Using the “Alt Codes for a with accent Marks”, you can type any of the “a” accented characters or symbols using your keyboard.

Alt codes are designed for typing symbols that do not have a dedicated key on the keyboard. You do this by pressing down the Alt key whilst you type the symbol’s alt code using the numeric keypad.

Use the button below to copy the a with grave accent symbol.

However, you should keep reading below if you want to learn how to type this and any other a letter with an accent mark over it.

Alt Codes for A With Accent

The table below shows all the alt codes for each of the “a” letters with the accent marks – In lowercases and uppercases (small and capital a with accents).

DescriptionCharacterAlt Code
A acute – UppercaseÁAlt 0193
a acute – LowercaseáAlt 0225
A grave – UppercaseÀAlt 0192
a grave – LowercaseàAlt 0224
A circumflex – UppercaseÂAlt 0194
a circumflex – LowercaseâAlt 0226
A umlaut – UppercaseÄAlt 0196
a umlaut – LowercaseäAlt 0228
A tilde – UppercaseÃAlt 0195
a tilde – LowercaseãAlt 0227
a with accent alt code
Small and Capital a with accent marks alt codes

Obey the instructions below to type the “a” letter with any accent mark over it on your Windows keyboard using the alt codes in the above table. Let’s illustrate by using capital A with the grave accent alt code (0192).

  • Step 1: Place your insertion pointer where you need to type the a with the accent mark.
  • Step 2: Press and hold one of the Alt keys on your keyboard.
  • Step 3: Whilst still holding on to the Alt key, using the numeric keypad, type the a with grave accent alt code (0224 for lowercase à and 0192 for uppercase À). You can refer to the above table for all the various a with accent alt codes.
  • Step 4: Release the Alt key after typing the Alt code to immediately insert the symbol.
a with grave accent alt code illustration

Note that you must use the numeric keypad to type the alt code. You must also turn on your NumLock key to be able to use the numeric keypad. If you are using a Laptop that does not have the numeric keypad, you can press Fn+NmLk keys simultaneously to turn on the hidden numeric keypad for laptops with smaller keyboards.  

This is how you may use the Alt Code method to type the various “a” letters with the accent mark using the keyboard.

Read also: e with accents alt code

NOTE: You can use these alt codes to type any of the “a with accent marks” anywhere on your Windows PC including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and even on your browser like Google Docs.

Copy and Paste A with Accents

Use the following buttons to copy and paste the various a accented characters. After copying, switch over to your document and press Ctrl+V to paste the copied symbol.

a with an acute accent

The “a with acute” alt code is 0225 for lowercase (á) and 0193 for uppercase (Á). To type this, press and hold the Alt key whilst you press the a with acute alt code, then release the alt key.

a with grave accent

The “a with grave accent” alt code is 0224 for lowercase (à) and 0192 for uppercase (À). To type this, press and hold the Alt key whilst you press the a with grave accent alt code, then release the alt key.

a with two dots (Umlaut)

The “a with umlaut” alt code is 0228 for lowercase (ä) and 0196 for uppercase (Ä). To type this, press and hold the Alt key whilst you press the a with two dots alt code, then release the alt key.

a with tilde

The “a with tilde” alt code is 0227 for lowercase (ã) and 0195 for uppercase (Ã). To type this, press and hold the Alt key whilst you press the a with tilde alt code, then release the alt key.

a with caret mark

The “a with caret” alt code is 0226 for lowercase (â) and 0194 for uppercase (Â). To type this, press and hold the Alt key whilst you press the a with caret alt code, then release the alt key.