Insert Thumbs Up or Like👍symbol into Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Outlook. Both in Office for Windows and Office for Mac.
Thumbs Up / Like👍emoji is typically used when you ‘like’ something or have approval/agreement. It’s commonly used as a quick response to a comment on Facebook, Twitter and it’s coming to Office Comments too.
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How Thumbs Up Sign 👍 looks in different fonts.
Here’s some examples of how Thumbs Up Sign 👍 looks in common Office fonts.
Thumbs Up Sign 👍 codes
These are the important code numbers or values you’ll need to enter the Thumbs Up Sign or 👍
Decimal: 128077 Hex:
Web: 👍 or 👍
(web codes aren’t used in Microsoft Office, we’ve included them for the sake of completeness.)
Word and Outlook
The Thumbs Up Sign 👍emoji does NOT have an inbuilt shortcut in Word.
Use the standard Word Alt + X symbol shortcut
1f44d 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 and look for the Thumbs Up Sign emoji.
In Windows there are several shortcuts to enter the Thumbs Up Sign 👍 emoji into any program, but they use a numeric keypad, not the number row above the letters.
Alt + 128077
Window 11/10 Emoji Panel
The Windows 11/10 Emoji Panel has the Thumbs Up Sign emoji. Use Win + . (period/fullstop) to open the panel.
Choose the Emoji tab (the second of the top row icons), then the People section. To find the Thumbs Up Sign emoji, scroll down the list.
Windows Character Map
The Windows Character Map accessory does not have the thumbs up emoji.
MacOS and Office for Mac inserting characters
On a Mac, to enter the Thumbs Up Sign 👍 emoji:
- Command + Control + Spacebar shortcut to open the Character Viewer.
- Search for “Thumbs Up “ or just “Thumbs” 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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