Quick Access to Emoji's and Symbols in Windows 10

If you ever wrote an email or document, you know how inconvenient can be to remember the “Alt” key codes or having to search online to insert symbols (such as more than and less than, arrows, etc.) into your text or social media post.


Starting with the May 2019 Update, you’ll find an updated version of the emoji panel (Windows key + ;) that includes a section to quickly find and insert symbols and even kaomoji (face characters).

As part of the symbols, you’ll find sections for punctuation, currency, geometric, math, Latin, and language symbols. In addition, as you pick them, the most commonly used symbols, the recently used tab will populate with them, so it will be even easier to select them next time.

Here is a quick look at what options are available to you with this quick shortcut access: