☑ Meaning – Ballot Box with Check Emoji

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The image of a ballot box with the check sign inside it is the symbol of approval or of a completed task. This emoji can be used to point out that an activity or an object has been checked off a list as being finished. Ballot Box with Check Emoji can mean “This is done/completed!” or even “Go vote with X person!”.

The Ballot Box with Check Emoji appeared in 1993, and also known as the Check Mark Emoji. Sometimes it is mentioned as the Checkmark Emoji.

The Ballot Box with Check 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 easily copy and paste ☑ emoji. This trick works for most websites (Facebook, Twitter, forums, etc.) and messengers. You can easily paste any emoji into the message in your favorite application, whether it's WhatsApp, Skype or Snapchat - it will work. The only thing that displayed images are slightly different for iPhone, Android or Samsung Galaxy devices.

Ballot Box with Check Emoji, Apple style
Apple
Ballot Box with Check Emoji, Google style
Google
Ballot Box with Check Emoji, Microsoft style
Microsoft
Ballot Box with Check Emoji, Samsung style
Samsung
Browser / Native
Ballot Box with Check Emoji, Twitter style
Twitter
Ballot Box with Check Emoji, Emoji One style
Emoji One
Ballot Box with Check Emoji, Facebook style
Facebook Messenger
Ballot Box with Check Emoji, LG style
LG
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Ballot Box with Check Emoji details

Symbol to copy
Uncode codepoint
U+2611
Unicode name
Ballot Box with Check
Category
Symbols / Check Marks
Keywords
box, check
Windows Alt-code
Alt+2611
Decimal HTML Entity
☑
Hex HTML Entity
☑
UTF-16 hex
0x2611
Wikipedia
n/a
Version
Unicode 1.1
Year
1993 (see all emoji of 1993)

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How to type Ballot Box with Check Emoji

There are number of methods to type Ballot Box with Check 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 ☑ emoji

It's very easy to get Ballot Box with Check 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.

To avoid misunderstandings, first carefully read ☑ meaning and look at ☑ pictures before sending it to somebody: some emoji don't mean what you think they mean ;-)

Ballot Box with Check Emoji HTML-entities

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

☑ 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.