Use your Mac as keyboard for iOS devices

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Type2Phone: Virtual Bluetooth Keyboard

Type2Phone lets you use your Mac as Bluetooth keyboard to your iPhone, iPad or Apple TV.

Type on your full-sized keyboard. The text will appear on your iOS device.
Prepare text on your Mac and then paste it to your mobile device.


  • Use your Mac as a keyboard to type SMS text messages at full speed
  • Send tweets. Update your Facebook status. Chat. With the comfort of a full keyboard
  • Reply to emails on accounts configured only on your iPhone
  • Paste addresses, passwords, etc. from your Mac to your iPhone
  • Use AppleScript to automate text input to your iPhone


  • Mac with Bluetooth enabled
  • Mac OS X 10.6.6. Fully compatible with OS X 10.10 Yosemite
  • iPhone (3GS or later), iPad (all models), iPod touch (3rd generation or later). iOS 3.2 or later
  • Apple TV with software version 5.2 (January 2013) or later

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
  • Swedish
  • Swiss French, Swiss German
  • Thai
  • Turkish, Turkish QWERTY

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Type2Phone: Use your Mac as Bluetooth keyboard to your iPhone, iPad or Apple TV.

Customer praises

Mac App Store US: 4.5/5 based on 463 customer reviews
Perfect Companion to iPhone
5/ 5stars

Very Slick
5/ 5stars

Great app. Worth buying
5/ 5stars

Even works with new Apple TV update!
5/ 5stars

Must have tool for use with Apple TV
5/ 5stars

Works perfectly
5/ 5stars

Funktioniert einwandfrei
5/ 5stars

Best bluetooth keyboard for iPhone
5/ 5stars

$9.99 USD Online Only

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System Requirements

Type2Phone requires Mac OS X 10.6.6.
It is fully compatible with Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite.

Bluetooth enabled and discoverable.