Starting with version 1903, May 2019 Update, Windows 10 is updating the emoji panel to include symbols and kaomoji (face characters), so you no longer have to remember Alt key codes or use extra steps. In this guide, you’ll learn the easy steps to insert symbols and kaomoji into your documents, text files, emails, and social media posts on Windows 10.

How to insert symbols using emoji panel How to insert symbols using Character Map

How to insert symbols using emoji panel

To insert symbols or kaomoji on Windows 10, use these steps: After completing the steps, the symbols you use more frequently will appear in the most recently used tab to make it even easier to select them the next time.  Emoji panel with symbols on WIndows 10

How to insert symbols using Character Map

Alternatively, you can still use the old Character Map app to insert symbols on any text file or social media post using these steps: Once you’ve completed the steps, you can insert the symbol by right-clicking and selecting the Paste option (or using the Ctrl + V keyboard shortcut). Character Map app on Windows 10 If you don’t see the symbol or kaomoji sections using the emoji panel, it’s because you’re not running the version that supports this feature. Symbols and face characters are available starting with Windows 10 version 1903, May 2019 Update, more specifically with build 18305 and later. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.