*️⃣ Meaning – Keycap: * Emoji


The Keycap Asterisk Emoji depicts a keyboard button with the asterisk symbol «*» on it. It can refer to the multiplication sign or a star. This symbol can be used as a part of the USSD request in a combination with another keycaps.

The Keycap: * Emoji appeared in 2016, and now is mainly known as the Keycap Asterisk Emoji.

Keycap Asterisk Emoji, Apple style
Keycap Asterisk Emoji, Microsoft style
Browser / Native
Keycap: * Emoji, Emoji One style
Emoji One
Keycap Asterisk Emoji, Facebook style
Facebook Messenger
Keycap: * Emoji, LG style
ASCII Emoticon

Keycap Asterisk Emoji details

Symbol to copy
Uncode codepoint
U+2A U+FE0F U+20E3
Unicode name
Keycap: *
Symbols / Keycaps
keycap, star
Windows Alt-code
Decimal HTML Entity
Hex HTML Entity
UTF-16 hex
0x2A 0xFE0F 0x20E3
Emoji 3.0
2016 (see all emoji of 2016)

🌐 Keycap Asterisk Emoji translations

LanguageCLDR NameKeywords
DeutschTaste: *Taste
Françaiskeycap : *keycap
Русскийклавиши: *клавиши
EspañolTeclas: *Teclas
Italianotasto: *tasto
Portuguêstecla: *tecla
Polskiklawisz: *klawisz

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How to type Keycap: * Emoji

There are number of methods to type Keycap Asterisk 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 Keycap: * 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 ;-)

Keycap Asterisk Emoji HTML-entities

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