🎤 Meaning – Microphone Emoji


The image of a wireless microphone with a musical note above it is the emoji symbol for karaoke or for recorded music. People generally associate it with the act of singing live. Microphone Emoji can mean “Yesterday's live concert was great!” or “I can sing as well as her.”

The Microphone Emoji appeared in 2010, and also known as the Microphone Symbol. Sometimes it is mentioned as the Singing Emoji.

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

Microphone Emoji details

Symbol to copy
Uncode codepoint
Unicode name
Objects / Music
activity, entertainment
Windows Alt-code
Decimal HTML Entity
Hex HTML Entity
UTF-16 hex
0xD83C 0xDFA4
Unicode 6.0
2010 (see all emoji of 2010)

🌐 Microphone Emoji translations

LanguageCLDR NameKeywords
DeutschMikrofonKaraoke, Singen, Unterhaltung
Русскиймикрофонзвук, караоке, пение
Españolmicrófonoentretenimiento, karaoke, micro
Portuguêsmicrofoneentretenimento, karaokê, mic
Polskimikrofonkaraoke, muzyka

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How to type Microphone Emoji

There are number of methods to type Microphone 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 Microphone 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 ;-)

Microphone Emoji HTML-entities

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