Facebook Alt codes

What is it?

What if I told you that you can type some symbols right from your keyboard. "Obvious man", right? But what if I told you that you can type characters that are not displayed on your keyboards layout. A huge extended set of symbols. That one sounds more impressive, huh?

Alt codes - are numeric codes you need to type on numeric Key Pad while holding Alt key to input text symbols. The character-typing technique is called same name. You can input symbols present on your keyboard by using Alt codes technique too.

Alt Codes

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Alt key

Alt codes - are symbol-typing shortcuts for keyboards. It's available on computers running Windows OS.

Don't get sad if you are not on Windows. There also are special ways to type text symbols from keyboard on Mac and Linux.


To produce alt symbols, press and hold Alt key and, while holding it, enter character's Alt code with your keyboard's numeric keypad. If you want more clearance on this, read my more detailed descriptions on Alt codes on PC keyboard and Alt codes on Laptop keyboards.

Alt codes list

How to do symbols by using keyboard Alt codes

Alt Code symbols on Laptop keyboard
Keyboard symbols Type symbols by their keyboard codes. Contains information on Windows Alt codes, Linux symbol codes and standard Mac tools for special characters. Put them in documents, on Facebook, Myspace, your blog, etc.

How it works

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Character maps Find out how to use Character map on your Operating System. Make all possible text symbols

22 Answers on alt codes
Article updated on 2010-10-13 13:30:57


I want to use all cool symbols on fb. Help me!!! ♥ is like the only thing I know how to do. Lol, awaiting your reply!
♥ is an HTML entity, I've made a list of HTML entities as well. It's here: HTML entity codes of Special Text characters, so you can find out several more there. You can also find a list of cool characters for facebook: Facebook symbols. And I don't really get why were you asking me that on this Alt codes page page, but when you were on, but nevertheless, if you haven't allready read about Alt codes - you're here.
I can't make a Yin-Yang sign.... and how do I make the characters on the bottom of the Fb Chart?
You can't input ALL those symbols using alt codes. You'll have to copy-paste most of them.
What is the alt code to produce a cross out over a group of numbers? For a sale or to mark it wrong.
There's no alt code, or symbol for this. This is done with "s" HTML tag. Write <s>Your text</s> (Your text) in a HTML text editor or something similar.
I have a Dell Inspiron 6400 and with "num lk"/"scroll lk" ON + pressing Fn + Alt + symbol code, I still cannot get the alt codes to work. I particularly want the heart symbol if nothing else. Please can you advise.
Firstly, if you have a laptop - check out Alt Code symbols on Laptop keyboard.

If you aren't able to type alt code then just copy-paste the symbol. As for me, alt codes are just a funny thing to find out. Extends your mind and helps you think in a bit another way. Not an efficient way to type symbols. Copy-pasting's the best =)
Is there a code for like a brick wall or something like that?
Nope, but you can find many of such characters at All text symbols for Facebook ϡ.
I'm trying to find the alt code list but I can't. Were should I go to?
It's here: How to do symbols by using keyboard Alt codes.
Do you know how to do the fluer de lis symbol?
Copy-paste (How to copy-paste text symbols) ⚜.
heey. its not working for me, not sure if im doin it right; ღ im putting that for my middle name n its comin up with excuses, then i try a different one n it still says it :/
Check out my guide on FB names: Change Facebook name ت to add symbols, or fully hide FB names.
i want to know how to do this ツ without copy & paste!
Use Character maps.

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