❌ Meaning – Cross Mark Emoji

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A red cross mark emoji is the symbol for multiplication or interdiction. This emoji can be used as the word “and” as well, but it generally refers to something that is negative or a restriction. Cross Mark Emoji can mean “Do not do that!”, “This is bad or negative!” expressing disapproval towards someone or something.

The Cross Mark Emoji appeared in 2010, and also known as the x Emoji.

The Cross Mark 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.

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

Cross Mark Emoji details

Symbol to copy
Uncode codepoint
U+274C
Unicode name
Cross Mark
Category
Symbols / Check Marks
Keywords
mark
Windows Alt-code
Alt+274C
Decimal HTML Entity
❌
Hex HTML Entity
❌
UTF-16 hex
0x274C
Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X_mark
Version
Unicode 6.0
Year
2010 (see all emoji of 2010)

Related emoji

Cross Mark Button Emoji
Cross Mark Button
Crossed Flags Emoji
Crossed Flags

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How to type Cross Mark Emoji

There are number of methods to type Cross Mark 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 Cross Mark 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 ;-)

Cross Mark Emoji HTML-entities

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