How To Write the At Symbol (@) on Laptop

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The @ symbol, pronounced at, is widely used on the internet, especially in email addresses. The keys that you must press to create this symbol will depend on your operating system (i.e. Windows or Mac), the configuration of the language of your keyboard, and whether or not your laptop has a numeric keypad.

How To Get the @ Symbol on a Windows Laptop

On a laptop with a numeric keypad, press Ctrl + Alt + 2, or Alt + 64.


On an English keyboard for the United States, press Shift + 2.


On an English keyboard for the UK, use Shift + `.

On a Spanish keyboard for Latin America, press Alt Gr + Q.


On an international Spanish keyboard, press Alt Gr + 2.

On an Italian keyboard, press Alt Gr + Q.

On a French keyboard, press Alt Gr + à.

How To Get the @ Symbol on a Mac

On an English keyboard, press Shift + 2.

On a Spanish-language keyboard, press Alt + 2:


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