tap in/into

tap in/into
tap in/into [phrasal verb]
tap (something) in or tap in (something) or tap (something) in/into (something) : to put (information) into a machine (such as a computer or telephone) by pushing buttons

She tapped in my name and found my account records.

He tapped the numbers into the calculator.

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