Keycap Asterisk emoji | *️⃣ meaning 

*️⃣ Keycap Asterisk emoji

*️⃣ meaning - Keycap Asterisk

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.

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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.

How Keycap Asterisk emoji appear on Apple, Google and other platforms?

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.

History of Keycap Asterisk 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.

Keycap Asterisk in other languages

LanguageShort Name
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

What is the code of Keycap Asterisk emoji?

Unicode : U+2A;U+FE0F;U+20E3
Hex Code
Code Point(s):    2a; fe0f; 20e3
HTML Entity:   *️⃣
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: 2A;FE0F;20E3
UTF-32 (C): 0x00002A; 0x0000FE0F; 0x000020E3
Decimal Code
Code Point(s): 42, 65039, 8419
HTML Entity: *️⃣
UTF-16: 42, 65039, 8419
UTF-32: 42, 65039, 8419
Octal Code
UTF-8: 52, 357 270 217, 342 203 243
Other developer codes:
PHP: "\x2a,\x\xef\xb8\x8f,\x\xe2\x83\xa3"
Python: u"\U0002A;\U000FE0F;\U00020E3"
Java, C++, C: "0x002A, \uFE0F, \u20E3"

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