Flag For United Kingdom Emoji Icon Flag For United Kingdom Emoji

Unicode U+1F1EC U+1F1E7, introduced by Unicode version V6.0 in 2010

The 'flag for United Kingdom' emoji is a special symbol that can be used on smartphones, tablets, and computers. Your device needs to support this particular emoji in order for you to be able to use it, otherwise the emoji may not appear.

On many devices, you can use the shortcode :gb: to add the flag for United Kingdom emoji to your messages.

Different devices may have different versions of the flag for United Kingdom emoji. The chart on this page shows how this emoji is displayed on Android, iOS, and other platforms.

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To use 'flag for United Kingdom' on social media like Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram, you can copy the emoji character on the left. This is a special character, not an image, so it can be used anywhere.

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How does the Flag For United Kingdom emoji look across different devices?



Flag For United Kingdom Emoji (Android Version)

Android (Old)

Flag For United Kingdom Emoji (Google Hangouts / Android Version)

Android (New)

Flag For United Kingdom Emoji (Apple/iOS Version)

Apple iOS

Flag For United Kingdom Emoji (Twitter Version)


Flag For United Kingdom Emoji (Symbola Version)


Geeky Emoji Details (For Web & App Developers)

unicode version unicode hex html hex entity html decimal entity hex entity test shortcode
V6.0 U+1F1EC U+1F1E7 🇬🇧 � 🇬🇧 :gb:
introduction year codepoint (Unicode) codepoint (DoCoMo) codepoint (KDDI) codepoint (Softbank) codepoint (Google)
2010 133660013031 N/A U+EB10 U+E510 U+FE4EA
Note: The emoji 'Flag For United Kingdom' is, by default, a two-part symbol represented by two distinct Unicode characters (U+1F1EC and U+1F1E7). Separately, these characters are rendered as 🇬 and 🇧.
Why does this emoji show up as a blank box (򪪪) or an X?
Not all emojis are supported by every device. If you are trying to view an emoji your device doesn't support, you will see a blank white box or similar symbol (򪪪) to represent a character your device doesn't understand.
How can I use this emoji on my social media accounts?
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and most other social networks have built-in support for standard emojis that can be accessed through a menu. You can also copy and paste the text version of the flag for United Kingdom emoji (🇬🇧) into your social media posts. Keep in mind that not everyone sho sees your post may have support for these emojis, and Twitter and Facebook limit the emojis you can use in your name and description.
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