How to Type Really Fast

by Ali Abdaal's Tips
Life Hack
Published: 3 years ago
|Updated: 3 years ago

One super imperative skill which isn’t talked about much is fast typing. We all do need to type more or less, be it in our workplace or doing assignments or whatsoever. Even though we can type alright, what we lack is pace. Did you know that there are people who can type upto 216 words per minute!?! So, if you want to achieve a faster pace in your typing, the following tips can help you get on with it!



1. Use modifier keys e.g. command/control and alt keys.

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2. Get easy with the finger placement i.e. fingers on the little bumps on F and J keys.

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3. Always try to learn the keyboard shortcuts for the app you are using.

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4. Create text snippets for the words you frequently use.


5. Choose the keyboard you are most comfortable with.


6. Do loads of practice. You can practice from or

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