😁 Meaning – Beaming Face with Smiling Eyes Emoji


A wide, grinning smile with eyes in the shape of an upturned smile expresses happiness. Sometimes used to represent mischievousness, this emoji expresses not only approval, but also cheerfulness. Grin Emoji can be utilized to say "I'm so happy!" or "Yes, this is really great!"

The Beaming Face with Smiling Eyes Emoji appeared in 2010, and now is mainly known as the Grin Emoji, but also may be reffered as the Happy Face Emoji. Sometimes it is mentioned as the Cheesy Face.

Grin Emoji, Apple style
Grin Emoji, Microsoft style
Beaming Face with Smiling Eyes Emoji, Samsung style
Browser / Native
Beaming Face with Smiling Eyes Emoji, Emoji One style
Emoji One
Grin Emoji, Facebook style
Facebook Messenger
Beaming Face with Smiling Eyes Emoji, LG style
ASCII Emoticon

Grin Emoji details

Symbol to copy
Uncode codepoint
Unicode name
Beaming Face with Smiling Eyes
Smileys & People / Positive Faces
eye, face, grin, smile, happy
Windows Alt-code
Decimal HTML Entity
Hex HTML Entity
UTF-16 hex
0xD83D 0xDE01
Unicode 6.0
2010 (see all emoji of 2010)

🌐 Grin Emoji translations

LanguageCLDR NameKeywords
Deutschstrahlendes Gesicht mit lachenden AugenGesicht, lustig, Zähne
Françaisvisage souriant aux yeux rieursdents, sourire
Русскийсветится от счастьязубы, счастливое лицо, улыбающиеся глаза, широкая улыбка
Españolcara radiante con ojos sonrientescara, ojo, risa, sonrisa
Italianofaccina raggiante con occhi felicifaccina, occhi felici, risata, sogghignare
Portuguêsrosto contente com olhos sorridentesolho, rosto, rosto rindo com olhos sorridentes, sorriso, sorriso aberto
Polskiszeroko uśmiechnięta twarz o roześmianych oczachśmiech, uśmiech, wyszczerzone, zęby

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How to type Beaming Face with Smiling Eyes Emoji

There are number of methods to type Grin 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 Beaming Face with Smiling Eyes 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 ;-)

Grin Emoji HTML-entities

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

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