Insert a tilde sign: on Mac, Windows

Insert a tilde sign: on Mac, Windows

This article will teach you how to insert a tilde (~) on a Mac and Windows keyboards.

How to enter a tilde on Mac and Windows keyboards?

The keyboard shortcut for Tilde symbol is the same for both Windows and Mac: simply press Shift + `.

What are the alternative methods?

  • Otherwise, you can just copy and paste the tilde symbol here ~.
  • Also there is another shortcut on Windows: you can press the alt key and type the alt code of 126 on the numeric keypad. 
  • Alternatively, you can insert a tilde via the Character Map on Windows. To do so, click on Start and type Character Map in the Search tab. Click on it to open and select Advanced view to expand the dialog box. Type Low Line and then copy and paste the tilde sign into your document.