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Tecla hash

A blue button with the text '#' on it. Number Sign.

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.

iEmoji Original Name

March 2014 Previous name: "Blue Square Button Pound"

Emoji General Information

Twitter Emoji Popularity (Rank) 926 of 1679
Twitter Emoji Popularity iOS 8 1219 of 1679
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ASCII Conversion
"Short Code" Name :hash:

Unicode Category Information

Unicode Category Miscellaneous Symbols and Pictographs
Unicode Range 1F300–1F5FF
Unicode Subcategory Enclosed Alphanumeric Symbols

Proposed Unicode Information & Notes

Unicode Category Activities/work/entertainment
Unicode Subcategory Enclosed Alphanumeric Symbols
Names & Annotations HASH KEY Temporary Notes: pound key, number sign. Unify with ASCII # (U+0023) + (U+20E3)
Symbol Information #⃣ U+0023 U+20E3 unified (Unicode 3.0)
Proposal Identifier e-82C

Character Mapping/Crosswalk Notes

DoCoMo  #123 'Sharp dial' シャープダイヤル 「shiyaapudaiyaru」 U+E6E0 SJIS-F985 JIS-7B69
KDDI  #818 # U+EB84 SJIS-F489 JIS-7B69
Softbank  #403 #old196 # U+E210 SJIS-F7B0

Emoji Character Encoding Data

Emoji Code Representation Softbank
(iOS 2 - iOS 4)
Unified Unicode
iOS 5 - current
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s) #⃣
UTF-8 Character Count 1 2
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS) #⃣
Decimal HTML Entity  # ⃣
Hexadecimal HTML Entity  # ⃣
Hex Code Point(s) e210 23, 20e3
Formal Unicode Notation U+E210 U+23, U+20E3
Decimal Code Point(s) 57872 35, 8419
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xEE 0x88 0x90 0x23, 0xE2 0x83 0xA3
UTF-8 Hex Bytes EE 88 90 23, E2 83 A3
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 356 210 220 43, 342 203 243
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xE210 0x0023, 0x20E3
UTF-16 Hex e210 0023, 20e3
UTF-16 Dec 57872 35, 8419
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0000E210 0x00000023 0x000020E3
UTF-32 Hex E210 23, 20E3
UTF-32 Dec 57872 35, 8419
Python Src u"\uE210" u"\u0023\u20E3"
PHP Src "\xee\x88\x90" "\x23\xe2\x83\xa3"
C/C++/Java Src "\uE210" "\u0023\u20E3"

Emoji Character Encoding Data (equivalent or similiar)

Emoji EncodingDoCoMoKDDIGoogle
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s)󾠬
UTF-8 Character Count111
Character(s) In Input
Decimal HTML Entity󾠬
Hexadecimal HTML Entity󾠬
Hex Code Point(s)e6e0eb84fe82c
Formal Unicode NotationU+E6E0U+EB84U+FE82C
Decimal Code Point(s)59104602921042476
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax)0xEE 0x9B 0xA00xEE 0xAE 0x840xF3 0xBE 0xA0 0xAC
UTF-8 Hex BytesEE 9B A0EE AE 84F3 BE A0 AC
UTF-8 Octal Bytes356 233 240356 256 204363 276 240 254
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax)0xE6E00xEB840xDBBA 0xDC2C
UTF-16 Hexe6e0eb84dbbadc2c
UTF-16 Dec591046029256250 56364
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax)0x0000E6E00x0000EB840x000FE82C
UTF-32 HexE6E0EB840FE82C
UTF-32 Dec59104602921042476
Python Srcu"\uE6E0"u"\uEB84"u"\U000FE82C"
PHP Src"\xee\x9b\xa0""\xee\xae\x84""\xf3\xbe\xa0\xac"
C/C++/Java Src"\uE6E0""\uEB84""\uDBBA\uDC2C"
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