How To Type Letter Enye (ñ) on Laptop, Computer and Smartphone

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Enye is a Latin alphabet that is formed by placing a tilde on top of the letter 'N' or 'n'. It was adopted and included in the Spanish alphabetical order in the 1800s. The Philippines got used to the letter after socializing with the Spanish during the colonization era, and eventually adopted it and included it in their alphabetical order.

How To Type Small(ñ) And Capital(Ñ) Enye on your Computer

If you are just an average internet user and might wondering how to type letter 'enye' (ñ) in your computer's keyboard. No need to worry, we'll teach you how how do you type ñ on a laptop or computer on this helpful guide.

You will need to acquire some simple combination skills since the letter does not exist on any computer's keyboard. We'll also teach you on how to type letter 'enye' on your smartphones or tablets.

How to Type Enye on a Windows Computer

To type the small letter ñ, hold down the ALT key while pressing 0241 or 164:
  • ALT + 0241
  • ALT + 164

To type the capital letter Ñ, hold down the ALT key while pressing 0209 or 165:
  • ALT + 0209
  • ALT + 165

Important Note: Make sure that your number pad is active. You can activate it by tapping the Num Lock key.


How to Type Enye on a Mac Computer

For Mac, iMac, Macbook Air, and Macbook Pro users, typing these characters is pretty easy.

To type the small letter ñ on a Mac computer, hold down the option key and press the “N” key, then press the “N” key again without holding the option key:
  • option + N, N

To type the capital letter Ñ, hold down the option key and press the “N” key, then press the Shift key together with the “N” key:
  • option + N, Shift + N

How to Type the letter Enye in Ubuntu or Linux?

  • Go to System -> Preferences -> Keyboard and change the Compose key to something you don’t use like your right windows key.
  • Then you can type: Compose key n ~ to get ñ

How to Insert the Enye Symbol Using Character Map

In case if you don’t want to remember the keyboard combinations above or if your number pad is broken on your PC or laptop, you can simply insert the Ñ or ñ symbol using Character Map in Windows 10. Just click the Windows icon, choose Windows Accessories, then click Character Map.

character map windows 10

This will launch the Character Map application. Choose the Ñ or ñ symbol as shown in the screenshot below, press Select and then Copy. You can now paste it (Ctrl + V) to your document or file.


How to type Enye on mobile phone


On Android Phones

1.Open the app where you want to type an enye (ñ/Ñ). You can usually type an enye into any app that allows you to use the keyboard.
2. Tap the typing area. This brings up the keyboard.
3. Tap and hold the n or N key. You can do this with either a capital or lowercase N. A list of characters will expand.

android messages app typing enye

4. Tap ñ or Ñ. This inserts an enye into the text box.


On iPhone Devices:

1.Open the app in which you want to type an enye. You can type this character into any app that allows typing, such as Messages, Mail, or Notes.

2.Tap the typing area. This opens your keyboard.

3. Tap and hold the N key. Three variations of “n” will appear.

enye letter on ios app

4. Drag your finger to Ñ or ñ. When you lift your finger, the enye will appear in the typing area.

There you have it guys. The above methods on how to type enye on a computer or on smartphones may be of great help to any user. Don't forget to share it with your friends on social media on this helpful guide.

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