✨ Meaning – Sparkles Emoji

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Sparkles, lights and shiny elements are usually connected to the concept of stars both literally and metaphorically. This emoji is composed by three little sparkles and can be used in different contexts, usually when talking about something or someone elegant, famous, and “shiny”. Sparkle Emoji is a perfect complement to expressions such as “you’re shining like a bright star”.

The Sparkles Emoji appeared in 2010, and now is mainly known as the Sparkle Emoji, but also may be reffered as the Sparkly Emoji. Sometimes it is mentioned as the Sparkle Symbol.

The Sparkle 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.

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

Sparkles Emoji details

Symbol to copy
Uncode codepoint
U+2728
Unicode name
Sparkles
Category
Objects / Entertainment
Keywords
entertainment, sparkle, star
Windows Alt-code
Alt+2728
Decimal HTML Entity
✨
Hex HTML Entity
✨
UTF-16 hex
0x2728
Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spark_(fire)
Version
Unicode 6.0
Year
2010 (see all emoji of 2010)

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How to type Sparkle Emoji

There are number of methods to type Sparkles 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 Sparkle 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 ;-)

Sparkles Emoji HTML-entities

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