πŸ˜† Meaning – Grinning Squinting Face Emoji

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This icon depicts a face with eyes tightly shut and mouth open in a wide smile, showing teeth. This emoji could mean emphatic joy, laughter, surprise or excitement. Grinning Squinting Face Emoji is often used upon receiving good news, divulging a surprise, showing enthusiastic support, or because something hilarious was mentioned. It’s one of the more widely used emojis and strongly implies laughter.

The Grinning Squinting Face Emoji appeared in 2010, and also known as the Squinty Face. Sometimes it is mentioned as the Open Emoji.

The Grinning Squinting Face 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 πŸ˜† 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.

Grinning Squinting Face Emoji, Apple style
Apple
Grinning Squinting Face Emoji, Google style
Google
Grinning Squinting Face Emoji, Microsoft style
Microsoft
Grinning Squinting Face Emoji, Samsung style
Samsung
πŸ˜†
Browser / Native
Grinning Squinting Face Emoji, Twitter style
Twitter
Grinning Squinting Face Emoji, Emoji One style
Emoji One
Grinning Squinting Face Emoji, Facebook style
Facebook Messenger
Grinning Squinting Face Emoji, LG style
LG
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ASCII Emoticon

Grinning Squinting Face Emoji details

Symbol to copy
Uncode codepoint
U+1F606
Unicode name
Grinning Squinting Face
Category
Smileys & People / Positive Faces
Keywords
face, laugh, mouth, smile, open, happy
Windows Alt-code
Alt+1F606
Decimal HTML Entity
😆
Hex HTML Entity
😆
UTF-16 hex
0xD83D 0xDE06
Wikipedia
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Version
Unicode 6.0
Year
2010 (see all emoji of 2010)

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How to type Grinning Squinting Face Emoji

There are number of methods to type Grinning Squinting Face 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 πŸ˜† emoji

It's very easy to get Grinning Squinting Face 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 πŸ˜† meaning and look at πŸ˜† pictures before sending it to somebody: some emoji don't mean what you think they mean ;-)

Grinning Squinting Face Emoji HTML-entities

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

πŸ˜† 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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