Postal Horn Emoji Icon Postal Horn Emoji

Unicode U+1F4EF, introduced by Unicode version V6.0 in 2010

The 'postal horn' 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 :postal_horn: to add the postal horn emoji to your messages.

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

Editor's Note: This emoji represents a postal horn, which was used in the 18th and 19th centuries to warn of an approaching mail cart and is still used as the logo of many countries' postal services.

Keywords (click to find more): communication, horn, object, postal, sound


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To use 'postal horn' 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 Postal Horn emoji look across different devices?



Postal Horn Emoji (Android Version)

Android (Old)

Postal Horn Emoji (Google Hangouts / Android Version)

Android (New)

Postal Horn Emoji (Apple/iOS Version)

Apple iOS

Postal Horn Emoji (Twitter Version)


Postal Horn 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+1F4EF 📯 📯 📯 :postal_horn:
introduction year codepoint (Unicode) codepoint (DoCoMo) codepoint (KDDI) codepoint (Softbank) codepoint (Google)
2010 128239 N/A N/A N/A N/A
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 postal horn 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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Remember: Different devices have different versions of the same emojis!