🙏 Meaning – Folded Hands Emoji


This emoji can represent prayer or a person saying «please» or «thank you». Sometimes it's interpreted as a «high five». Also may indicate sorrow, regret or pleading. Praying Hands Emoji meaning may vary in Japanese and Western cultures.

The Folded Hands Emoji appeared in 2010, and now is mainly known as the Praying Hands Emoji, but also may be reffered as the High Five Emoji. Sometimes it is mentioned as the Thank You Emoji.

The Praying Hands 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 easily copy and paste 🙏 emoji. This trick works for most websites (Facebook, Twitter, forums, etc.) and messengers. You can easily paste any emoji into the message in your favorite application, whether it's WhatsApp, Skype or Snapchat - it will work. The only thing that displayed images are slightly different for iPhone, Android or Samsung Galaxy devices.

Folded Hands Emoji, Apple style
Praying Hands Emoji, Google style
Folded Hands Emoji, Microsoft style
Praying Hands Emoji, Samsung style
Browser / Native
Folded Hands Emoji, Twitter style
Praying Hands Emoji, Emoji One style
Emoji One
Folded Hands Emoji, Facebook style
Facebook Messenger
Praying Hands Emoji, LG style
ASCII Emoticon

Folded Hands Emoji details

Symbol to copy
Uncode codepoint
Unicode name
Folded Hands
People / Hands & Body
ask, body, bow, folded, gesture, hand, please, pray, thanks, meditation
Windows Alt-code
Decimal HTML Entity
Hex HTML Entity
UTF-16 hex
0xD83D 0xDE4F
Unicode 6.0
2010 (see all emoji of 2010)

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How to type Praying Hands Emoji

There are number of methods to type Folded Hands 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 Praying Hands 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 ;-)

Folded Hands Emoji HTML-entities

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