Alt codes list ☺♥♪ keyboard symbols (2023)

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How to type keyboard symbols

Wondering how to make symbols with keyboard alt codes? Pick your system and read how.

Windows PC

How to write symbols by using keyboard Alt codesGuide on how to write computer symbols from your keyboard by using Alt codes. Learn how to do special alternative characters using your keyboard's Alt key and numeric Key Pad.

Windows Laptop

Alt Code symbols on Laptop keyboardGuide on making symbols by using Alt codes on laptop keyboard. Article shows where are number pad keys on laptops located and describes how to type Alt codes using it. You'll know how to do Alt-key codes on a laptop after reading this.


Symbols on Keyboard Type symbols by their keyboard codes. Contains information on Windows Alt codes, Linux symbol codes and standard Mac tools for special characters. Put them in documents, on Facebook, Instagram, your blog, etc.

Alt codes

All alt codes are listed below.

21 §
21 §

33 A
34 "
35 #
36 $
37 %
38 &
39 '
40 (
41 )
42 *
43 +
44 ,
45 -
46 .
47 /
48 0
49 1
50 2
51 3
52 4
53 5
54 6
55 7
56 8
57 9
58 :
59 ;
60 <
= 61
> 62
? 63
@ 64
A 65
B 66
C 67
D 68
E 69
F 70
G 71
H 72
I 73
J 74
K 75
L 76
M 77
N 78
O 79
P 80
Q 81
R 82
S 83
T 84
U 85
V 86
W 87
X 88
89 Y
90 Z
91 [
92 \
93 ]
94 ^
95 _
96 `
97 a
98 b
99 c
100 d
101 e
102 f
103 g
104 h
105 i
106 j
107 k
108 l
109 m
110 n
111 o
112 p
113 q
114 r
115 s
116 t
u 117
v 118
w 119
x 120
y 121
z 122
{ 123
| 124
} 125
~ 126
Δ 127
ƒ 0131
ˆ 0136
Š 0138
Ž 0142
0152 ˜
0154 š
0156 œ
0158 ž
0159 Ÿ
0161 ¡
0162 ¢
0163 £
0164 ¤
0165 ¥
0166 ¦
0167 §
0168 ¨
0169 ©
0170 ª
0171 «
0172 ¬
0173 ­
0174 ®
¯ 0175
° 0176
± 0177
² 0178
³ 0179
´ 0180
µ 0181
· 0183
¸ 0184
¹ 0185
º 0186
» 0187
¼ 0188
½ 0189
¾ 0190
¿ 0191
À 0192
Á 0193
à 0195
Ä 0196
Å 0197
Æ 0198
Ç 0199
È 0200
É 0201
Ê 0202
0203 Ë
0204 Ì
0205 Í
0206 Î
0207 Ï
0208 Ð
0209 Ñ
0210 Ò
0211 Ó
0212 Ô
0213 Õ
0214 Ö
0215 ×
0216 Ø
0217 Ù
0218 Ú
0219 Û
0220 Ü
0221 Ý
0222 Þ
0223 ß
0224 à
0225 á
0226 â
0227 ã
0228 ä
0229 å
æ 0230
ç 0231
è 0232
é 0233
ê 0234
ë 0235
ì 0236
í 0237
î 0238
ï 0239
ð 0240
ñ 0241
ò 0242
ó 0243
ô 0244
õ 0245
ö 0246
÷ 0247
ø 0248
ù 0249
ú 0250
û 0251
ü 0252
ý 0253
þ 0254
ÿ 0255

128 Ç
129 ü
130 é
131 â
132 ä
133 à
134 å
135 ç
136 ê
137 ë
138 è
139 ï
140 î
141 ì
142 Ä
143 Å
É 144
æ 145
Æ 146
ô 147
ö 148
ò 149
û 150
ù 151
ÿ 152
Ö 153
Ü 154
¢ 155
£ 156
¥ 157
ƒ 159
160 á
161 í
162 ó
163 ú
164 ñ
165 Ñ
166 ª
167 º
168 ¿
170 ¬
171 ½
172 ¼
173 ¡
174 «
175 »
224 α
225 ß
226 Γ
227 π
228 Σ
229 σ
230 µ
231 τ
232 Φ
233 Θ
234 Ω
235 δ
237 φ
238 ε
± 241
÷ 246
° 248
· 250
² 253

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We just bought a notebook (laptop). How do you make alternative symbols? The keyboard has 4 symbols on the keys. It is an Acer running Windows 7. Thank you.


Look here Alt Code symbols on Laptop keyboard for the details.


You might want to add this one on ª = alt + 9999654 I think.


Nope, universally alt + 9999654 is alt code 84. and ª can't be inputted with this code in most browsers through alt codes. Only in Word and "Rich edit" stuff, maybe. But thanks anyway, I've listed it on Cool Symbols ♡😎 now as a copy-paste symbol.


I cant find out how you make all the text symbols. I know you can copy them but how to make them?


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*. How do you do the star usinq alt?


If you're talking about this * star, then you can do it (How to write symbols by using keyboard Alt codes) with alt code 42. If you're talking about more starry-looking ones - then you better just copy-paste them from Cool Symbols ♡😎. Easiest and most efficient way, cause there's no alt codes for them.


Yea, I did some thing wrong and now my screen is all big. Help, please.


Try "Ctrl+0". You probably zoomed in. Remember to enable Num Lock first and use Alt, not Ctrl.


how do u do the twisted smirk face?


You don't do - it's pretty hard to do it. You copy it. From Cool Symbols ♡😎.


How do you do beautiful letters >.< I keep on trying but it just shuts computer down!


Oh My F-God! Haven't heard about anything like this before ^.^ Watch my video on How to write symbols by using keyboard Alt codes. I'm sure you're doing something wrong.


How to create apple?


[Option] + [Shift] + [K] on a Mac.


How to add some character in my full name on Facebook?..
Like these characters: ۞ , ℬ ℰ ℯ ℱ ℊ ℋ.
What's your secret?..


There's no big secret. Read Facebook name with cool symbol letters.


Hey thank you for this but I can't use it in Yahoo Messenger. Sometimes it appears, sometimes it won't happen. I have to use alt+fun. Can't I use number keys given under f1, f2 and f3?


No. They won't work for Alt codes.


This really isn't a question, but yes, Windows did change and that is why you can no longer type certian symbols. Hope this helps!


Can you please tell me how to do this symbol, ◕. I can't seem to find it.


You can't make this one with your keyboard on Windows. Instead you can copy-paste it, or use Character maps.

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I can't use this symbol to change my nickname in Facebook. How can I use this symbols to change my nickname on Facebook?


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What is the math. alt code for approximately?


247, if you'll take a closer look at the list. Hope, this works for you.


I have a laptop with the numeric key pad. My keyboard quite often acts as though the numeric keys are on the right half of the regular keyboard when I have the num lock on. The number keypad also just does the home, right arrowes etc. How do I get it out of this mode so I can use it normally?


Well, what I can say is that the key pad keys act like arrows, home, delete and other keys when you have Num Lock turned off.


I press Alt + 239, but I get what Alt + 0180 is. Why?


Note the leading zero in 0180. Short details on Alt codes.


Is there a list of Alt codes somewhere in a Word or PDF file that can be saved and then printed?


You can print this page. Just press CTRL+P. Or copy it and paste into a word document and delete stuff you don't want to print.


Hi, I am Barbara. I need to know how to access codes for letters. I am used to using 3 letters in Swedish correspondence, one of which is a with two dots over it (ä). The code is Alt+132 but when I type that I get a musical note ♪ Help! Barbara.


It looks like you've got a different character set. Try 228, or 0132. I hope it works. If it won't - you should probably read about Shift states for Windows symbols. If you'll use Shift states you'll be able to bind ä to AltGr (right alt) + a, which is a lot faster. ;)


I love these! How can I print out a paper copy? I'm an old ♀.

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Do Ctrl+P (press Ctrl and P simultaneously) to open a printing dialog, or copy this to Word and cut unneeded stuff away, leaving just Alt codes and then print from there.


How can I write when playing cards like in BBO: Spades, Hearts, Diamonds and clubs, please?


Well, actually use these Alt codes (read manual on the other page first), or read Symbols on Keyboard for other methods.


How do you do ૐ by using alt codes?


You can't. Alt codes aren't for all the symbols. Just for some.


♡ what is alt code for this one?


There's no alt code for it. Copy-paste it.


I found this one at school on the computer. 9996=♀


It's about rich text codes. Maybe I'll take care of that topic later.. It works in MS Word, but not in browsers..


please find the letter J to be within a circle example Ⓞ Ⓐ Ⓝ Ⓘ


You can find all the circled symbols inside Cool Symbols ♡😎. Good luck ;)


Infinty doesn't work.


Yeah. The lower ones work only on some systems. Mostly, American ones, I think.


When I type specific alt codes on the Internet, it keeps screwing up & thinking that I pressed Backspace, which takes me to the previous page. Is there a way to stop this? Or does my computer just suck.


Enable Num Lock, funny. =)


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How do you do "thumb's up"? :)


Copy 👍. There's no alt code for it, sorry


What Alt keys to use for symbols? ›

Windows symbols
alt + 0176degree symbol °
alt + 0252check symbol √
alt + 38and symbol &
alt + 7bullet symbol
7 more rows
Jan 25, 2021

How do you type █? ›

ALT+219. To type full block █ on your computer, Just hold down the Alt key while typing the alt key code 219 on the numeric keypad of your keyboard.

How do I see all Alt codes? ›

1 Answer
  1. holding down the right Alt key,
  2. pressing the + button on the numeric keypad,
  3. entering the hex code,
  4. and releasing the Alt key.
Nov 12, 2016

What character is Alt 255? ›

The magic sequence of keys Alt-255 typed at numeric keypad places an Invisible Character symbol into text. This character looks like a blank space in the program code and SAS output but is processed and printed by many programs as a valid text character.

What are the 7 special keys in keyboard? ›

These shortcuts are particularly useful in text processing and file management activities.
  • Ctrl-S - save.
  • Ctrl-O - open.
  • Ctrl-N - new.
  • Ctrl-C - copy.
  • Ctrl-V - paste.
  • Ctrl-X - cut.
  • Ctrl-Z - undo.
  • Ctrl-A - select all.

What is Alt F7 used for? ›

Alt + F7 = Find the next misspelling or grammatical error.

What is that double s symbol? ›

The section sign, §, is a typographical character for referencing individually numbered sections of a document; it is frequently used when citing sections of a legal code. It is also known as the section symbol, section mark, double-s, or silcrow.

What is the code for special characters? ›

Keyboard special characters
`Acute, backquote, backtick, grave, grave accent, left quote, open quote, or a push.
!Exclamation mark, exclamation point, or bang.
@Ampersat, arobase, asperand, at, or at symbol.
#Octothorpe, number, pound, sharp, or hash.
28 more rows
May 12, 2021

Can I teach myself to type? ›

Most adult learning programs and libraries offer basic skills computer courses, but is it possible to learn how to touch type on your own? Of course. If you have access to a computer, there are plenty of self-study programs that can help you get started.

What is Alt 4 do? ›

What do Alt and F4 do? Pressing the Alt and F4 keys together is a keyboard shortcut to close the currently active window. For example, if you press this keyboard shortcut while playing a game, the game window will close immediately.

How do I create a custom Alt code? ›

To create an ALT-code symbol, hold down Alt key, type in the code without leading zero's, then release Alt. This is usually printed in books or web articles as {Alt+nnn}.

Does Alt F11 anything? ›

From your active workbook, a fast and easy way to get into the Visual Basic Editor is to press Alt+F11 on your keyboard. You can do this from any worksheet. Careful, that was *Alt*+F11! The Ctrl key is commonly used in conjunction with other keys for keyboard shortcuts.

What does Alt 0176 do? ›

Degree Sign Symbols

Press and hold the ALT key and type the number 0176 to make a degree sign. Example usage of degree symbol: weather is now 60° Fahrenheit. Use unicode Degree symbols in a html document or copy paste the character.

What is Alt 248? ›

To get the letter, character, sign or symbol "°" : ( Degree symbol ) on computers with Windows operating system: 1) Press the "Alt" key on your keyboard, and do not let go. 2) While keep press "Alt", on your keyboard type the number "248", which is the number of the letter or symbol "°" in ASCII table.

How to use Alt 0173? ›

Unicode defines the following special character as soft hyphen (discretionary hyphen) 00AD: Shortcut Alt 0173. In Word typing Alt+0173 or converting 00AD creates a hyphen similar to 002D (hyphen minus) and not the discretionary hyphen.

What are the 12 function keys uses? ›

F1 to F12: The Time-Saving Function Key Shortcuts You Need To...
  • F1 – Opens the Help screen for almost every program.
  • F2 – Allows you to rename a selected file or folder.
  • F3 – Opens a search feature for an application that is active at the moment.
  • F4 – Alt + F4 closes the active window.

What is F1 F2 F3 F4 f5 f6 F7 f8 f9 f10 f11 F12? ›

The function keys or F-keys on a computer keyboard, labeled F1 through F12, are keys that have a special function defined by the operating system, or by a currently running program.

What are ghost keys? ›

Ghosting is the problem that some keyboard keys don't work when multiple keys are pressed simultaneously. The keystrokes that don't show up on the computer or seem to have disappeared are said to have been “ghosted”.

What does Ctrl Alt F8 do? ›

CTRL+ALT+F8 goes to the standard console/terminal which is what lies behind when you have X running. TTY8, which usually doesn't have anything running, is therefore blank - sometimes with a blinking cursor in top left corner. If you hit CTRL+ALT+F7, you should be back in X, which is usually the "TTY" where X is at.

What does Alt F5 do? ›

Alt + F6 : Switch windows within an app. Alt + F5 : Restore. Alt + F4 : Close.

What does Alt F8 do? ›

Alt+F8 Opens the macro dialog box.

What does a SS symbol mean? ›

The SS Bolts are a common white supremacist/neo-Nazi symbol derived from Schutzstaffel (SS) of Nazi Germany. The SS, led by Heinrich Himmler, maintained the police state of Nazi Germany.

How do you type stacked S? ›

(1) Hold down the [Alt] key and on the numeric keypad press the digits "0", "1", "6" and "7" in that order, then release the [Alt] key.

What does an S with a dash above it mean? ›

The grapheme Š, š (S with caron) is used in various contexts representing the sh sound like in the word show, usually denoting the voiceless postalveolar fricative /ʃ/ or similar voiceless retroflex fricative /ʂ/.

How do I get a FF character? ›

Free Fire MAX: An effortless way to unlock the best characters in 2022
  1. Step 1: Gamers must log in to Free Fire MAX and go to the 'Characters' section.
  2. Step 2: Click on the 'Link' option given at the top.
  3. Step 3: After that, players will need to tap on the plus icon and select their desired character to link.
Apr 25, 2022

How do you type weird letters? ›

The US International Keyboard gives you two ways to add a special character:
  1. Use the right-hand Alt key in combination with the appropriate letter to get one of the more common combinations. For example, Alt+e will result in: é
  2. Press the symbol you want to use and then the letter you want to use it with.
Apr 1, 2021

What character is code 160? ›

Character 160 is a no-break space.

Can a 50 year old learn to type? ›

But you are never too old to learn how to touch type. And, it's a skill worth mastering if you're looking for a new career, embarking on a degree course or simply want to improve your computer skills.

Why is typing so hard? ›

This is because it takes time for the muscles in your hands to develop so you can make the controlled movements touch typing requires.

What is the best age to learn typing? ›

It's generally considered appropriate for kids to learn to type when their hands are big enough to fit comfortably on a standard keyboard, typically around 6 or 7 years of age. This also coincides with a period in which they are learning to read and write at school, and practicing their English spelling skills.

What does Alt F6 do? ›

More specifically, the Alt + F6 hotkey is for switching among top-level windows in an application. For example, start Notepad, type some text, and then press Ctrl + F to call up the search dialog. At this point, you can use Alt + F6 to switch between the search dialog and the main Notepad window.

What does Ctrl +O do? ›

Ctrl+O. Create a new document. Ctrl+N. Save the document.

What does Alt F2 do? ›

Whether you want to force-quit a hanging application, quickly launch your favorite program, or perform any other task that you can think of, Alt + F2 is there to ease the task for you. This keyboard shortcut works by default on all Linux distributions that use GNOME, KDE, or Xfce desktop environments.

How do I add special characters to Alt? ›

Inserting ASCII characters

To insert an ASCII character, press and hold down ALT while typing the character code. For example, to insert the degree (º) symbol, press and hold down ALT while typing 0176 on the numeric keypad. You must use the numeric keypad to type the numbers, and not the keyboard.

How do you type ♡ on a PC? ›

Hold down the Windows button on your keyboard and then press the Period button (.). This will bring up a small emoji keyboard. Click the Symbols category in the bottom right corner (the heart icon). Click the Heart Symbol you'd like to type and it will appear in the text box.

How do you make a special character? ›

To insert a special character by using the Unicode value:
  1. In your document, position the insertion point where you want the special character to appear.
  2. Press and hold down the ALT key while you type the four number Unicode value for the character.

What does Ctrl Alt F12 do? ›

When you press Ctrl + Alt + F12 it will bring a black screen which is a virtual console.

What is Alt F10? ›

The editor supports keyboard shortcuts for Windows and Macs. To use your keyboard to jump to the editor toolbar, press Alt + F10.

What happens when you press Alt F10? ›

How can I recover my computer if it will not boot to Windows? You can restore the operating system on your Acer Windows 10 or Windows 11 computer by pressing the Alt and F10 keys when the computer starts to boot up. Press and hold the Power key for 5 seconds to power the system off completely.

What does Alt 0153 do? ›

Press and hold the ALT key and type the number 0153 to make a trademark symbol alt code. Copy and paste the TM Symbol with unicode symbol or use its decimal number.

What does Alt 165 do? ›

The lowercase ñ can be made in the Microsoft Windows operating system by typing Alt + 164 or Alt + 0241 on the numeric keypad (with Num Lock turned on); the uppercase Ñ can be made with Alt + 165 or Alt + 0209 . Character Map in Windows identifies the letter as "Latin Small/Capital Letter N With Tilde".

What does Alt 164 do? ›

Windows Computer or Laptop

Hold the Alt key then type 164 on the numeric keypad to create a lowercase ñ. For the uppercase Ñ, hold the Alt key then type 165.

What is ALT 0128? ›

These special characters also work with the Microsoft English US-International keyboard. Press and hold the <ALT> key while typing the numbers shown to make the special characters: Alt 0128. € Euro currency symbol.

What is ALT 0150? ›

If you have a numeric keyboard, hold down the Alt key and type 0151 for an em dash or 0150 for an en dash.

What is ALT 0160? ›

In Windows there is a command for a "non-breaking" space which keeps two words together as a single unit. The keyboard shortcut for this is ALT 0160 and this does work in Legacy.

How do you use Alt +=? ›

AutoSum is a fast, easy way to add up multiple values in Excel. You can access the AutoSum command from either the Home tab or the Formulas tab, but there is a keyboard shortcut that makes it even faster: Alt+=. To use this shortcut, simply hold down the Alt key, then press the equals sign on your keyboard.

What is Alt 32? ›

Black Down-Pointing Triangle. Alt 32. Space.

What will Alt F4 do? ›

Pressing the Alt and F4 keys together is a keyboard shortcut to close the currently active window. For example, if you press this keyboard shortcut while playing a game, the game window will close immediately.

What is the use of Alt F12? ›

Alt F12 Customize local layout.

What does Alt +J do? ›

Alt+J is a keyboard shortcut often used to adjust the justification of text in a file. Alt-J is also a band that got their name from a shortcut originally used to create the Greek letter delta (Δ) on an Apple computer.

What is the use of Alt F11? ›

Alt+F11 opens the Microsoft Visual Basic For Applications Editor, in which you can create a macro by using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). F12 Displays the Save As dialog box. Alt Displays the Key Tips (new shortcuts) on the ribbon.

What is Alt F5? ›

Alt + F6 : Switch windows within an app. Alt + F5 : Restore. Alt + F4 : Close.

What is Ctrl F9? ›

If you work with Microsoft Excel on a regular basis, you know that it has a ton of keyboard shortcuts that can make your life a lot easier. One of the most useful shortcuts is Ctrl+Alt+F9, which allows you to quickly recalculate all the formulas in your worksheet.

What does F9 do? ›

F9 is shorthand for "Fine," which is sometimes used in chat communication. 2. The F9 key is a function key found at the top of almost all computer keyboards. The key is often used to open Mission Control on an Apple computer.

What does Alt plus Z do? ›

Pressing Alt+Z launches the in-game overlay in the GeForce Experience utility, allowing you to take screenshots, take videos, and stream your screen.

What does 01110011 mean? ›

Pool killer, killer, pool, pool killer. The song beings with the numbers “01110011,” which is binary for the letter “S.” When the band first teased “3WW” with footage from LSD: Dream Emulator, they also labeled the video with the binary code “00110011 01110111 01110111,” which spelled out the single title.

What does F11 and F12 do? ›

F12: Prints the file in the active window. F3: Cancels the previous undo action. F7: Replies to the e-mail in the active window. F11: Saves the file in the active window.

What is F1 f2 F3 f4 f5 f6 F7 f8 f9 F10 F11 F12? ›

The function keys or F-keys on a computer keyboard, labeled F1 through F12, are keys that have a special function defined by the operating system, or by a currently running program.

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