Category: Productivity


       Mac OS

Imagine typing text on your iPhone, iPad or Apple TV.
Picture the full-size keyboard of your Mac – Now connect both.

Type2Phone lets you use your Mac to enter text on your iPhone, iPad or Apple TV.
Type2Phone works as a Bluetooth keyboard: no extra iPhone app is needed.

- Text faster using your Mac's full keyboard
- Paste addresses, passwords, etc. from your Mac to your mobile device
- Reply to emails on accounts configured only on your iPhone or iPad
- Send tweets. Update your Facebook status. Chat.
- Enter text your Apple TV
- Use a single keyboard with all your devices


- Connect automatically when needed
- Disconnect when idle or sent to the background
- Copy-paste text from Mac to iPhone, iPad or Apple TV
- AppleScript to automate text input
- Customizable keyboard shortcuts
- Support for Mac OS X dictation (10.8 or later)
- Support for TextExpander
- Support for iOS Voice Over

Recent customer praises:

- 5 stars - "Works well with iPhone/iPad, but really shines with Apple TV!" - Curtis E., Canada
- 5 stars - "Quite possibly the biggest time-saving productivity tool in my ecosystem" - mediawolf, USA
- 5 stars - "Muy buena app. Hace lo que dice. Es sencilla, práctica, en una palabra: Perfecto¡¡¡" - Ruben2013, Spain
- 5 stars - "Marche parfaitement, très utile pour taper de long SMS ou autres" - Aalin, France
- 5 stars - "Perfekte App. Macht genau das, was sie soll. " - tomekiii, Germany
- 5 stars - "I have been working with 2 bluetooth keyboards […] Now I only need one. Well done!" - Big Voice, USA
- 5 stars - "… my daughters are wondering how I can text back so much and so fast!" - bt4jc, USA
- 5 stars - "FINALLY able to use BT Keyboard with AppleTV" - Grumpy430, USA


- Mac with Bluetooth enabled
- 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
- Fully tested with iOS 7.0 and 7.1

Supported iOS keyboard layouts:

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

What's new

- Enhancement: Added advanced preferences to tweak connection delay
- Enhancement: Added advanced preferences to tweak speed of generated keyboard input
- Bug fix: Type2Phone on occasion dropped characters typed while it was still connecting
- Bug fix: Sending text from AppleScript could fail if Type2Phone was inactive

Do you enjoy the convenience of a full size keyboard connected to your iPhone, iPad or Apple TV?
Please take a moment to write a review. Tell us how you use Type2Phone.


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Last changed:
Aug 14, 2014
Houdah Software
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Current Version Average Rating:
5.00 (58)

All Versions Average Rating:
4.50 (432)
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Type2Phone 5.00 out of 5 based on 58 ratings.