type into

type (something) into (something)

To use a physical or virtual keyboard in order to input some information into some computer or system. Here, type your number into my phone so that I can get in touch with you later. I typed the name of the book into the database, but no entries came up.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

type something into something

 and type something in
to insert information into a form or a place on a form by typing or keying it. Please type your name and address into this box. Please type in your name.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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* Sans serif type indicates the names of files and the names of commands and instructions users should type into the computer.