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

An extremely useful app with 3rd rate user interface.


Quite easy to setup and get going. I use it alot and really like being able to properly compose messages on my mac and then paste them to the phone or pad. However Type2Phone is quite restricted in that it is only a simple replacement for the popup ipad/phone keyboard that most apps provide; but with a crazy clunky display. So edit and prepare you text using some other tool and when ready paste it to the iphone app. Most Iphone apps also involve the use of buttons (ie the SMS send button) to get things done. Type2Phone generally has no access to these buttons, it is a keyboard replacement no more. So most use will involve using the Macs keyboard plus hitting buttons on the devices screen.

I suspect that the underlying link between to the Iphone is rather limited, but never-the-less a better display that lets me see all I have typed would neat. An option to toggle the behaviour of the mac paste funtion would also be great.

a few design flaws, but it generally works well


firstly, once you have managed to pair your iphone and/or iPad, the connection is trouble free and very fast, typing into the sms, or whatever screen you're on, is fine, reliable. This is a good app, it's limitations are caused by apple not the developer. A few design flaws. Rather than the scrolling scrabble, how about just a window with small (or sizeable text) so that you can see what your typing overall, or just a point and click area, similar to stealth mode, where you park the mouse and type , this parking area could automatically evoke a pairing, so a park area for ipad, and a park area of iphone ? Overall though, this is good value for money. Thankyou

Great general purpose Bluetooth Keyboard app for IOS devices


The requests in other reviews for 'send' function seem to assume this is just for texting: this is a general purpose bluetooth keyboard and works with any of the IOS apps that'll take an external keyboard (Notes, messaging etc). Admittedly the best use I've found so far is for iPhone texting, but frankly the lack of a dedicated 'send' for texting allows you to check on the IOS device that any message corrections have been done OK before hitting 'send'. So not a problem for me. Overall, really simple, really easy to use.


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