To make the word, name, or logo unique and specific, the person or the organization must register the same. It restricts others from using the same. We have two different symbols like TM () and R (®), to represent the trademark. The trademark symbol TM indicates that the particular term is not yet registered but being allotted. And R in round indicates that the symbol or term or logo is registered. Both Trademark and Registered Trademark symbols indicate that it is a type of intellectual property. Almost all keyboards wouldn’t have this particular symbol. So there is an alternate way to type a registered trademark symbol using Keyboard. Let us discuss the same in detail.

Type a Registered Trademark Symbol using Keyboard

Let us discuss how to type both the symbols on different keyboards.

  1. Windows Keyboard
    • With Numeric Keypad
    • Without Numeric Keypad
    • MS Office Suite
  2. On Mac
  3. Chromebook Keyboard
  4. Linux Keyboard
  5. Smartphone

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1. Type a Registered Trademark Symbol using Windows Keyboard

1.1 Windows Keyboard with Numeric Keypad

For the keys or symbols that are not available on the Keyboard, we use Alt codes. Likewise, for the trademark symbol, we do have dedicated Alt codes.

Windows Keyboard with Numeric keypad
Windows Keyboard with Numeric keypad
  • For Trademark symbol (™) – Press and hold the Alt Key. Then press the 0153 (necessarily in the same order).
  • For registered trademark symbol (®) – Press and hold the Alt Key. Then press the 0174 (necessarily in the same order).

Make sure to disable the number lock and only use keys from the numeric keypad.

1.2 Windows Keyboard without Numeric Keypad (Laptop)

If you have a keyboard that does not have anumeric keypad, use the following Unicode.

Windows Keyboard without Numeric Keypad (Laptop)
Windows Keyboard without Numeric Keypad (Laptop)
  • For Trademark symbol (™) – Press and hold the Alt Key and X key. Then press 2122 (necessarily in the same order).
  • For registered trademark symbol (®) – Press and hold the Alt Key and X key. Then press the 0174 (necessarily in the same order).

1.3 Windows Keyboard Specific to Microsoft Office Suite

This method applies only to type the trademark and registered trademark on Microsoft office packages like Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.

Windows Keyboard specific to Microsoft Office Suite
Windows Keyboard specific to Microsoft Office Suite
  • For Trademark symbol (™) – Press and hold the Alt Key and Ctrl key. Then press T or type (TM) with brackets.
  • For registered trademark symbol (®) – Press and hold the Alt Key and Ctrl key. Then press the R or type (R) with brackets.

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2. Using Mac Keyboard

Type a Registered Trademark symbol using Mac Keyboard
Type a Registered Trademark symbol using Mac Keyboard
  • For Trademark symbol () – Press and hold the Option Key. Then press 2.
  • For registered trademark symbol (®) – Press and hold the Option Key. Then press the R.

3. On Chromebook Keyboard

Type a Registered Trademark symbol using Chromebook Keyboard
Type a Registered Trademark symbol using Chromebook Keyboard
  • For Trademark symbol (™) – Press and hold the Control + Shift + U. Then press 2122 (necessarily in the same order). And then press Enter.
  • For registered trademark symbol (®) -Press and hold the Control + Shift + U. Then press 00AE (necessarily in the same order). And then press Enter.

4. On Linux Keyboard

4.1 Unicode hex code

Type a Registered Trademark symbol using Linux Keyboard
Type a Registered Trademark symbol using Linux Keyboard
  • For Trademark symbol (™) – Press the Control + Shift + U keys and release. Then press the hex code 2122 (necessarily in the same order). And then press the Space key.
  • For registered trademark symbol (®) -Press the Control + Shift + U keys and release. Then press the hex code 00AE (necessarily in the same order). And then press the Space key.

4.2 Compose Key Sequence

Type a Registered Trademark symbol using Compose Key Sequence
Type a Registered Trademark symbol using Compose Key Sequence
  • For Trademark symbol()- Press and hold the Alt Key. Then press (tm).
  • For registered trademark (®) – Press and hold the Alt Key. Then press the (or).

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5. Using Smartphone Keyboard

This is so simple. The Android keyboard and the iOS keyboard has all the symbols and keys.

5.1 On iOS Keyboard

On the keyboard, tap the smiley button. Then tap the symbols key as you will have &, %, and two more symbols. There you can find and ® symbols. Use the respective ones.

5.2 On Android Keyboard

On the Android keyboard, tap the button with 123 to run to the numeric keypad. Then tap the button that has this icon =\<. There you can find and ® symbols use the respective ones.

The most simple way is to copy and paste from the website or other documents. But still, many will reject copies. Of course, you have to use the character maps to find them, but it still consumes lots of time. So learning the shortcuts codecs will help you in one way or the other.

Do you use any more ways? Then let us know in the comment section below.