Emoji Information
Light Bulb

Objects Category

Light Bulb


= idea

A light bulb which is on but not connected to anything.

Emoji History The emoji code/ image log of changes.

  1. This emoji was part of the proprietary / non-standardized emoji set first introduced by Japanese carriers like Softbank. These emojis became part of the Apple iPhone starting in iOS 2.2 as an unlockable feature on handsets sold in English speaking countries.
  2. In iOS 5 / OSX 10.7, the underlying code that the Apple OS generates for this emoji was changed.

Emoji General Information

Twitter Emoji Popularity (Rank) 478 of 2393
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ASCII Conversion
"Short Code" Name :bulb:
Keywords Idea, Bulb, Light
Previous Names: Electric Light Bulb

Electric Light Blub

Unicode Category Information

Unicode Category Miscellaneous Symbols and Pictographs
Unicode Range 1F300–1F5FF
Unicode Subcategory Comic Style Symbols

Proposed Unicode Information & Notes

Unicode Category Abstract Concepts
Unicode Subcategory Comic Style Symbols
Names & Annotations ELECTRIC LIGHT BULB = idea
Symbol Information U+1F4A1 proposed
Proposal Identifier e-B56

Character Mapping/Crosswalk Notes

DoCoMo Β #151 'Good idea' ひらめき γ€Œhirameki」 U+E6FB SJIS-F9A0 JIS-752F
KDDI Β #77 電球 U+E476 SJIS-F64E JIS-752F
Softbank Β #144 #old105 電球 U+E10F SJIS-F74F

Emoji Character Encoding Data

Emoji Code Version iOS 4 Code
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s) 
UTF-8 Character Count 1
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS) 
Decimal HTML Entity 
Hexadecimal HTML Entity 
Hex Code Point(s) e10f
Formal Unicode Notation U+E10F
Decimal Code Point(s) 57615
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xEE 0x84 0x8F
UTF-8 Hex Bytes EE 84 8F
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 356 204 217
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xE10F
UTF-16 Hex e10f
UTF-16 Dec 57615
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0000E10F
UTF-32 Hex E10F
UTF-32 Dec 57615
Python Src u"\uE10F"
PHP Src "\xee\x84\x8f"
C/C++/Java Src "\uE10F"
Emoji Code Version iOS 5 - Current
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s) πŸ’‘
UTF-8 Character Count 1
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS) πŸ’‘
Decimal HTML Entity 💡
Hexadecimal HTML Entity 💡
Hex Code Point(s) 1f4a1
Formal Unicode Notation U+1F4A1
Decimal Code Point(s) 128161
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xF0 0x9F 0x92 0xA1
UTF-8 Hex Bytes F0 9F 92 A1
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 360 237 222 241
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xD83D 0xDCA1
UTF-16 Hex d83ddca1
UTF-16 Dec 55357 56481
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0001F4A1
UTF-32 Hex 01F4A1
UTF-32 Dec 128161
Python Src u"\U0001F4A1"
PHP Src "\xf0\x9f\x92\xa1"
C/C++/Java Src "\uD83D\uDCA1"

Emoji Character Encoding Data (equivalent or similiar)

Emoji EncodingDoCoMoKDDIGoogle
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s)ξ›»ξ‘ΆσΎ­–
UTF-8 Character Count111
Character(s) In Input
Decimal HTML Entity󾭖
Hexadecimal HTML Entity󾭖
Hex Code Point(s)e6fbe476feb56
Formal Unicode NotationU+E6FBU+E476U+FEB56
Decimal Code Point(s)59131584861043286
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax)0xEE 0x9B 0xBB0xEE 0x91 0xB60xF3 0xBE 0xAD 0x96
UTF-8 Hex BytesEE 9B BBEE 91 B6F3 BE AD 96
UTF-8 Octal Bytes356 233 273356 221 266363 276 255 226
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax)0xE6FB0xE4760xDBBA 0xDF56
UTF-16 Hexe6fbe476dbbadf56
UTF-16 Dec591315848656250 57174
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax)0x0000E6FB0x0000E4760x000FEB56
UTF-32 HexE6FBE4760FEB56
UTF-32 Dec59131584861043286
Python Srcu"\uE6FB"u"\uE476"u"\U000FEB56"
PHP Src"\xee\x9b\xbb""\xee\x91\xb6""\xf3\xbe\xad\x96"
C/C++/Java Src"\uE6FB""\uE476""\uDBBA\uDF56"

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