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Typing French Accents: Introduction
You don't need to buy a French keyboard or any software to type French accents. There are several different ways to type them on Windows, Apple, and Linux computers.

Typing French accents in Windows
You have several options, based on your computer and current keyboard:
Typing French accents on an Apple
Depending on your OS, you can choose between:
Typing accents on Linux
Character Palette or Compose Key

Typing accents on Android
Keyboard app

Typing accents on iPad or iPhone
Press and hold

Please use these links to learn about these different options, set up your chosen method, and start typing French accents.
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