⬅️ Meaning – Left Arrow Emoji


This emoji depicts a black arrow pointing left. This icon could mean the direction left, going left, used in place of the word “left”, or to point out something previously stated. Left Arrow Emoji could be used in texts giving someone directions, or pointing out for someone to look to their left. It has neither positive or negative connotations and is rarely to moderately used.

Left Arrow Emoji, Apple style
Left Arrow Emoji, Microsoft style
Left Arrow Emoji, Samsung style
Browser / Native
Left Arrow Emoji, Emoji One style
Emoji One
Left Arrow Emoji, Facebook style
Facebook Messenger
Left Arrow Emoji, LG style
ASCII Emoticon

Left Arrow Emoji details

Symbol to copy
Uncode codepoint
U+2B05 U+FE0F
Unicode name
Left Arrow
Symbols / Arrows
arrow, cardinal, direction
Windows Alt-code
Decimal HTML Entity
Hex HTML Entity
UTF-16 hex
0x2B05 0xFE0F
Unicode 4.0
2003 (see all emoji of 2003)

🌐 Left Arrow Emoji translations

LanguageCLDR NameKeywords
DeutschPfeil nach linksnach links, Pfeil
Françaisflèche gauchedirection, flèche, ouest
Русскийстрелка влевовлево, запад, направление, стрелка
Españolflecha hacia la izquierdaflecha, izquierda, oeste
Italianofreccia rivolta a sinistradirezione, freccia, freccia a sinistra, ovest, punto cardinale
Portuguêsseta para a esquerdadireção, esquerda, oeste, seta
Polskistrzałka w lewokierunek, strzałka, zachód

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How to type Left Arrow Emoji

There are number of methods to type Left Arrow 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 Left Arrow 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 ;-)

Left Arrow Emoji HTML-entities

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