KeyPad - Keyboard and Mouse

KeyPad - Keyboard and Mouse

Use your Mac as a keyboard for your phone, tablet, TV, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and more...

Install Keypad

Keypad is available from the Apple Mac App Store. Search for KeyPad – Bluetooth Keyboard, or click this link to install the app. The application stays in your Mac menubar. Just click on the menubar...
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Connect your Phone

Click Launch Bluetooth Preferences from settings. This will announce to any device nearby that your computer is a bluetooth keyboard. Now go to the bluetooth settings screen on your phone. And select the Mac Computer...
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Start Typing

Anything you type on your mac keyboard when this dialog is on the screen will go to the connected phone/device over bluetooth. Use the shortcut key Command-option-p which is the hotkey to launch the application....
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Update Jul 20: Added one day free trial for mouse feature.

Update Jun 15: Added support for Mouse. This is a paid feature and requires In-App purchase for Multi-device.

Update May 28: Apple has released Security updates for 10.14.6 (Mojave) which has this bug fixed! App is now working on Mojave also…but High Sierra (10.13.6) still has the bug.

Update March 25: Apple has released MacOS 10.15.4 which has a fix for the MacOS bug. YAY!!! Unfortunately the related security updates for Mojave and High Sierra do not include this fix.

Update Mar 14: Along with 10.15.3 Apple released security updates for Mojave (10.14.6) and High Sierra(10.13.6) which introduced the bug there. Stopped all development on KeyPad.

Update Feb 7: Reported detailed feedback to Apple, Holding my breath; turning deep shade of purple.

Update Jan 25: Apple released MacOS 10.15.3 which had a bug in Bluetooth Implementation. KeyPad has stopped working.

What Works: If you have already connected to an iPhone or iPad before your os upgraded to 10.15.3 (or Security Update 2020-001) app will continue to work. If you are using a NON iOS device (example android phone, another MAC) all features work.

Installing and using KeyPad

Use your mac as a keyboard for your phone

KeyPad on the WEB

KeyPad reviewed on Softpedia

Thank you for this awesome review SOFTPEDIA!

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“Over the years, I’ve encountered people who are so proficient with touchscreen keyboards that typing on their phones barely slows them down. Unfortunately, I’m not one of them. I dread having to use a touchscreen for typing, and I always wish I could just plug in a keyboard and get it done the old-fashioned way.

Of course, you can just get a Bluetooth keyboard, but what if you want to use a wired device, or one that is currently paired with your Mac? Well, it’s a good thing you asked, because KeyPad lets you do just that.”

Catalin Chelariu

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