How to Type the Apple Logo on Mac OS X
Want to type the Apple Logo with your Mac keyboard? The Apple logo is actually a special character available to type rather easily from a keyboard in OS X.
This is a fun little typing trick that looks pretty cool too, here’s what it looks like typed out:
Shown larger, it’s the exact Apple logo as seen here:
So how do you do type the Apple character out with nothing but your Mac keyboard? You’ll need to hit a keyboard combination sequence to write it out, it’s easy to remember too.
Option+Shift+K will type the Apple logo as so:
The logo renders as visible on any Mac with OS X, or any iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch with iOS too.
The logo will not display properly to a Windows user and unsupported operating systems or browsers may render the logo as a simple square, so don’t be surprised if it looks like something totally different on another computer or smartphone. Nonetheless, on a Mac you will see the Apple logo in all it’s glory.
What about typing the Apple Logo with other keyboards?
The above trick covers writing out the logo with a US QWERTY keyboard, but many of our wonderful international users have left comments below for how to type the Apple logo on various world keyboards and different keyboard layouts. Thank you to our readers for supplying this information!
How about typing the Apple logo on an iOS keyboard like iPhone or iPad? Well that’s a bit harder because there’s no keystroke ability or special keyboard, so the easiest thing to do is copy the Apple logo and use it as a keyboard replacement shortcut, this lets the Apple icon type itself out on an iPhone or iPad rather easily, as described here.