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Loudly Crying Face 😭 emoji in Word, PowerPoint and Office

Type Loudly Crying Face 😭 emoji into Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Outlook.  Both in Office for Windows and Office for Mac.

In mid-2011 Loudly Crying Face 😭  was the most popular emoji in the world. Alternative names are; Crying, Sobbing, Sad Tears, Bawling, uncontrolled laughter or even overwhelming joy.

How Loudly Crying Face 😭 looks in Windows

Here’s some examples of how Loudly Crying Face 😭 looks in the only Windows font that has emoji.

Loudly Crying Face 😭 codes

These are the important code numbers or values you’ll need to enter the Loudly Crying Face or 😭

Decimal:  128557  Hex:   1f62d

Web:  😭 or 😭

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

Word and Outlook

The Loudly Crying Face 😭  sign does NOT have an inbuilt shortcut in Word.

Use the standard Word Alt + X symbol shortcut 1f62d 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


In Windows there are several shortcuts to enter the Loudly Crying Face 😭  character into any program, but they use a numeric keypad, not the number row above the letters.

Alt + 128557  

Window 11/10 Emoji Panel

Use Win + . (period/fullstop) to open the Windows 11/10 Emoji Panel.   Search for ‘cry’ to find Loudly Crying Face emoji.

See Emoji Panel is part of Windows 11/10 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 Loudly Crying Face 😭 symbol:

  • Command + Control + Spacebar shortcut to open the Character Viewer.  
  • Search for “ Loud “ 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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