🛡 Meaning – Shield Emoji

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The image of a shield is the emoji which symbolizes protection. It can also refer to an antivirus programme used on a PC or a sholdier which uses this object in battle. Shield Emoji can mean "This shield is from the 17th century!" or "I need to protect myself from the upcoming attack!".

The Shield Emoji appeared in 2014, and also known as the Shield Symbol.

The Shield 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.

Shield Emoji, Apple style
Apple
Shield Emoji, Google style
Google
Shield Emoji, Microsoft style
Microsoft
Shield Emoji, Samsung style
Samsung
🛡
Browser / Native
Shield Emoji, Twitter style
Twitter
Shield Emoji, Emoji One style
Emoji One
Shield Emoji, Facebook style
Facebook Messenger
Shield Emoji, LG style
LG
n/a
ASCII Emoticon

Shield Emoji details

Symbol to copy
Uncode codepoint
U+1F6E1
Unicode name
Shield
Category
Objects / Tools
Keywords
weapon
Windows Alt-code
Alt+1F6E1
Decimal HTML Entity
🛡
Hex HTML Entity
🛡
UTF-16 hex
0xD83D 0xDEE1
Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shield
Version
Unicode 7.0
Year
2014 (see all emoji of 2014)

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How to type Shield Emoji

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

Shield Emoji HTML-entities

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