We have provided several methods for inserting and typing the Phone Symbol or the Phone Sign (☏). You can use these methods to type this symbol in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint anywhere on your PC.
You can use a Mac keyboard or a Windows keyboard. In addition to learning the Phone Alt code shortcut, all the easy methods will be covered as well.
Let’s begin right away.
Guide for Typing the Phone Symbol (☏)
Windows users should follow these steps. You can do this by holding the Alt key. Then using the numeric keypad on your keyboard, enter 9743.
Below you will find everything necessary to type the symbol on Windows and Mac. The Phone Symbol shortcut is also included.
How to Type the Phone Symbol
You can easily create the Phone sign using Word/Excel on either Windows or Mac using the above information.
You may be dissatisfied with this quick help, however. Continue reading to learn how to obtain the Phone symbol in detail.
The symbol can be typed anywhere in your Word/Excel/PowerPoint document on your Mac or PC.
A number of keys on the keyboard function both under Windows and under Mac OS.
Thus, symbols are immediately available on the keyboard as second keys. In order to insert these symbols into your work, just press two or more keys simultaneously.
For example, Shift + 7 will display the Ampersand (&).
On the other hand, other symbols do not appear on the keyboard as second keys. Typing is difficult due to this. Two-Phone symbol [☏] is among them.
You will have difficulty typing if you have to use some of these symbols frequently in your work.
It need not be difficult, however. You should especially read this step-by-step guide now.
Insert the Phone Symbol in Word/Excel
I will explain all the different methods you can use to type or insert this symbol onto any Windows or Mac PC in the following sections.
The following methods will be presented in a couple of minutes. Whenever the need arises, you can use these methods to obtain any other symbols.
Pressing the Alt key and typing 9743 alt code on the numeric keypad is a quick guide.
The following are the detailed descriptions of the methods without any further ado.
Phone Sign Shortcuts for Windows
Several shortcuts are available in Windows, but some only work with Microsoft Word.
It’s possible to use the Phone Sign with all Windows programs by using a Windows shortcut. The shortcut is Alt+9743, which is the alt code.
To type the Phone symbol on a keyboard, I’ll show you how to use the Phone Symbol Alternate Code.
Using Phone Symbol Alt Code
9743 is the Alt Code for the Phone Symbol.
The code for a given symbol in Word can be used to insert a symbol into your document. “Alt code” refers to this code.
You can type this symbol on your keyboard using the Alt code described above by following the steps below:
- By pressing the numeric keypad key, you can access the numeric keypad. On laptops without a numeric keypad, press Fn + NumLk keys to activate Num Lock.
- Hold down the Alt key. Use the numeric keypad to enter 9743.
- If you have pressed down the [Alt] key, release it after entering the Alt code.
Within seconds of releasing the Alt Key, you should see the Phone symbol in your document.
Copy and Paste the Phone Symbol
The Phone symbol can be copied and pasted from the box below.
The copy-and-paste method is my favorite way to insert symbols. It’s easy to use this method.
You just need to type the symbol into Google. From the search result, copy the text. Whenever you need to do so, you can copy and paste the symbol into your document.
You can copy this symbol to your clipboard from the box above.
Using the Insert Symbol Dialog Box
As opposed to shortcuts, this method requires more work. However, it’s fairly straightforward.
If you copy and paste the symbol once into your document, you can always use it again in your work whenever you need it.
Here is a step-by-step guide on how to insert a Phone Sign in Word using the insert symbol dialog box.
- Select the Insert tab.
- Click the Symbol button under the Insert tab. Select More Symbols.
The Symbol dialog box will appear after these few clicks.
- Locate the Symbol you want to insert.
The Phone symbol is easy to locate in the Symbols window by looking at the windings part of the menu. In the field named Character code, type 0028. After entering the code, you will be able to select the Phone symbol you wish to use.
- Press the Insert button.
If you double-click on the symbol, the symbol will be inserted into your document.
- Click the Close button.
Using the Insert Symbol dialog in Word, you can insert the Phone symbols in this way.
These are some ways to type or insert the Phone symbol in Word/Excel. It doesn’t matter whether or not you use the keyboard.
My favorite method is using the copy and paste method followed by the shortcuts. The Alt Code method also comes simple.
Comment below if you have any questions or comments about this Phone sign guide.
Thank you for reading.