On a Windows computer, use the numerical keypad to create the copyright logo/symbol. Alt+0169 is the Alt code keyboard shortcut for the copyright symbol; press and hold the Alt key while typing 0169.
The procedure differs for most laptops and other compressed keyboards. Look for small numbers above the keys 7, 8, 9, U, I, O, J, K, L, and M. When Num Lock is turned on, these keys function as 0 through 9. Make the Copyright Symbol on a Mac or Windows Computer.
Here's how to create the copyright symbol in the absence of a numerical keypad:
If the keyboard shortcut appears to be too time-consuming, copy a copyright symbol from another source (such as this page) and paste it into your text. The symbol is also included in the Windows Character Map tool. Make the Copyright Symbol on a Mac or Windows Computer.
Here's a method for obtaining the copyright symbol from the character map tool in Windows:
Here's how to get the copyright symbol in macOS's Character Viewer:
The copyright symbol () is a special character that photographers and other content creators frequently use. While the use of the copyright symbol is not required by law, it is easily recognizable and lends credibility to intellectual property, so knowing how to type the copyright symbol can be useful.