Face with rolling eyes ? emoji in Word, Outlook, Office

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How to insert the Face with rolling eyes ?  into Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Outlook.  Both in Office for Windows and Office for Mac.

Face with rolling eyes ?  symbol one of the more popularly used emoji. Also known as ‘Eye Roll’ or ‘Yeah whatever’.

Not to be confused with the ‘Rolling on the floor laughing’ or ROFL emoji.

How Face with rolling eyes ? looks in different fonts.

Here’s some examples of how Face with rolling eyes ? looks in common Office fonts.

Face with rolling eyes ? codes

These are the important code numbers or values you’ll need to enter the Face with rolling eyes ?

Decimal:  128580  Hex:   1f644

Web:  🙄 or 🙄

(web codes aren’t used in Microsoft Office, we’ve included them for the sake of completeness.)

Word and Outlook

The Face with rolling eyes ?  sign does NOT have an inbuilt shortcut in Word.

Use the standard Word Alt + X symbol shortcut 1f644  then Alt + X

Once in a document you can copy it to AutoCorrect and make your own shortcut.

Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Insert | Symbols | Symbol should work but doesn’t because, at present, Office for Windows doesn’t support the high-numbered Unicode symbols like emoji. Word’s Find can’t find all Unicode symbols and emoji

Windows

In Windows there are several shortcuts to enter the Face with rolling eyes ?  character into any program, but they use a numeric keypad, not the number row above the letters.

Alt + 128580  

Window 10 Emoji Panel

Use Win + . (period/fullstop) to open the Windows 10 Emoji Panel.  Search for ‘eye’ and the emoji will appear with some others.

See Emoji Panel is part of Windows 10 that totally sucks

Windows Character Map

Like Office Insert Symbol the Windows Character Map accessory in all Windows releases does NOT support high-end Unicode characters like emoji.

MacOS and Office for Mac inserting characters

On a Mac, to enter the Face with rolling eyes ? symbol:

  • Command + Control + Spacebar shortcut to open the Character Viewer.  
  • Search for “ rolling “ and the Viewer should find the symbol you need.

Despite the name Character Viewer, the Apple system tool will also insert characters into any program, including Office for Mac.

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