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How to use Accents on iOS and Mac OS

Description:This article will show you a quick way to enter accents while typing. iOS and Mac OS have accents and international characters readily available at the tip of your fingers, without having to find a character map or use button combinations - here is how to use them:

  1. While typing your document, email, etc. at anytime you need an accent or an international character (we will use the letter ü) tap and hold u on the keyboard:
    Apple Notes Notepad
  2. A menu of all the options available for the letter u will appear, in order to use the letter needed, simply slide the finger to ü and release.
    Apple Notes Notepad
  3. The same can be done while entering web addresses, simply tap and hold .com on the keyboard.
    Apple Keyboard Shortcuts on iOS
  4. For Mac OS, simply hold the key on the keyboard that needs to have an accent and then press the number under the desired character.
    Apple Keyboard Shortcuts on Mac OS