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How to Type Symbols Using the ALT Key

The ALT key can help you in accessing the alt characters or codes that are not readily available on a simple keyboard. These codes can be used to write in mathematical equations , foreign languages or even to add fun symbols to your messages. In the Below ☟ article you could learn the way to type symbols using the alt key on a PC or a Mac .

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Steps To Type Symbols Using The ALT Key :

step 1  : Learn how to key in an Alt-code :

Hold down the Alt key and type in the number code of that specific character or symbol . When you have entered the number code completely just release the Alt key, Then the symbol will appear.

Symbol ALT Codes :

Symbols With the ALT key plus numbers :


  • ☁ Cloud [9729]
  • ☂ Umbrella [9730]
  • ☃ Snowman [9731]
  • ☄ Comet [9732]
  • ★ Star (solid) [9733]
  • ☆ Star (outline) [9734]
  • ☇ Lightning [9735]
  • ☈ Thunderstorm [9736]
  • ☉ Sun [9737]
  • ☊ Ascending node [9738]
  • ☋ Descending node [9739]
  • ☌ Conjunction [9740]
  • ℉ Fahrenheit [8457]
  • № Number symbol [8470]
  • ℗ Sound recording copyright [8471]
  • ℞ Prescription/pharmaceutical symbol [8478]
  • Ω Ohm [8486]
  • ℧ Inverted ohm [8487]
  • ☀ Sunshine [9728]
  • ☡ Caution sign [9761]
  • ☢ Radioactive sign [9762]
  • ☍ Opposition [9741]
  • ☎ Phone (solid) [9742]
  • ☏ Phone (outline) 9743]
  • ☐ Checkbox [9744]
  • ☑ Ballot box [9745]
  • ☒ Ballot box with X [9746]
  • ☓ Saltire (St. Andrew’s Cross) [9747]
  • ☣ Biohazard sign [9763]
  • ☤ Caduceus or “Kerykeion” [9764]
  • ☥ Ankh [9765]
  • ✃ Cut below [9987]
  • ✄ Scissors [9988]
  • ✆ Public pay phone [9990]
  • ✇ Film reel (tape spool) [9991]
  • ✈ Airport/airplane [9992]
  • ✉ Envelope/mail/email [9993]
  • ✌ Victory sign [9996]
  • ✍ Signature/sign here [9997]
  • ✎ Pencil diagonal down [9998]
  • ✏ Pencil [9999]
  • ✐ Pencil diagonal up [10000]
  • ✓ Checkmark [10003]
  • ✔ Heavy checkmark [10004]
  • ✕ Multiplication sign/X [100005]
  • ✖ Heavy multiplication sign/X [10006]
  • ☦ Eastern Christian cross [9766]
  • ☧ Chi Rho cross [9767]
  • ☨ Patriarchal cross [9768]
  • ☩ Greek cross [9769]
  • ☪ Crescent moon & star [9770]
  • ☫ Farsi symbol [9771]
  • ☬ Adi Shakti [9772]
  • ☭ Hammer & sickle [9773]
  • ☮ Peace sign [9774]
  • ☯ Yin & yang [9775]
  • ☰ Trigram Heaven [9776]
  • ☱ Trigram Lake [9777]
  • ♉ Taurus [9801]
  • ♊ Gemini [9802]
  • ♋ Cancer [9803]
  • ♌ Leo [9804]
  • ♍ Virgo [9805]
  • ♎ Libra [9806]
  • ♏ Scorpio [9807]
  • ♐ Sagittarius [9808]
  • ♑ Capricorn [9809]
  • ♒ Aquarius [9810]
  • © Copyrighted [0169]
  • ♥ coeur [3]
  • ® Reserved mark [0174]
  • ℠ Service mark [8480]
  • ℃ Celsius [8451]
  • ℅ Care of [8453]
  • ☲ Trigram Fire [9778]
  • ✘ Heavy ballot X [10008]
  • ✝ Latin Roman cross [10013]
  • ✞ Latin cross 3D shadow [10014]
  • ✟ Latin cross outline [10015]
  • ✠ Maltese Cross [10016]
  • ✡ Star of David [10017]
  • ❛ Quotation mark single turned comma [10075]
  • ❜ Quotation mark single comma [10076]
  • ❝ Quotation mark double turned [10077]
  • ❞ Quotation mark double comma [10078]
  • ™ Trademark [0153]
  • ○= 777
  • ∞ Infinity [236]
  • ▀ [479]
  • ▐ Bar [478]
  • ╔ [457]
  • ► Play Forward [16]
  • ◄ Play Reverse [17]
  • ▲ Scroll Up [30]
  • ▼ Scroll Down [31]
  • ☚ Left-pointing index finger (solid) [9754]
  • ☛ Right-pointing index finger (solid) [9755]
  • ☜ Left-pointing index finger (outline) [9756]
  • ☝ Upwards-pointing index finger (outline) [9757]
  • ☞ Right-pointing index finger (outline) [9758]
  • ☟ Downwards-pointing index finger (outline) [9759]
  • ☠ Skull & crossbones [9760]
  • ♝ Black bishop [9821]
  • ♞ Black knight [9822]
  • ♟ Black pawn [9823]
  • ♠ Black spade suit [9824]
  • ♡ Red heart suit [9825]
  • ♢ Red diamond suit [9826]
  • ♣ Black club suit (or shamrock) [9827]
  • ♤ Red spade suit [9828]
  • ♥ Black heart suit (or valentine) [9829]
  • ♦ Black diamond suit [9830]
  • ☡ Caution sign [9761]
  • ☢ Radioactive sign [9762]
  • ☣ Biohazard sign [9763]
  • ☤ Caduceus or “Kerykeion” [9764]
  • ☳ Trigram Thunder [9779]
  • ☴ Trigram Wind [9780]
  • ☵ Trigram Water [9781]
  • ☶ Trigram Mountain [9782]
  • ☷ Trigram Earth [9783]
  • ☸ Dharma wheel [9784]
  • ☹ Frowning face [9785]
  • ☺ Smiley face [9786]
  • ✗ Ballot X [10007]
  • ☦ Eastern Christian cross [9766]
  • ☧ Chi Rho cross [9767]
  • ☨ Patriarchal cross [9768]
  • ☩ Greek cross [9769]
  • ☪ Crescent moon & star [9770]
  • ☫ Farsi symbol [9771]
  • ☬ Adi Shakti [9772]
  • ☭ Hammer & sickle [9773]
  • ☮ Peace sign [9774]
  • ☥ Ankh [9765]
  • ☻ Black smiley face [9787]
  • ☽ Waxing crescent moon [9789]
  • ☾ Waning crescent moon [9790]
  • ☿ Mercury [9791]
  • ♀ Venus (female symbol) [9792]
  • ♁ Earth symbol [9793]
  • ♂ Mars (male symbol) [9794]
  • ♃ Jupiter [9795]
  • ♄ Saturn [9796]
  • ♅ Uranus [9797]
  • ♆ Neptune [9798]
  • ♇ Pluto [9799]
  • ♈ Aries [9800]
  • ♓ Pisces [9811]
  • ♔ White king [9812]
  • ♕ White queen [9813]
  • ♖ White rook [9814]
  • ♗ White bishop [9815]
  • ♘ White knight [9816]
  • ♙ White pawn [9817]
  • ♚ Black king [9818]
  • ♛ Black queen [9819]
  • ♜ Black rook [9820]
  • ♧ Red club suit [9831]
  • ♨ Hot springs [9832]
  • ♩ Musical quarter note [9833]
  • ♪ Musical eighth note [9834]
  • ♫ Musical single bar note [9835]
  • ♬ Musical double bar note [9836]
  • ♭ Flat note [9837]
  • ♮ Natural note [9838]
  • ♯ Sharp note [9839]
  • ✁ Cut above [9985]
  • ✂ Cut here [9986]

Foreign Language Alt Codes :

  • ê [136]
  • ë [137]
  • è [138]
  • ï [139]
  • î [140]
  • ì [141]
  • Ç [128]
  • ü [129]
  • é [130]
  • Ä [142]
  • Å [143]
  • ù [151]
  • ÿ [152]
  • Ö [153]
  • Ü [154]
  • ¢ [155]
  • â [131]
  • ä [132]
  • à [133]
  • å [134]
  • ç [135]
  • É [144]
  • æ [145]
  • £ [156]
  • á [160]
  • Þ [0222]
  • ô [147]
  • ö [148]
  • ò [149]
  • û [150]
  • ª [166]
  • º [167]
  • ¿ [168]
  • í [161]
  • ó [162]
  • ú [163]
  • ñ [164]
  • Ñ [165]
  • Æ [146]
  • þ [0254]

Mathematical Equation Alt Codes :

  • ⌠ [244]
  • ⌡ [245]
  • + [43]
  • – [45]
  • × [0215]
  •  % [37]
  • ‰ [0137]
  • ± [241]
  • ¼ [0188]
  • ½ [0189]
  • ¾ [0190]
  • ÷ [0247]
  • ² [0178]
  • ³ [0179]
  • ≡ [240]
  • π [227]
  • ° [248]
  • ∞ [236]
  • µ [230]
  • Σ [228]
  • ∩ [239]
  • = [61]
  • ≈ [247]
  • ≥ [242]
  • ≤ [243]
  • √ [251]
  • ⁿ [252]
  • ¹ [0185]

 Note : 

This only works with programs that accept an ASCII input, such as Notepad, WordPad , email etc. Try it for the program you are using.

0 thoughts on “How to Type Symbols Using the ALT Key

  1. Kisha96 says:

    This article is really interesting.

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