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🐌 Snail Emoji

The image of a snail is the emoji that symbolizes this certain type of animal. Because of its small size, frail nature and slow movement, the snail emoji is often used to express a slow speed. Snail Emoji can mean "He is as slow as a snail." or to simply refer to the creature itself "I've stepped on a snail this morning."

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

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

Snail Emoji details

Symbol to copy
Uncode codepoint
U+1F40C
Unicode name
Snail
Category
Nature / Animals
Keywords
Windows Alt-code
Alt+1F40C
Decimal HTML Entity
🐌
Hex HTML Entity
🐌
UTF-16 hex
0xD83D 0xDC0C
Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snail
Version
Unicode 6.0
Year
2010 (see all emoji of 2010)

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How to type Snail Emoji

There are number of methods to type Snail 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 Snail Emoji

It's very easy to get Snail 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.

Snail Emoji HTML-entities

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

Snail 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.