Add character and Keyboard viewer in menu bar – OS X Yosemite

Onscreen Keyboard is an excellent feature of Mac OS X Yosemite, Mavericks and earlier. Sometimes in the case of you’ve no keyboard or even some key hasn’t working properly of your external Keyboard, at that time you can do usage of this way. You can easily open Keyboard on your Mac Screen through input Menu bar. If it not appears into the menu bar list then you’ve to add Keyboard Viewer & Character Viewer from System preferences. Follow bellow steps to enable keyboard Viewer and Character Viewer on your Mac Screen. You can apply this way for MacBook Pro, iMac and all Apple Mac. Because sometime after upgrade Mac OS X many user shout that little key doesn’t work as like before.

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Steps for Add character and Keyboard viewer in menu bar – OS X Yosemite, Mavericks        

Step 1. Go for, Apple menu

Step 2. Select, System Preferences

Step 3. Click On Keyboard

Step 4. Select check boxShow Keyboard & Character Viewer in Menu bar” in the bellow screen check box is unchecked for just example but for keyboard viewer it should checked.  Keyboard viewer enable how to in OS X Yosemite

Step 5. Press the key of keyboard Viewer which you want to type. In the case of if you’ve no hard Mac keyboard.

Use Modifier key or character Viewer, to type special Symbol or character.

That’s it. Now check once Keyboard Viewer and Character Viewer are appearing into the input Menu bar. If you are from the USA, you can select your country language for onscreen Keyboard. I mean user can choose Onscreen keyboard languages according to their origin or location. Okay get enjoy by doing well.

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