Otter 🦦 emoji in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Type the fun Otter 🦦 emoji into Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Outlook.  Both in Office for Windows and Office for Mac.

Otter 🦦 emoji represents a light-brown otter (a member of the weasel family) on its back with its paws held together.  But the emoji can just be used for a bit of fun.

How Otter emoji 🦦 looks in different fonts.

Here’s some examples of what the Otter emoji 🦦 looks like; it’s only available in Segoe UI Emoji font.  And looks very different and realistic on other devices like iPhone. iPad and macOS.

Otter 🦦 codes

These are the important code numbers or values you’ll need to enter the Otter or 🦦

Decimal:  129446 Hex:   1f9A6

Web: 🦦 or 🦦

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

Word and Outlook

The Otter 🦦 emoji does NOT have an inbuilt shortcut in Word.

Use the standard Word Alt + X symbol shortcut 1f9A6 + 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 | More Symbols and look for the Otter emoji.


In Windows there are several shortcuts to enter the Otter 🦦 emoji into any program, but they use a numeric keypad, not the number row above the letters.

Alt + 129446  

Window 11/10 Emoji Panel

The Windows 11/10 Emoji Panel has the Otter emoji.  Use Win + . (period/fullstop) to open the panel.

Choose the emoji tab (the second of the top row icons), then the smiley faces and animals section which is marked by the smiley face.  To find the otter, scroll down the list, or search “otter” in the search box.

See Emoji Panel is part of Windows 10 that totally sucks

Windows Character Map

The Windows Character Map accessory in all Windows releases does not have the otter emoji.

MacOS and Office for Mac inserting characters

On a Mac, to enter the Otter 🦦 emoji:

  • Command + Control + Spacebar shortcut to open the Character Viewer.  
  • Search for “Otter “ and the Viewer should find the emoji 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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