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Male Sign

The image of a circle with an arrow poiting upwards is the emoji that symbolizes the male sex. It is compatible within any context as long as it has this meaning. It can also relate to products or various other things related to the male sex. Male Sign can mean "This bathroom is for males only!" or "Our employer is a male!".

Male Sign 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 Male Sign is displayed on iOS, Android, Windows, and other platforms and applications.

Male Sign, Apple style
Apple
Male Sign, Google style
Google
Male Sign, Samsung style
Samsung
Browser / Native
Male Sign, Twitter style
Twitter
n/a
ASCII Emoticon

Male Sign details

Symbol to copy
Uncode codepoint
U+2642
Unicode name
Male Sign
Category
Symbols / Other
Keywords
man
Windows Alt-code
Alt+2642
Decimal HTML Entity
♂
Hex HTML Entity
♂
UTF-16 hex
0x2642
Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Planet_symbols#Mars
Version
Unicode 1.1
Year
1993 (see all emoji of 1993)

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How to type Male Sign

There are number of methods to type Male Sign. 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 Male Sign

It's very easy to get Male Sign 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.

Male Sign HTML-entities

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

Male Sign 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.