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👦 Boy Emoji

The front image of the face of a boy is an emoji representing a young male child. Depending on context, Boy Emoji can be used literally or figuratively, in several various ways : when refering to someone immature as if saying “You’re just a boy!”, when mentioning the sex of a child or teenager, etc.

Boy Emoji is also known as a Hair Emoji, Guy Emoji, or a Waiting Emoji.

Boy Emoji is a special symbol that looks like a picture 👦 (you may see empty box or "X" if unsupported), but really it's a text, so you can simply copy and paste this emoji as a regular letter, symbol or text. This trick works for Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, Skype, Viber, Snapchat, SMS and any other website, messenger or application. The only nuance is that supported emoji set is the same for all recent versions of platforms and applications, but appearance (pictures themself) are slightly different for iPad/iPhone, Android, and Samsung Galaxy devices. Here you can see how Boy Emoji is displayed on iOS, Android, Windows, and other platforms and applications.

Boy Emoji, Apple style
Apple
Boy Emoji, Google style
Google
Boy Emoji, Microsoft style
Microsoft
Boy Emoji, Samsung style
Samsung
👦
Browser / Native
Boy Emoji, Twitter style
Twitter
Boy Emoji, Emoji One style
Emoji One
Boy Emoji, Facebook style
Facebook Messenger
Boy Emoji, LG style
LG
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ASCII Emoticon

Boy Emoji details

Symbol to copy
Uncode codepoint
U+1F466
Unicode name
Boy
Category
People / Person
Keywords
boy, child, young
Windows Alt-code
Alt+1F466
Decimal HTML Entity
👦
Hex HTML Entity
👦
UTF-16 hex
0xD83D 0xDC66
Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boy
Version
Unicode 6.0
Year
2010 (see all emoji of 2010)

Boy Emoji: skin tone variations

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How to type Boy Emoji

There are number of methods to type Boy Emoji. Easiest way is to copy & paste, but other methods, like windows alt-codes and HTML-entities (for web sites) are also popular enough.

You may use this Copy and Paste Emoji List to copy/type emoji one-by-one or this Online Emoji Keyboard to write all your message at one time and copy it when finished.

Copy and paste Boy Emoji

It's very easy to get Boy Emoji both on computer and mobile without any emoji keyboard installed. All you need is to select, copy and paste this symbol: . Select this like a regular text, and copy to the clipboard. After doing that, switch to another website or application and paste emoji using context menu or keyboard. Hint: use Ctrl/Cmd+C keys to copy, and Ctrl/Cmd+V to paste emoji.

Even if emoji symbol or smiley looks like a black square or question mark, it most probably will be converted into appropriate image by web site or application where you paste it.

Boy Emoji HTML-entities

HTML entites are intended for using on websites. You can put Boy Emoji html entity code in decimal or hexadecimal form right in your message, and it will be translated into graphical representation of Boy Emoji after you submit.

Boy Emoji Alt-codes for Windows

It's easy to type emoji or any other Unicode character with code value up to U+0ffff by it's alt-code in MS Windows. Here are instructions.

  1. Press and hold Alt key on keyboard.
  2. Hit the Plus (+) button on numeric keypad.
  3. Type the hexadecimal Unicode value digit-by-digit
  4. Now release the Alt key and you'll see your character.

Note 1. This method works only for unicode codepoints U+0ffff and bellow.

Note 2. If this trick does not work, you should check some settings in your Windows Registry. If you don't know what the Registry is, please don't try this! Run regedit.exe and navigate to the HKEY_Current_User/Control Panel/Input Method branch. Add EnableHexNumpad key with type of REG_SZ and set it to "1". You may need to log off and back on to enable this input type.