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Ear ๐Ÿ‘‚ symbol in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Insert the Ear ๐Ÿ‘‚symbol into Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.ย  Both in Office for Windows and Office for Mac.

Use the Ear ๐Ÿ‘‚  symbol for many situations including an icon for โ€˜Listenโ€ or โ€˜hearโ€™.  Or to complement the Eye ๐Ÿ‘ emoji  

How Ear ๐Ÿ‘‚ looks in different fonts.

Two Windows fonts have the Ear symbol, Segoe UI Emoji and Segoe UI Symbol.

The Apple Mac version looks more like a human ear.

Ear symbol๐Ÿ‘‚ codes

These are the important code numbers or values youโ€™ll need to enter the Ear or ๐Ÿ‘‚

Decimal: ย 128066ย  Hex:ย ย  1F442

Web:  👂 or 👂

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

Word and Outlook

The Ear ๐Ÿ‘‚  sign does NOT have an inbuilt shortcut in Word.

Use the standard Word Alt + X symbol shortcut 1F442ย  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 Ear symbol using the Unicode (Hex) code: 1F442

Ear symbol is Office icons

There are also two ‘Ear’ Icons (SVG) in modern Microsoft Office under Insert | Icon then search for ‘Ear’.

Window 11/10 Emoji Panel

The Windows 11/10 Emoji Panel has the Ear ๐Ÿ‘‚  character. Use Win + . (period/fullstop) to open the panel. Click on the Ear thumbnail then choose a skin tone.

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MacOS and Office for Mac with Ear symbol ๐Ÿ‘‚

On a Mac, to enter the Ear ๐Ÿ‘‚ symbol:

  • Command + Control + Spacebar shortcut to open the Character Viewer.ย ย 
  • Search for โ€œ Ear โ€œ and the Viewer will 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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