Find all Arrow or Hand pointing symbols and more

There are 223 different arrow or hand pointing symbols available in Word, PowerPoint or other Office apps. Left, Right, Up, Down, North, South, East, West. Here’s an easy searchable list of all 223 Unicode pointing symbols plus the arrow and point icons in modern Office

See also Check ☑︎, tick ✔️ and cross ❌ symbols galore

Point or Arrow Icons

Microsoft Office Icons also have arrow or point symbols – search for either term in Microsoft 365, Office 2021/2019 from Insert | Icons.

Arrow Icons have many options not available in the Unicode symbols, such as curved, turn back and chevrons. Keep in mind that, unlike characters, Icons can be rotated to point in any direction.

There is also an arrow shape in Office (Insert | Shape).

Arrow and Hands can and do look different

Unicode has many symbol and emoji, here’s all the arrow/hand symbols as they appear in Windows and Mac.

All the arrow/hand symbols in the list below – as seen in Word 365 on Windows 11.

Here’s the same document on a Mac, as you can see, not all the symbols appear (which is surprising because usually macOS has broader symbol support than Windows).

Same arrow/hand symbols in the list below – as seen in Word 365 on Mac Ventura 13.1

Arrow / Hand searchable list

Here’s a searchable list of all the ‘pointing’ Unicode arrow and hand symbols we could find (223 at last count). We’ve defined pointing broadly, search for ‘middle‘ to see what we mean 🖕 <g>.

  • To get a symbol from this list …
    • Copy (Ctrl + C) a symbol from the left column and paste into your document, sheet etc.
    • Use the Unicode Hex value with the Alt + X trick in Word/Outlook.
  • Use the Search box at right to find symbols by name or direction
    • Left, Right, Up, Down
    • North, South, East, West
    • Arrow, Hand
    • White, Black
    • Circle, Clockwise, Anticlockwise
    • The official Unicode names are given, has added ‘Other Names’ to aid searches.
SymbolNameUnicode Hex
(Alt + X in Word)
Other Names
Left arrow2190West
Up arrow2191North
Rightward arrow2192East
Down arrow2193South
Left Right arrow2194Double
Up Down Arrow 2195Double
North West Arrow2196Left, up
North East Arrow2197Right, up
South East Arrow2198Right, down
South West Arrow2199Left, down
Up Down Arrow with Base21A8Double
Anticlockwise Open Circle Arrow21BA
Clockwise Open Circle Arrow21BB
Black Left Pointing Index261A
Black Right Pointing index261B
White Left Pointing Index261C
White Up Pointing Index261D
White Right Pointing Index261E
White Down Pointing Index261FSouth
Anticlockwise Gapped Circle Arrow27F2
Clockwise Gapped Circle Arrow27F3
Anticlockwise Closed Circle Arrow2940
Clockwise Closed Circle Arrow2941
Clockwise Triangle -headed Open Circle Arrow2b6E
AntiClockwise Triangle -headed Open Circle Arrow2B6F
👈White Left Pointing Backhand Index1F448East
👉White Right Pointing
Backhand Index
👍Thumbs Up Sign1f44dHand, North
👎Thumbs Down Sign1f44eHand, South
🖕Reversed Hand with middle finger extended1F595Up
🖗White Down Pointing Left Hand Index 1F597
🖘Sideways White Left Pointing Index1F598
🖙Sideways White Right Pointing Index1F599Hand
🖚Sideways Black Left Pointing Index1F59AHand
🖛Sideways Black Right Pointing Index 1F59BHand
🖜Black Left Pointing Backhand Index1F59C
🖝Black Right Pointing Backhand Index1F59D
🖞Sideways White Up Pointing Index1F59EHand
🖟Sideways White Down Pointing Index1F59F
👆Backhand Index Pointing Up1F446
👇Backhand Index Pointing Down1F447
🖠Sideways Black Up Pointing Index1F5A0Hand
🖡Sideways Black Down Pointing Index 1F5A1Hand
🖢Black Up Pointing Backhand Index 1F5A2
🖣 Black Down Pointing Backhand Index 1F5A3
🤛Left facing fist
🤜Right facing fist1F91CHand
🫱Rightwards Hand1FAF1
🫲Sideways White Left Pointing Index1F598
🫳Sideways White Right Pointing Index1F599
🫴Sideways Black Left Pointing Index1F59A
🫵Sideways Black Right Pointing Index 1F59BHand
Leftwards Triangle-Headed Arrow Over Rightwards Triangle-Headed Arrow2B80
Upwards Triangle-Headed Arrow Leftwards Of Downwards Triangle-2B81
Rightwards Triangle-Headed Arrow Over Leftwards Triangle-Headed Arrow2B82
Rightwards Triangle-Headed Arrow Over Leftwards Triangle-Headed Arrow2B82
Downwards Triangle-Headed Arrow Leftwards Of Upwards Triangle-Headed Arrow2B83
Leftwards Triangle-Headed Paired Arrows2B84
Upwards Triangle-Headed Paired Arrows2B85
Rightwards Triangle-Headed Paired Arrows2B86
Downwards Triangle-Headed Paired Arrows2B87
Leftwards Black Circled White Arrow2B88
Upwards Black Circled White Arrow2B89
Rightwards Black Circled White Arrow2B8A
Downwards Black Circled White Arrow2B8B
Anticlockwise Triangle-Headed Right U-2B8C
Anticlockwise Triangle-Headed Bottom2B8D
Anticlockwise Triangle-Headed Left U-2B8E
Anticlockwise Triangle-Headed Top U-2B8F
Return Left2B90
Return Right2B91
Newline Left2B92
Newline Right2B93
Four Corner Arrows Circling Anticlockwise2B94
Rightwards Black Arrow2B95
Three-D Top-Lighted Leftwards Equilateral Arrowhead2B98
Three-D Right-Lighted Upwards Equilateral Arrowhead2B99
Three-D Top-Lighted Rightwards Equilateral Arrowhead2B9A
Three-D Left-Lighted Downwards Equilateral Arrowhead2B9B
Black Leftwards Equilateral Arrowhead2B9C
Black Upwards Equilateral Arrowhead2B9D
Black Rightwards Equilateral Arrowhead2B9E
Black Downwards Equilateral Arrowhead2B9F
Downwards Triangle-Headed Arrow With Long Tip Leftwards2BA0
Downwards Triangle-Headed Arrow With Long Tip Rightwards2BA1
Upwards Triangle-Headed Arrow With Long Tip Leftwards2BA2
Upwards Triangle-Headed Arrow With Long Tip Rightwards2BA3
Leftwards Triangle-Headed Arrow With Long Tip Upwards2BA4
Rightwards Triangle-Headed Arrow With Long Tip Upwards2BA5
Leftwards Triangle-Headed Arrow With Long Tip Downwards2BA6
Rightwards Triangle-Headed Arrow With Long Tip Downwards2BA7
Black Curved Downwards And Leftwards Arrow2BA8
Black Curved Downwards And Lightwards Arrow2BA9
Black Curved Upwards And Leftwards Arrow2BAA
Black Curved Upwards And Rightwards Arrow2BAB
Black Curved Leftwards And Upwards Arrow2BAC
Black Curved Rightwards And Upwards Arrow2BAD
Black Curved Leftwards And Downwards Arrow2BAE
Black Curved Rightwards And Downwards Arrow2BAF
Ribbon Arrow Down Left2BB0
Ribbon Arrow Down Right2BB1
Ribbon Arrow Up Left2BB2
Ribbon Arrow Up Right2BB3
Ribbon Arrow Left Up2BB4
Ribbon Arrow Right Up2BB5
Ribbon Arrow Left Down2BB6
Ribbon Arrow Right Down2BB7
Upwards White Arrow From Bar With Horizontal Bar2BB8
🖘Sideways White Left Pointing Index1F598
🖙Sideways White Right Pointing Index1F599
🖚Sideways Black Left Pointing Index1F59A
🖛Sideways Black Right Pointing Index1F59B
🖜Black Left Pointing Backhand Index1F59C
🖝Black Right Pointing Backhand Index1F59D
🖞Sideways White Up Pointing Index1F59E
🖟Sideways White Down Pointing Index1F59F
👆Backhand Index Pointing Up1F446
👇Backhand Index Pointing Down1F447
🖠Sideways Black Up Pointing Index1F5A0
🖡Sideways Black Down Pointing Index1F5A1
🖢Black Up Pointing Backhand Index1F5A2
🖣Black Down Pointing Backhand Index1F5A3
🤛Left facing fist
🤜Right facing fist1F91C
Heavy Wide-Headed Rightwards Arrow2794
Heavy South East Arrow2798
Heavy Rightwards Arrow2799
Heavy North East Arrow279A
Drafting Point Rightwards Arrow279B
Heavy Round-Tipped Rightwards Arrow279C
Triangle-Headed Rightwards Arrow279D
Heavy Triangle-Headed Rightwards Arrow279E
Dashed Triangle-Headed Rightwards Arrow279F
Heavy Dashed Triangle-Headed Rightwards Arrow27A0
Black Rightwards Arrow27A1
Three-D Top-Lighted Rightwards Arrowhead27A2
Three-D Bottom-Lighted Rightwards Arrowhead27A3
Black Rightwards Arrowhead27A4
Heavy Black Curved Downwards And Rightwards Arrow27A5
Heavy Black Curved Upwards And Rightwards Arrow27A6
Squat Black Rightwards Arrow27A7
Heavy Concave-Pointed Black Rightwards Arrow27A8
Right-Shaded White Rightwards Arrow27A9
Left-Shaded White Rightwards Arrow27AA
Back-Tilted Shadowed White Rightwards Arrow27AB
Front-Tilted Shadowed White Rightwards Arrow27AC
Heavy Lower Right-Shadowed White Rightwards Arrow27AD
Heavy Upper Right-Shadowed White Rightwards Arrow27AE
Notched Lower Right-Shadowed White Rightwards Arrow27AF
Notched Upper Right-Shadowed White Rightwards Arrow27B1
Circled Heavy White Rightwards Arrow27B2
White-Feathered Rightwards Arrow27B3
Black-Feathered South East Arrow27B4
Black-Feathered Rightwards Arrow27B5
Black-Feathered North East Arrow27B6
Heavy Black-Feathered South East Arrow27B7
Heavy Black-Feathered Rightwards Arrow27B8
Heavy Black-Feathered North East Arrow27B9
Teardrop-Barbed Rightwards Arrow27BA
Heavy Teardrop-Shanked Rightwards Arrow27BB
Wedge-Tailed Rightwards Arrow27BC
Heavy Wedge-Tailed Rightwards Arrow27BD
Open-Outlined Rightwards Arrow27BE
North East White Arrow2B00
North West White Arrow2B01
South East White Arrow2B02
South West White Arrow2B03
Left Right White Arrow2B04
Leftwards Black Arrow2B05
Upwards Black Arrow2B06
Downwards Black Arrow2B07
North East Black Arrow2B08
North West Black Arrow2B09
South East Black Arrow2B0A
South West Black Arrow2B0B
Left Right Black Arrow2B0C
Up Down Black Arrow2B0D
Rightwards Arrow With Tip Downwards2B0E
Rightwards Arrow With Tip Upwards2B0F
Leftwards Arrow With Tip Downwards2B10
Leftwards Arrow With Tip Upwards2B11
🙐North West Pointing Leaf1F650
🙑South West Pointing Leaf1F651
🙒North East Pointing Leaf1F652
🙓South East Pointing Leaf1F653
🙔Turned North West Pointing Leaf1F654
🙕Turned South West Pointing Leaf1F655
🙖Turned North East Pointing Leaf1F656
🙗Turned South East Pointing Leaf1F657
🙘North West Pointing Vine Leaf1F658
🙙South West Pointing Vine Leaf1F659
🙚North East Pointing Vine Leaf1F65A
🙛South East Pointing Vine Leaf1F65B
🙜Heavy North West Pointing Vine Leaf1F65C
🙝Heavy South West Pointing Vine Leaf1F65D
🙞Heavy North East Pointing Vine Leaf1F65E
🙟Heavy South East Pointing Vine Leaf1F65F
🙠North West Pointing Bud1F660
🙡South West Pointing Bud1F661
🙢North East Pointing Bud1F662
🙣South East Pointing Bud1F663
🙤Heavy North West Pointing Bud1F664
🙥Heavy South West Pointing Bud1F665
🙦Heavy North East Pointing Bud1F666
🙧Heavy South East Pointing Bud1F667
🙬Leftwards Rocket1F66C
🙭Upwards Rocket1F66D
🙮Rightwards Rocket1F66E
🙯Downwards Rocket1F66F
Z Notation Schema Piping2A20Right
˂Modifier Letter Left Arrowhead02C2
˃Modifier Letter Right Arrowhead02C3
˄Modifier Letter Up Arrowhead02C4
˅Modifier Letter Down Arrowhead02C5
˯Modifier Letter Low Down Arrowhead02EF
˰Modifier Letter Low Up Arrowhead02F0
˱Modifier Letter Low Left Arrowhead02F1
˲Modifier Letter Low Right Arrowhead02F2
Leftwards Wave Arrow219C
Rightwards Wave Arrow219D
Left Right Wave Arrow21AD
Wave Arrow Pointing Directly Right2933
⬿Wave Arrow Pointing Directly Left2B3F


The Symbols in the left column may not appear correctly or at all – it depends on your computer, browser and installed fonts. That said, all symbols should show in modern Windows or Mac with a modern browser (Chrome, Edge, Firefox).

Each symbol/emoji can and will look different, in particular Windows vs Mac because there are very different fonts used on each operating system.

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