You can use these methods to use your Mac if your keyboard is broken, missing, or playing up.
Getting locked out of your Mac because you’ve got a broken keyboard is frustrating. The keys aren’t working, so you can’t enter the password and log in, which means you can’t even follow any troubleshooting tips to fix your keyboard.
In this guide, we’ll look at two quick ways that can help you log in to your Mac if your keyboard isn’t working. Let’s get started.
Option 1. Log In Using a Wired Keyboard
Most likely, your standard keyboard isn’t connecting to your Mac properly, for some reason. This might be the case even if you’re using a MacBook, where the keyboard is physically attached. Here’s what you can do to solve this problem:
For most problems, using a spare keyboard is the quickest way around.
Option 2. Log In Using the Accessibility Keyboard
The Accessibility Keyboard is a virtual, on-screen keyboard you can use to log in to your Mac. However, this works only if the Accessibility shortcut keys are working. Here’s how to try it:MAKEUSEOF VIDEO OF THE DAY
Fix Problems With Your Mac Keyboard
Whether the methods above helped you log in to your Mac or not, a broken keyboard must be fixed as soon as possible. Have you tried troubleshooting the problem yourself yet? There can be a variety of issues with your keyboard, diagnose and fix them to avoid future obstacles.Mac Keyboard Not Working? Tips and Tricks on How to Fix It Read NextShareTweetShareEmail Related TopicsAbout The AuthorHashir Ibrahim(20 Articles Published)
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