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Hand Emoji / Raised Hand Emoji

This emoji represents a raised hand showing the palm and it is part of the hand-gesture emoji group. It is used in different contexts but the most common are two: Hand Emoji can be seen as a gesture for indicating to stop or as a waving hand for saying hello or goodbye.

Raised Hand Emoji is mainly known as a Hand Emoji and also may be referenced as a High Five Emoji, Raised Hands Emoji, or a Stop Emoji.

Hand Emoji / Raised Hand 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 Hand Emoji / Raised Hand Emoji is displayed on iOS, Android, Windows, and other platforms and applications.

Hand Emoji / Raised Hand Emoji, Apple style
Hand Emoji / Raised Hand Emoji, Google style
Hand Emoji / Raised Hand Emoji, Microsoft style
Hand Emoji / Raised Hand Emoji, Samsung style
Browser / Native
Hand Emoji / Raised Hand Emoji, Twitter style
Hand Emoji / Raised Hand Emoji, Emoji One style
Emoji One
Hand Emoji / Raised Hand Emoji, Facebook style
Facebook Messenger
Hand Emoji / Raised Hand Emoji, LG style
ASCII Emoticon

Hand Emoji / Raised Hand Emoji details

Symbol to copy
Uncode codepoint
Unicode name
Raised Hand
People / Hands & Body
body, hand
Windows Alt-code
Decimal HTML Entity
Hex HTML Entity
UTF-16 hex
Unicode 6.0
2010 (see all emoji of 2010)

Hand Emoji / Raised Hand Emoji: skin tone variations

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How to type Hand Emoji / Raised Hand Emoji

There are number of methods to type Hand Emoji / Raised Hand 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 Hand Emoji / Raised Hand Emoji

It's very easy to get Hand Emoji / Raised Hand 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.

Hand Emoji / Raised Hand Emoji HTML-entities

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

Hand Emoji / Raised Hand 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.