♿ Meaning – Wheelchair Symbol


The image of a person sitting in a wheelchair is the emoji that commonly represents people with psysical disabilities. It can also be connected to places or things that are specifically made for a person with disabilities, eg. parking lots, toilets, etc. Wheelchair Symbol can mean "This parking space is for people with disabilities only!".

The Wheelchair Symbol appeared in 2005, and also known as the Handicap Emoji. Sometimes it is mentioned as the Wheelchair Sign.

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

Wheelchair Symbol details

Symbol to copy
Uncode codepoint
Unicode name
Wheelchair Symbol
Symbols / Transport Signs
Windows Alt-code
Decimal HTML Entity
Hex HTML Entity
UTF-16 hex
Unicode 4.1
2005 (see all emoji of 2005)

🌐 Wheelchair Symbol translations

LanguageCLDR NameKeywords
DeutschSymbol „Rollstuhl“barrierefrei, behindertengerecht
Françaissymbole Accès handicapésaccès handicapés
Русскийзначок «для инвалидов»возможности, доступ, значок, значок "для инвалидов", инвалидная коляска
Españolsímbolo de silla de ruedasacceso, señal, silla, silla de ruedas, símbolo
Italianosimbolo della disabilitàaccesso, accesso sedia a rotelle, sedia a rotelle, simbolo, simbolo sedia a rotelle
Portuguêssímbolo de cadeira de rodasacesso, cadeira de rodas, sinal
Polskisymbol wózka inwalidzkiegoinwalida, na wózku, niepełnosprawny, wózek

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How to type Wheelchair Symbol

There are number of methods to type Wheelchair Symbol. 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 Wheelchair Symbol 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 ;-)

Wheelchair Symbol HTML-entities

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