How to insert the Speaking Head in Silhouette 🗣 emoji into Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Outlook. Both in Office for Windows and Office for Mac.
Speaking Head in Silhouette 🗣 emoji can be used as a different way to draw attention to a special point or note. Or as an alternative icon for a speaker or microphone.
How Speaking Head in Silhouette 🗣 looks in different fonts.
On Windows, the emoji is only available in the fonts Segoe UI Emoji or Segoe UI Symbol. The Apple version of the emoji looks better, as usual.
Speaking Head in Silhouette 🗣 codes
These are the important code numbers or values you’ll need to enter the Speaking Head in Silhouette or 🗣
Decimal: 128483 Hex: 1F5E3
Web: or 🗣 or 🗣
(web codes aren’t used in Microsoft Office, we’ve included them for the sake of completeness.)
Word and Outlook
The Speaking Head in Silhouette 🗣 sign does NOT have an inbuilt shortcut in Word.
Use the standard Word Alt + X symbol shortcut 1F5E3 + 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, choose a compatible font (e.g. Segoe UI Emoji) and look for the Speaking Head in Silhouette symbol. The easiest way to do that is by typing 1F5E3 into the Character Code box.
In Windows there are several shortcuts to enter the Speaking Head in Silhouette 🗣 character into any program, but they use a numeric keypad, not the number row above the letters.
Alt + 128483
Window 11/10 Emoji Panel
The Windows 11/10 Emoji Panel has the Speaking Head in Silhouette 🗣 character. Use Win + . (period/fullstop) to open the panel then just search for ‘Speak’.
MacOS and Office for Mac inserting characters
On a Mac, to enter the Speaking Head in Silhouette 🗣 symbol:
- Command + Control + Spacebar shortcut to open the Character Viewer.
- Search for “ Speak“ 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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