How To Write the At Symbol (@) on Laptop

Ask a question
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:


Image: © martan - Shutterstock.com
Jean-François Pillou

CCM is a leading international tech website. Our content is written in collaboration with IT experts, under the direction of Jeff Pillou, founder of CCM.net. CCM reaches more than 50 million unique visitors per month and is available in 11 languages.

Learn more about the CCM team

Related