Here is the guide on bring accented characters in the windows 10, windows 8 and Windows 7 keyboard using windows accent codes shortcuts.

Write a text with characters that does not include the keyboard may seem an impossible task but, the truth is that it is not. A good example is the English keyboards, where the ñ key does not exist or keyboards where you cannot enter accents, however those who write in Spanish the need of essential form. So what to do when you do not have at hand? In this article we explain step by step and easily How to write accents on windows 10, 8, 7 keyboard.

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How to type Spanish Accents on Windows 10 English Keyboard

Steps to follow for type accents on windows:

Typing Accents in Windows PC / Laptop:

1.) If your keyboard has an separate area for the Numeric keys, you can write more directly accents with the keyboard. If it came with an integrated alphabetic, Try to write accents by pressing proper combination of keys,  if you do not succeed. Then you need to “Turn On” numeric keypad. You can activate it through the “Fn” key or “Num lock” depending on the keyboard you have. Once you’ve made sure you have activated the numbers pad, then you can start the process.

Some programs, if properly configured, are making these corrections; signs, or other symbols But, whenever, we want to enter those words we manually have to insert it or look in the “symbols” section. Here’s how you can type these symbols and accented words using the keyboard of your computer.

2.) If you want to write any of these letters or vowels (a, e, i, o, u) you must hold down the “ALT” key on your Windows computer , then enter the number listed on each letter left using the keyboard.

3.) To write accent marks on “n” lower case (ñ) you must hold down the “ALT” key on your Windows computer or laptop, then enter the number 164 using the numeric keypad located on the Right side of the keyboard.

Spanish Accents on Windows 10

Type Lowercase accents on Windows 10, 8 , 7

Here are the accent shortcuts windows for type Lowercase Spanish accent.

Spanish Accent LetterKeyboard Shortcut
a with an accent markALT + 160 = á
Accent over eALT + 130 = é
Accent on iALT + 161 = í
Accent on O
ALT + 162 = ó
U with accent markALT + 163 = ú
Accent n ALT + 164 = ñ
Umlaut uALT + 129 = ü

Type Uppercase accents on Windows 10, 8 , 7

Here are the accent keyboard shortcuts for type Uppercase Spanish accent.

Uppercase Accent LetterKeyboard Shortcut
A with accent markALT + 0193 = Á
E with accent markALT + 0201 = É
I with accent markALT + 0205 = Í
O with accent markALT + 0211 = Ó
U with accent markALT + 0218 = Ú

We hope this article will help you with make Spanish accents (á, é, í, ó, ú, ü, ñ, ¿, ¡) on windows 10, 8, 8.1 and 7 Keyboards. To read more articles like How to write accents with keyboard, accented vowels on Windows, we recommend you enter our category of Tips and tricks.


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