Backlit Tablet Keyboard Case
for Apple iPad Air

Folio Case with Backlit Keyboard for the Apple iPad Air


Backlit Tablet Keyboard Case
for Apple iPad Air

  • The Folio is one of the thinnest keyboards available.
  • A unique hinge allows 135° of multiple viewing angles.
  • Backlit keys make typing in low-light areas easy on the eyes.
  • Leather-textured cover protects the iPad® and keyboard from dings and scratches while maintaining high fashion.
  • Island-style keys, engineered for maximum space, provide 30% more typing area than the competition.

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Free shipping on all new orders to the U.S.
Free shipping on all new orders to the U.S.


The ZAGG Folio is the thinnest and most diverse Bluetooth® keyboard available. It features a unique hinge design that lets you position your screen at virtually any viewing angle and also provides full body protection to help keep your iPad® free from scratches and dings. A powerful battery keeps it going for up to three months of regular use between charges*.

*Regular use of two hours per day. Using the backlit feature will impact battery life and may require more frequent charging.


More Angles

Featuring a unique hinge design that adjusts through 135°, the Folio holds your iPad at whatever viewing angle is best for you, just like a laptop. No other Bluetooth® keyboard does that.

More Space

Measuring only 7.6mm thin, that's barely more than a quarter inch, and with full-body protection, the Folio easily slips into a bag or purse so it easily goes everywhere you do. And with it being thinner than the competition, it still provides 30% more typing space.

More Colors

With backlit keys that can be customized in an array of colors and brightness, the Folio makes typing in low-light situations a breeze. Plus, you get to have more fun with your typing experience.

More Protection

The Folio features full-body coverage to help protect your iPad wherever you go. With its durable leather textured cover and resilient case, it protects your iPad from scratches, dust, dings and more, and keeps it looking great.

Tech Specs

all in the detail

The ZAGG Folio for the iPad Air tech spec display


1 Folio keyboard, 1 charging cable, and an owner’s manual


Bluetooth keyboard uses a 950 mAh rechargeable lithium polymer battery. Battery will last several months of normal use without charging.


Length 6.82 in (173.2 mm)
Width 9.55 in (242.6 mm)
Depth 0.697 in (17.7 mm) closed with device
Depth 0.299 in (7.6 mm) keyboard only
Weight 18.87 oz (535 grams)

Patented Design

Patent pending design provides additional protection for your iPad Air

Bluetooth Keyboard

The Bluetooth® keyboard feature island-style keys and 30% more typing space than the competition.

Adjustable Hinge

A unique hinge design offers over 135° of viewing angles.

Ultra-Thin Design

At only 7.6mm, or barely more than a quarter of an inch, it’s one of the thinnest keyboards available.

Powerful Battery

Battery offers up to three months of use between charges.

Backlit Keys

Backlit keys in interchangeable colors make typing in low light areas a breeze.

Special Function Keys

Special function keys help you get more done from the convenience of your keyboard.


Owner's manual

WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm -


Reviews & Questions

Folio Backlit Keyboard for the Apple iPad Air (Black) is rated 3.9 out of 5 by 561.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Case This keyboard case is awesome! Backlight works well and the battery last forever. Pairs easily and remains connected no drops. Makes the iPad almost as good as my mac book.
Date published: 2016-11-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Reliable product I've had the original unit for over 2 years and was using my iPad instead of my laptop. I travel frequently and love the features of this product. Unfortunately the hinges finally gave out. But ZAGG sent me a new one. I use ZAGG products ion ALL my electronics . It's a great product and no one has a better warranty!
Date published: 2016-10-28
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Is the ipad Air keyboard case compatible with a full body protector (screen + back) for the device ?

Asked by: dokmuthi
I have a problem that my Invisible Shield is also buckling up under the hinge and now I will need to replace it. A bit disappointing that Zagg haven't addressed this problem as they sell both products.
Answered by: Belindagodhb
Date published: 2014-07-26

Is it possible to fold the keyboard over the back and use the iPad Air in "tablet" or "reader" mode? Or do you have to take the iPad Air out of the case to do that.

Asked by: Anil
no you can not.
Answered by: babyjd16
Date published: 2017-01-27

I was wondering what the sound will be like when attached to this keyboard. i would like details please. nothing worse then bad sound

Asked by: AnniemichellePlanet
Yes you all are right, the case does not have holes for the speakers. But its actually designed that way, it actually re-directs the sound out to you.
Answered by: Jaylorenzo
Date published: 2019-05-03

I currently have the Zaggfolio with keyboard for my iPad 2. Will I need to replace both the keyboard and folio for the iPad Air, or will my current keyboard fit?

Asked by: Shanah
The iPad Air is a different design compared to the iPad 2 so your current keyboard will not fit.
Answered by: Breann
Date published: 2017-01-27

where is the pair button?

Asked by: Scooby
It is on the top right edge of the keyboard.
Answered by: SarahAtZAGG
Date published: 2017-01-27

How do yoou pair the keyboard?

Asked by: Eliz
Pairing your Folio with your iPad is easy. It should only need to be paired once, using the following directions. If the connection between your iPad and Folio is ever lost, simply repeat these steps. 1. On your iPad select: SETTINGS > GENERAL > BLUETOOTH > ON. 2. Press the PAIR button on your Folio keyboard. A blue LED light on the right will flash until your Folio and iPad are paired. 3. Your iPad will display “ZAGGkeys Folio” as an available device. Select this option to complete pairing
Answered by: JamesZAGG
Date published: 2019-02-11

Does zagg folio for iPad Air fit on ipad2?

Asked by: Mairan
No, it is designed to fit the iPad Air specifically.
Answered by: SarahAtZAGG
Date published: 2017-01-27

Is the IPad and back cover detachable from the keyboard hinge? If so, would it remain compatible for use with a SmartCover while not carring the keyborad?

Asked by: Edgar
The iPad Air Folio cover does not detach from the keyboard. The new iPad Air Cover does detach. You can find information on it here:
Answered by: Breann
Date published: 2017-01-27
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