✍ Meaning – Writing Hand Emoji


The image of a hand holding a pen in a position similar to that of writing is the emoji that reflects the act of writing. It generally refers to writing by hand, not typing and it can emphasize the desire to do so. Writing Hand Emoji can mean β€œWrite me a letter when you get home!” or β€œI am writing an essay at the moment!”.

Writing Hand 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 Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, Skype, Viber, Snapchat, SMS and any other website, messenger or application, but emoji pictures are slightly different for iPad/iPhone, Android, and Samsung Galaxy devices.

Writing Hand Emoji, Apple style
Writing Hand Emoji, Google style
Writing Hand Emoji, Microsoft style
Writing Hand Emoji, Samsung style
Browser / Native
Writing Hand Emoji, Twitter style
Writing Hand Emoji, Emoji One style
Emoji One
Writing Hand Emoji, Facebook style
Facebook Messenger
Writing Hand Emoji, LG style
ASCII Emoticon

Writing Hand Emoji details

Symbol to copy
Uncode codepoint
Unicode name
Writing Hand
People / Hands & Body
body, hand, write
Windows Alt-code
Decimal HTML Entity
Hex HTML Entity
UTF-16 hex
Unicode 1.1
1993 (see all emoji of 1993)

Writing Hand Emoji: skin tone variations

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How to type Writing Hand Emoji

There are number of methods to type Writing Hand 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 Writing Hand 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 ;-)

Writing Hand Emoji HTML-entities

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