Updated: 04/12/2021 by Computer Hope

Keypad may refer to any of the following:

1. With a computer keyboard, a keypad is another name for the numeric keypad. See our numeric keypad page for full information about this portion of the keyboard.

2. The keypad is a section on a smartphone where users dial a phone number to place a call. The keypad has numbers 0 through 9, plus the asterisk and hash symbols like a traditional telephone. The following image shows an example of the keypad on an iPhone.

Keypad on an iPhone

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