White Left Pointing Index Emoji

Unicode U+261C, introduced by Unicode version V1.1 in 1993

The 'white left pointing index' 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 'white left pointing index' symbol (or the HTML entity ☜) in your browser or on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter.

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

Keywords (click to find more): body, finger, hand, human, index, point

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To use 'white left pointing index' 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 White Left Pointing Index emoji look across different devices?


Android (Old)

Android (New)

Apple iOS



Geeky Emoji Details (For Web & App Developers)

unicode version unicode hex html hex entity html decimal entity hex entity test shortcode
V1.1 U+261C ☜ ☜ ::
introduction year codepoint (Unicode) codepoint (DoCoMo) codepoint (KDDI) codepoint (Softbank) codepoint (Google)
1993 9756 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 white left pointing index 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!