Use your Mac to type on your iPhone, iPad or Apple TV
Type2Phone works just like a Bluetooth keyboard: no additional app is needed.

• Use your Mac's full-sized keyboard with your iPhone and iPad
• Paste passwords, addresses, etc. from your Mac to your mobile device
• Type texts, tweets, status updates, etc.
• Reply to emails on accounts configured only on your iOS device
• Control your Apple TV
• Use a single keyboard with all your Apple devices

4th generation Apple TV requires tvOS 9.2 to enable Bluetooth keyboard support.

## Features:

• Connects automatically as you start typing
• Disconnects when idle or sent to the background (optional)
• Command-Tab in and out of Type2Phone
• Customizable keyboard shortcuts for all your devices
• Copy-paste text from Mac to iPhone, iPad or Apple TV
• AppleScript to automate text input
• Support for Mac OS X dictation (10.8 or later)
• Support for TextExpander on Mac
• Support for iOS Voice Over

## Get started in 3 easy steps:

• On your Mac, open System Preferences > Bluetooth. Make sure Bluetooth is on and discoverable. Leave System Presences open.
• Start Type2Phone. Leave it running and frontmost.
• On the iOS device, go to Settings > Bluetooth. Tap the name of your Mac to start the pairing procedure.

Please note: If your Mac and iOS device had been previously paired, you first need to undo the pairing on both ends. Have each device forget the other. Then go through the above procedure.

## Supported iOS keyboard layouts:

U.S American, Arabic, Australian, Belgian, Brazilian, British, Canadian English, Canadian French, Czech, Czech QWERTY, Danish, Dutch, Dvorak, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese QWERTY, Norwegian, Polish, Polish Pro, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Serbian Latin, Slovak, Slovak QWERTY, Spanish ISO, Swedish, Swiss French, Swiss German, Thai, Turkish, Turkish QWERTZ

## Customer praises:

"Quite possibly the biggest time-saving productivity tool in my ecosystem"
5 stars by mediawolf, USA

"Muy buena app. Hace lo que dice. Es sencilla, práctica, en una palabra: Perfecto¡¡¡"
5 stars by Ruben2013, Spain

"Marche parfaitement, très utile pour taper de long SMS ou autres"
5 stars by Aalin, France

"Perfekte App. Macht genau das, was sie soll. "
5 stars by tomekiii, Germany

"I have been working with 2 bluetooth keyboards […] Now I only need one. Well done!"
5 stars by Big Voice, USA

"… my daughters are wondering how I can text back so much and so fast!"
5 stars by bt4jc, USA

What's New

Version 3.0.1

Sometimes only minor bugs need fixing

Ratings and Reviews

initially good, but...

Dewa Wisana

Initially I want to give 4 stars because it works, but... it's getting awful. It starts getting difficult to pair and connect with my iPhone 5. If I can pair (sporadically, without clear reasons and causes) them, the keyboard works lagging away. Typing very slow respond on the screen, sometimes it only shows the first letter I type and repeating until I press Esc. Frustating moment! Another problem is the optional keyboard in iPhone does not work. Especially the emoticon keyboards. It's really not convenient and not fun when we chat using iMessage. So, if the app improve I'm willing to revise my review. For now, this app is not worth more than a dollar.

Only OK for basic English Typing

Brave Ghost

Is not compatible with Baidu Chinese input method. Even in the Type2Phone windows you see the correct characters they change back to English letters once you hit the Enter key.
Also even you just want to input English every time you do anything else with your Mac (leave the Type2Phone window) it lost the connection to your iPhone. And you have to deliberately click the “Reconnect” to get back.
Copy & Paste function is implemented awfully!

It’s my first time to give such a low rating to any app I’ve used. The fact is I’m shocked this app is this horrible even after years of updates and upgrades — it’s version 2.5 now!

Needs improvement.


Disappointly unsuitable to properly control iPhone.
- It only populates with keyboard text typed on the Mac once you have already launched the iOS app, and tapped into the field on the iDevice.
- This makes the selling point of computer initiated SMS clumsy at best. Efforts should be made to have the Mac app automatically launch the appropriate iOS app ready to receive the text input. And as a previous review mentions, it needs a send button.
For this reason, only 2 stars given the expensive price. Probably worth 99cents.
If the developer improves the functionality, happy to revisit the rating.


Houdah Software s.a r.l.
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