How to Disable or Reassign the Caps Lock Key on a Mac
The caps lock key is one of the least used keys on a Mac. It's often a nuisance causing people to enter incorrect passwords when it's accidentally turned on by the graze of a finger. If you don't use the caps lock key and find it a bit of a nuisance, consider disabling or modifying the caps lock key by reassigning it to a different function.
By disabling the caps lock key, your caps lock key will have zero function or purpose. So, accidentally clicking the caps lock key will cause no issues. If you like using caps lock, this modification is not for you.
By modifying the caps lock key, your caps lock key will work, but not as a caps lock key. It will have an entirely different function based on what you decide to reassign it to. If you are currently struggling with an option key that is broken, this is a great workaround while you wait to get into the genius bar.
Note: these steps were done with macOS Big Sur, but should be relatively similar for most recent macOS versions.
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