How to Type Faster

update on 30 June 2022Admin

Everybody wants to type fast as fast typing speed saves time and enhances productivity. But most of us failed to do our typing fast even after practicing a lot. One of the main reasons for failure is less knowledge of keyboard and touch typing. In this short post, we will discuss how to type faster using the touch typing method.

Nowadays having a fast typing speed is helpful in several manners. If you are an office worker, your fast typing is definitely an extra advantage for your career. Although there is some excellent essay typer available on the internet, a fast typing speed is helpful to complete your high school project on time.


To type fast and accurately you need to know the keyboard and develop hand-eye coordination. First of all, you have to know the base positions of your fingers on a keyboard. Each finger will be placed on its own key and the hands should slant at the same angle as the keyboard.

Finger position to type faster

finger position on a keyboard

You can feel the small plastic elevated 'tabs' over the F and J keys. Put your index fingers on those keys. Place the middle finger of your left hand on D, ring finger over S, and small finger over A. Place the middle finger of your right hand on K, ring finger over L, and small finger on ;(semicolon symbol). This finger position is called the home position. After pressing any key you need to put your fingers back in the home position. If you learn this you don't need to look at the keyboard while typing.

Remember this finger position while practice typing or play typing games. Now set up a schedule and practice typing using our typing test 5 minutes app. 15 minutes of regular practicing can increase your typing speed up-to 15 WPM within just 1 week. After 1 week of practicing you may check your typing speed using our free typing test program. Also you may use this free typing tutor.