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Pencil Emoji

The image of a pencil is the emoji symbol of a writing utensil. It can refer to the writing tool itself or to the act of writing by hand. Pencil Emoji can be associated with taking notes, writing down a course or a book. It can mean “I love writing with my new pencil!” or “I’ve spend the evening writing.”.

Pencil 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 Pencil Emoji is displayed on iOS, Android, Windows, and other platforms and applications.

Pencil Emoji, Apple style
Apple
Pencil Emoji, Google style
Google
Pencil Emoji, Microsoft style
Microsoft
Pencil Emoji, Samsung style
Samsung
Browser / Native
Pencil Emoji, Twitter style
Twitter
Pencil Emoji, Emoji One style
Emoji One
Pencil Emoji, Facebook style
Facebook Messenger
Pencil Emoji, LG style
LG
n/a
ASCII Emoticon

Pencil Emoji details

Symbol to copy
Uncode codepoint
U+270F
Unicode name
Pencil
Category
Objects / Tools
Keywords
Windows Alt-code
Alt+270F
Decimal HTML Entity
✏
Hex HTML Entity
✏
UTF-16 hex
0x270F
Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pencil
Version
Unicode 1.1
Year
1993 (see all emoji of 1993)

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Fountain Pen
Pen Emoji
Pen
Paintbrush Emoji
Paintbrush
Crayon Emoji
Crayon
Straight Ruler Emoji
Straight Ruler
Triangular Ruler Emoji
Triangular Ruler
Locked with Pen Emoji
Locked with Pen

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How to type Pencil Emoji

There are number of methods to type Pencil 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 Pencil Emoji

It's very easy to get Pencil 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.

Pencil Emoji HTML-entities

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

Pencil 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.