The asterisk symbol inside a blue colored rounded square is the general layout embraced by most of the platforms. We often found the symbol from keyboards to keypads of yesteryear mobiles. In chat, *️⃣ is frequently used for censoring and correction. Many millennials use it in place of a star to refer to a celebrity. Keycap Asterisk is a combination of *️ Asterisk and >⃣ Combining Enclosing Keycap emojis.
Copy and paste *️⃣ with one click!
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Use shortcode : :asterisk:, :keycap_star:, :keycap_asterisk:
Note: - If you can't see the emoji, your device may not support Keycap Asterisk emoji but you can still use it on other platforms.
Representations : *, asterisk, eight-spoked asterisk can be represented by *️⃣ emoji.
but currently not supported in Samsung, LG, HTC, Messenger, Mozilla
Keycap Asterisk may look different on every device. In the above images you can view how Keycap Asterisk emoji appears on different devices. Emoji of Keycap Asterisk can be used on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and many other platforms and OS but not supported in Samsung, LG, HTC, Messenger, Mozilla. Some devices may show a blank box or X instead of Keycap Asterisk emoji as every device doesn't support each one of the emoji.
This emoji was first introduced in Unicode 3.0 and was later added to Emoji 3.0. Keycap Asterisk emoji was first rolled out by Apple on October 12, 2011 with iOS 5.0 update. 3 years later Skype, Google, Twitter, JoyPixels released *️⃣ emoji on June 1, 2015, December 7, 2015, December 9, 2015, December 17, 2015 respectively.
|Spanish||*, asterisco, asterisco de ocho puntas|
|German||*, Sternchen, achtspeichiges Sternchen|
|French||*, astérisque, astérisque à huit branches|
|Russian||*, звездочка, восьмилучевая звездочка|
|Italian||*, asterisco, asterisco a otto razze|
|Portuguese||*, asterisco, asterisco de oito raios|
|Code Point(s):||2a; fe0f; 20e3|
|UTF-8:||2A, EF B8 8F, E2 83 A3|
|UTF-8 (C):||2A, EF B8 8F, E2 83 A3|
|UTF-16:||0x002a, fe0f, 20e3|
|UTF-16 (C):||0x002A, 0xFE0F, 0x20E3|
|UTF-32 (C):||0x00002A; 0x0000FE0F; 0x000020E3|
|Code Point(s):||42, 65039, 8419|
|UTF-16:||42, 65039, 8419|
|UTF-32:||42, 65039, 8419|
|UTF-8:||52, 357 270 217, 342 203 243|
|Other developer codes:|
|Java, C++, C:||"0x002A, \uFE0F, \u20E3"|