BTK

What does BTK stand for?

Back to keyboard

When you see BTK in a chat, it simply means “back to keyboard.” It’s a quick way someone might tell you that they’ve returned to their computer after being away. You’ll mostly see this used in online chat rooms or instant messaging.

There are many similar acronyms used to say “I’m back,” such as BAK and BAC. But remember, BTK is just a super casual way to let others know you’re back at your keyboard and ready to chat.

Example for using ‘BTK’ in a conversation

Hey! Are you there? I need your help with something.

Sorry, I was AFK. BTK now. What’s up?

I need to know how to fix my computer. It keeps freezing.

Hmm, have you tried restarting it?