How to Change Mac Keyboard to Type in Arabic
Apple’s Mac computers provide users with the ability to switch between different keyboard layouts, including Arabic. This feature allows users to type in Arabic without the need for any external software or applications. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to change the Mac keyboard to type in Arabic:
1. Open the Apple menu by clicking on the Apple icon in the top left corner of the screen.
2. Select “System Preferences” from the drop-down menu.
3. In the System Preferences window, click on “Keyboard.”
4. Navigate to the “Input Sources” tab.
5. Click on the “+” button at the bottom left of the window to add a new input source.
6. In the search bar, type “Arabic” to find the Arabic keyboard layout.
7. Select the desired Arabic keyboard layout from the list.
8. Once selected, the Arabic keyboard layout will appear in the input sources list. Check the box next to it to enable it.
9. You can also choose to show the input menu in the menu bar by checking the box next to “Show input menu in the menu bar.”
10. Close the System Preferences window.
Now, you can easily switch between the English and Arabic keyboard layouts by clicking on the input menu in the menu bar and selecting the desired layout.
1. Can I use the Arabic keyboard layout on my MacBook Pro?
Yes, the Arabic keyboard layout is available on all Mac computers.
2. Do I need to download any additional software to type in Arabic?
No, the Arabic keyboard layout is already built into the Mac operating system.
3. Can I switch between Arabic and English easily?
Yes, you can easily switch between the two keyboard layouts by using the input menu in the menu bar.
4. Are there any shortcuts for typing Arabic characters?
Yes, you can find a list of Arabic character shortcuts in the Keyboard Viewer, which can be accessed from the input menu.
5. How can I change the keyboard layout back to English?
Simply click on the input menu in the menu bar and select the English keyboard layout.
6. Can I customize the Arabic keyboard layout?
Yes, you can customize keyboard shortcuts and preferences in the Keyboard section of System Preferences.
7. Can I use the Arabic keyboard layout in all applications?
Yes, the Arabic keyboard layout should work in all applications that support multiple keyboard layouts.