How to disable keyboard control keys
Press the Ctrl+F1 keys combination to disable the keyboard control keys on and off.
To disable the Macbook keyboard, open Terminal app (From Applications/Utilities folder) and type the following command.
To re-enable it, type the following into the terminal
You can use the 3rd party apps to disable the Macbook keyboard.
It is a free app to disable the MacBook keyboard when an external keyboard is connected.
How to install Karabiner
Step 1: First download the Karabiner app. Open a downloaded dmg file, and then open a pkg file in dmg.
Step 2: The installer is launched. Install Karabiner.Step 3: Launch Karabiner from launchpad.
It is a free app to disable the keyboard with 1 click. Within 1 click we can re-enable it. Both Bluetooth keyboard and built-in keyboard get disabled simultaneously.
You can remember two things while using keyboard
- Before the shutdown, clean your keyboard. This helps to avoid putting pressure on keys.
- Don’t allow pet animals (e.g: cat or dog) to walk or sat on the keyboard.
Extra Tip: Macbook pro is abbreviated as MBP. Macbook pro was first announced on 10 January 2006.