update software and firmware
- Create report logs

To launch the Unifying software:

  1. Launch SetPoint (Start > Programs > Logitech > Mouse and Keyboard > Mouse and Keyboard Settings).
    NOTE: If you don't have SetPoint installed, you can download it from the K800 Downloads Page.
  2. Click the My Keyboard tab at the top of the SetPoint Settings window.
    NOTE: If you have more than one Logitech keyboard and the K800 isn't currently displayed, click the down-arrow icon next to the current product name and select Wireless Illuminated Keyboard K800 from the drop-down menu that displays.
  3. Click the Unifying icon on the left toolbar to display the Unifying tab.

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  4. Click the Open Unifying Software button to launch the software.
To pair your Unifying receiver with more than one Unifying device. follow the on-screen instructions given in the Logitech Unifying Software window. To use the other features of the Unifying software, click the Advanced button.

Keyboard illumination settings

To change the keyboard illumination settings:
  1. Launch SetPoint (Start > Programs > Logitech > Mouse and Keyboard > Mouse and Keyboard Settings).
    NOTE: If you don't have SetPoint installed, you can download it from the K800 Downloads Page.
  2. Click the My Keyboard tab at the top of the SetPoint Settings window.
    NOTE: If you have more than one Logitech keyboard and the K800 isn't currently displayed, click the down-arrow icon next to the current product name and select Wireless Illuminated Keyboard K800 from the drop-down menu that displays.
  3. Click the light-bulb icon on the left toolbar to display the Keyboard Illumination Settings screen.

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  4. Select your settings and then click Apply to save them.
    NOTE: You can click the "?" icon at the top for detailed descriptions of these settings.
  5. Click OK to exit SetPoint.

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