Key emoji | 🔑 meaning 

🔑 Key emoji

🔑 meaning - Key

There are two key emojis available for use and both have roughly the same meaning and can be used interchangeably. Ironically, the key emoji is the older of the two, given at the other is named the “old key” emoji. It shows a singly key, usually in a metallic gold or silver color and of the flat variety. It can be used in a number of contexts, such as to represent literal keys, as in: “I have the keys!” or “I can’t find my keys!”. It also has a more figurative meaning and can be used to mean that someone has the “key” or solution to a problem or situation.

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Note: - If you can't see the emoji, your device may not support Key emoji but you can still use it on other platforms.

Representations : Key Gold Brass Gold Key can be represented by 🔑 emoji.

How Key emoji appear on Apple, Google and other platforms?

Key may look different on every device. In the above images you can view how Key emoji appears on different devices. Emoji of Key can be used on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and many other platforms and OS. Some devices may show a blank box or X instead of Key emoji as every device doesn't support each one of the emoji.

History of Key emoji

This emoji was first introduced in Unicode 6.0 in October, 2010 which was followed by addition to Emoji 1.0 in August, 2015. Key emoji appeared on iOS 5.0, Android 4.3, EmojiOne 1.0 for the first time.

Key in other languages

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What is the code of Key emoji?

Unicode : U+1F511
Hex Code
Code Point(s):    1f511
HTML Entity:   🔑
UTF-8: F0 9F 94 91
UTF-8 (C): F0 9F 94 91
UTF-16: 0xd83ddd11
UTF-16 (C): 0xD83D 0xDD11
UTF-32: 1F511
UTF-32 (C): 0x00001F511
Decimal Code
Code Point(s): 128273
HTML Entity: 🔑
UTF-16: 55357 56593
UTF-32: 128273
Octal Code
UTF-8: 360 237 224 221
Other developer codes:
PHP: "\xf0\x9f\x94\x91"
Python: u"\U0001F511"
Java, C++, C: "0xD83D\uDD11"

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