Unicode U+2196, introduced by Unicode version V1.1 in 1993
The 'north west arrow' 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 'north west arrow' symbol (or the HTML entity ↖) in your browser or on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter.
On many devices, you can use the shortcode :arrow_upper_left: to add the north west arrow emoji to your messages.
Different devices may have different versions of the north west arrow emoji. The chart on this page shows how this emoji is displayed on Android, iOS, and other platforms.
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To use 'north west arrow' 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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