⏯️ Play or Pause Button emoji

⏯️ meaning - Play or Pause Button

The design features a triangle pointing rightwards ▶️ to two vertical parallel bars ⏸️. An integral part of any media player that allows viewer/listener to stop playing or start playing again the content. Someone wants to have a conversation with you while you are watching your favorite show. Simply press the ⏯️ button and resume thereafter. On, twitter and other social media platforms ⏯️ is used to appeal reader to watch a video.

Copy and paste Play or Pause Button emoji

Copy and paste ⏯️ with one click!    
Tweet with this button
Use shortcode : :play_or_pause_button:, :black_right_pointing_triangle_with_double_vertical_bar:
Note: - If you can't see the emoji, your device may not support Play or Pause Button emoji but you can still use it on other platforms.

Representations : play or pause button can be represented by ⏯️ emoji.

How Play or Pause Button emoji appear on Apple, Google and other platforms?

but currently not supported in HTC, Messenger, Mozilla, Emojidex

Play or Pause Button may look different on every device. In the above images you can view how Play or Pause Button emoji appears on different devices. Emoji of Play or Pause Button can be used on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and many other platforms and OS but not supported in HTC, Messenger, Mozilla, Emojidex. Some devices may show a blank box or X instead of Play or Pause Button emoji as every device doesn't support each one of the emoji.

History of Play or Pause Button 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. Windows 8.0 update by Microsoft was the first to bring in Play or Pause Button emoji on October 26, 2012. 2 years later Skype, Apple, Google, Twitter released ⏯️ emoji on June 1, 2015, October 27, 2015, December 7, 2015, December 9, 2015 respectively.

Play or Pause Button in other languages

LanguageShort Name
Spanishreproducir o pausa
GermanWiedergabe oder Pause
Frenchbouton lecture/pause
Italianpulsante riproduci/pausa
Portuguesebotão de reproduzir ou pausar

What is the code of Play or Pause Button emoji?

Unicode : U+23EF;U+FE0F
Hex Code
Code Point(s):    23ef; fe0f
HTML Entity:   ⏯️
UTF-8: E2 8F AF
UTF-8 (C): E2 8F AF
UTF-16: 0x23ef
UTF-16 (C): 0x23EF
UTF-32: 23EF;FE0F
UTF-32 (C): 0x000023EF; 0x0000FE0F
Decimal Code
Code Point(s): 9199
HTML Entity: ⏯
UTF-16: 9199
UTF-32: 9199
Octal Code
UTF-8: 342 217 257
Other developer codes:
PHP: "\xe2\x8f\xaf"
Python: u"\U00023EF;\U000FE0F"
Java, C++, C: "0x23EF"

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