1. To turn your Rugged Messenger on, press the Power button located at the top right corner of the keyboard. The keyboard backlights will turn on and begin pulsing for about two seconds while the keyboard powers up.
2. To turn your Rugged Messenger off, press and hold the Power button for three seconds. The keyboard backlights will pulse for about two seconds and then turn off, indicating your Rugged Messenger has turned off.