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How to Type the Upside-down Exclamation Point ¡ on iPhone & iPad

May 13, 2022 - Leave a Comment
Type the upside down exclamation point on iPhone and iPad

The upside-down exclamation point is frequently used in some languages, and if you’re on an iPhone or iPad you may be wondering how to type the inverted exclamation point on the virtual keyboard. Like most things on iPhone and iPad, it’s simple, at least once you learn how it’s done. We’ll show you how to … Read More

How to Change iPad Magic Keyboard Backlight Brightness from Control Center

May 10, 2022 - Leave a Comment
Add keyboard backlight adjustment to Control Center on iPad

The iPad Magic Keyboard includes backlit keys, which make for easier visibility in lower light situations, and add a nice visual flare to the hardware keyboard as well. With the latest versions of iPadOS, you can easily change the backlit keyboard brightness levels through Control Center. But first you must enable the keyboard backlighting option, … Read More

How to Type Upside-Down Exclamation Point on Mac ¡!

May 6, 2022 - 1 Comment
Type the upside-down Exclamation Point on Mac

“¡I need to type an inverted exclamation point!” the Mac user said… Indeed, the upside-down exclamation point ¡ is frequently used in Spanish and some other languages and thus it makes sense why you’d need to type the character, but if you’re using an English keyboard you may be wondering how you can type the … Read More

How to Type the Inverted Question Mark on iPhone & iPad ¿

Apr 29, 2022 - 1 Comment
How to Type the inverted question mark on iPhone or iPad

¿ Need to type the inverted question mark from your iPhone or iPad? Whether you’re learning a foreign language, speak another language fluently, or simply need access to the ¿ punctuation character for any other reason, typing the inverted question mark symbol is very easy from iPhone or iPad. We’ll show you two ways to … Read More

How to Type the Upside Down Question Mark on Mac ¿

Apr 27, 2022 - 2 Comments
How to type upside-down question mark on Mac

Many Mac users who are either bilingual or learning another language may need to type the upside-down question mark. The inverted question mark punctuation is found in Spanish as well as some other languages, and so if you’re either typing in another language or just need access to that punctuation, you certainly aren’t alone in … Read More

How to Add an Escape Key to iPad Keyboard

Jan 26, 2022 - Leave a Comment
Add an Escape key to iPad keyboard

Need an Escape key on an iPad physical keyboard? If you don’t use the iPad keyboards Caps Lock key for CAPS LOCK, perhaps you’d rather it behave as an Escape key on your iPad?

How to Pair a Bluetooth Trackpad, Mouse, & Keyboard with iPad

Jan 17, 2022 - 1 Comment
How to pair iPad with Bluetooth keyboard, mouse, trackpad

Until somewhat recently the idea of pairing a Bluetooth trackpad, mouse, or keyboard with an iPad is something that would have had people looking very confused indeed. But we live in exciting times, and all modern iPad devices running modern iPadOS versions have proper pointer support for trackpad and mouse, and full support for keyboards, complete … Read More

How to Search Emoji on iPhone

Aug 23, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Search Emoji on iPhone & iPad

Have you had trouble finding specific emojis on your iPhone? You’re certainly not alone, and the inability to find a specific emoji can be frustrating at times. Fortunately, the latest versions of iOS support Emoji search, allowing you to easily find an emoji by keyword or description.

How to Use Keyboard as Mouse on Mac

Aug 11, 2021 - 6 Comments
How to Use the Keyboard as Mouse on Mac

Did you know you can use your Keyboard as a mouse for Mac? This is an excellent accessibility feature, but it has some other uses too. For example, did your MacBook’s trackpad stop working all of a sudden? Or did your Magic Mouse battery go out? Whatever the case, you can control your Mac with … Read More

How to Forward Delete on iPad Keyboard

Jul 13, 2021 - 7 Comments
iPad Magic Keyboard

iPad users may be interested in learning how to perform a forward delete with the iPad Smart Keyboard or iPad Magic Keyboard. As you probably know, the standard delete key on the iPad keyboards deletes backwards, but another keystroke offers the ability to perform a forward delete on iPad as well.

How to Type Accent Letters on iPhone & iPad Keyboard

Apr 9, 2021 - 2 Comments
How to Type Accent Letters on iPhone & iPad Keyboard

Need to type accent letters on the iPhone or iPad keyboard, but can’t quite figure out how to? Although English is widely considered to be the global language, several languages across the world use accents and diacritic marks to change how a letter or vowel sounds. Accordingly, you might find it useful to know how … Read More

How to Type Backslash \ on iPhone and iPad

Feb 10, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Type Backslash on iPhone and iPad

Unable to find the backslash symbol on your iPhone or iPad? If you’re relatively new to the iOS and iPadOS ecosystem, you’re probably not familiar with all aspects of the keyboard, so finding uncommon symbols like backslash might be an issue. But rest assured, you can type the black slash on the iPhone and iPad … Read More

How to Type Straight Quotes on iPad

Jan 7, 2021 - 3 Comments
iPad keyboard

Want to stop iPad typing curly quotes so that you can use ASCII friendly straight quotes instead? You may have noticed that iPad defaults to typing curly quotation marks rather than straight quotation marks, this can be particularly problematic for anyone trying to do scripting, programming, shell work, remote administration, or anything else that requires … Read More

How to Fix Slow Lagging Keyboard on iOS 14

Nov 29, 2020 - 2 Comments
How to Fix Slow Lagging Keyboard on iOS 14

Is the on-screen keyboard on your iPhone slow since updating to iOS 14? Though it’s not super common, some users who’re running iOS 14 on their iPhones have reported that they’re unable to type as fast on the keyboard because of how laggy the keystrokes are.

How to Remap Globe Key on iPad to be ESCape

Nov 14, 2020 - 3 Comments
Remap the globe key to be escape key on iPad Smart Keyboard

 If you use iPad with a Smart Keyboard or Magic Keyboard, you may find the default Globe key functionality of bringing up the Emoji picker to be not your preference. And perhaps you might want to replace the Globe key to serve as Escape key functionality instead, since these keyboards lack ESC by default. … Read More

How to Remap Modifier Keys on iPad Keyboard

Aug 21, 2020 - 1 Comment
iPad keyboard

Recent releases of iPadOS added a feature that few expected – but many were happy to see – in the form of the ability to alter the modifier keys on an external keyboard attached to an iPad. That includes Bluetooth keyboards, the Magic Keyboard, and even Windows keyboards that are in use with iPad. This … Read More

What Do the F1, F2, F3, Through F12 Keys Do on Mac Keyboards?

Feb 11, 2020 - 16 Comments
Typing the Euro symbol on a Mac keyboard

If you’re sat in front of your Mac now, take a look down at your keyboard. Sure, it has all of the characters you’d expect from a keyboard, but there are some keys along the top of the keyboard that might not be familiar to you. These are called function keys and all have Fx … Read More

How to Use QuickPath Swipe Keyboard on iPhone & iPad

Dec 12, 2019 - 5 Comments
Toggle QuickPath on or off

One of the best features of iOS 13 is the new QuickPath keyboard on iPhone and iPad. It makes it easier to type one-handed by swiping your thumb across the keyboard, rather than hunting and pecking at individual keys. Here we will demonstrate how to use QuickPath swiping keyboard, and also how to turn the … Read More

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