Rainbow ๐ŸŒˆ emoji in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

How to insert the Rainbow ๐ŸŒˆ into Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or Outlook.  Both in Office for Windows and Office for Mac.

Rainbow ๐ŸŒˆ emoji depicts a colorful arc of a rainbow, usually used to express positivity, hope, good fortune.

The rainbow flag was designed and has been adopted by the LGBT community, there SVG and PNG image versions available.

How Rainbow ๐ŸŒˆ emoji looks in different fonts.

Hereโ€™s some examples of how Rainbow emoji ๐ŸŒˆ looks in common Office fonts.

Rainbow ๐ŸŒˆ codes

These are the important code numbers or values youโ€™ll need to enter the Rainbow emoji or ๐ŸŒˆ

Decimal:  127752 Hex:   1f308

Web: 🌈 or 🌈

(web codes arenโ€™t used in Microsoft Office, weโ€™ve included them for the sake of completeness.)

Word and Outlook

The Rainbow ๐ŸŒˆ emoji does NOT have an inbuilt shortcut in Word.

Use the standard Word Alt + X symbol shortcut 1f308  + 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 and look for the Rainbow emoji.


In Windows there are several shortcuts to enter the Rainbow ๐ŸŒˆ emoji into any program, but they use a numeric keypad, not the number row above the letters.

Alt + 127752  

Window 11/10 Emoji Panel

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

Choose the Emoji tab (the second of the top row icons). To find the Rainbow symbol, scroll down the list, or search for โ€˜rainbowโ€™ in the search box.

See Emoji Panel is part of Windows 10 that totally sucks

Windows Character Map

The Windows Character Map does not have the rainbow emoji.

MacOS and Office for Mac inserting characters

On a Mac, to enter the Rainbow ๐ŸŒˆ symbol:

  • Command + Control + Spacebar shortcut to open the Character Viewer.  
  • Search for โ€œ Rainbow โ€œ 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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