How to Type Copyright Symbol Mac

Charlotte Daniels

Mac, Tutorials

Are you an Apple user looking to type the copyright symbol on your Mac? Well, you’re in luck! In this tutorial, we will walk you through the step-by-step process of typing the copyright symbol on your Mac keyboard.

Method 1: Using Keyboard Shortcuts

If you want a quick and easy way to type the copyright symbol on your Mac, you can use keyboard shortcuts. Here’s how:

  1. Place your cursor where you want to insert the copyright symbol.
  2. Press and hold the Option key (⌥) on your keyboard.
  3. Type the letter “G” while holding down the Option key.
  4. Release both keys simultaneously.

Congratulations! You have successfully typed the copyright symbol using keyboard shortcuts.

Method 2: Using Character Viewer

If for some reason, the keyboard shortcut method doesn’t work for you, don’t worry! You can still access and insert special characters like the copyright symbol using the Character Viewer. Follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to any text field where you want to insert the copyright symbol.
  2. Go to the menu bar at the top of your screen and click on “Edit.”
    • If you’re using macOS Catalina or later, select “Emoji & Symbols” from the dropdown menu.
    • If you’re using an earlier version of macOS, select “Special Characters” instead.
  3. Click on the “Symbols” tab in the Character Viewer window that appears.
  4. Navigate to the “Legal” category on the left-hand side.
  5. Locate and click on the copyright symbol.
  6. Click on the “Insert” button to insert the symbol into your text field.

There you have it! You now know two different methods to type the copyright symbol on your Mac. Choose whichever method works best for you and start adding that professional touch to your documents, presentations, and more!


If you’re still having trouble typing the copyright symbol, make sure you are using a supported font that includes this special character. Some fonts may not have it available, resulting in a blank space or a different symbol being displayed instead.

We hope this tutorial has been helpful to you. Happy typing!

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