How To Write/Type Black Smiley Face Emojis On Keyboard- Alt + 2

January 21,2017 in Keyboard Shortcuts | 0 Comments

The black smiley face emoji is a text-based symbol that has been around since Unicode V1.1, and should be supported by just about every device and browser. As a standard symbol, you should also be able to copy and paste the black smiley face emoji (or the HTML entity ☻) in your browser or on social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook.

Black smiley face emoji is one of the most used emoticon referred by many people simply as smiley. This is a text emoticon called black smiling face and also part of the Unicode emoji symbols with the name as smiling face. You can type the black smiley face emoji on keyboard using a text shortcode. In addition, you can also use alt code shortcuts to type black smiling face emoji in Mac and Windows computers.

First let us explain how to type black smiling face emoticon and then the black smiling face emoticon.

This article will teach you how to type a black smiley face emoji on an Android using the Google Keyboard (Gboard), on a Windows computer using a keyboard with a numeric keypad, on an iPhone using the default keyboard as well as how to type a black smiley face emoji on Chromebooks and Macs.

Method 1: On Windows Keyboards With Numeric Keypads

1. Click on the location where you want to insert the symbol.

  • If your keyboard doesn’t have a dedicated numeric keypad but has one as a sub-function of other keys, press Fn or NumLock to activate the numeric keypad.
  • If you have a keyboard with a separate number pad, hold one of Alt keys and type 9787 keys to make ☻.
  • Even if the keys are unlabeled, the keypad will still work when Num Lock is on.

2. Press Alt.

3. Press 2 on the keypad for ☻.

Method 2: On Windows Programs Using Unicode

1. Click on the location where you want to insert the symbol

  • This method only works in applications that support Unicode, like WordPad.

2. Type 263b and press Alt + X for ☻.

Method 3: On Mac

  1. Click on the location where you want to insert the symbol.
  2. Click on Edit in the menu bar.
  3. Click on Emoji & Symbols…. This launches a dialog box.
  4. Alternatively, press +Control + spacebar to launch the dialog box.
  5. Click on the smiley you want to insert.

Method 4: On Chromebook

  1. Click on the location where you want to insert the smiley.
  2. Press Ctrl+⇧ Shift+U
  3. Type 283b and press ↵ Enter for Black smile emoji☻.

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