emoji ▶ play button svg png

” meaning: play button, right triangle Emoji

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  • 2.2+

    iOS Minimum display requirements

  • 4.3+

    Android Minimum display requirements

  • 8.0+

    Windows Minimum display requirements

Meaning and Description

This is a triangle-shaped play button towards the right 👉, the background color varies by platform. Before this button is pressed, your music and video are in the stopped state 🤚. It is often used to play video and music 🎵, or the start button of the game 🎮 🔘. Contrary to the back button ◀️, it means starting, playing, and to the right👉.

💡Extended reading and popular science

The meaning of emoji symbol is play button, it is related to arrow, play, right, triangle, it can be found in emoji category: "🛑 Symbols" - "⏏️ av-symbol".

The current is a basic Emoji without variant symbols, and there are two Emoji variation sequences corresponding to it: ▶️ (emoji style, displaying colorful symbols on most new platforms) and ▶︎ (text style, displaying black and white symbols on some old platforms).

🔸 (25B6) There is no Emoji version of this Unicode character, which means that on most mobile phones or computer systems, the character can only be displayed in black and white character style, but in a few good compatibility platforms, it can still display color picture style. The Unicode organization does not yet recommend its use as a universal emoji symbol.

(25B6) - unqualified Emoji, See also: ▶️ (25B6 FE0F) - fully-qualified Emoji.

Wikipedia: Media control symbols
In digital electronics, analogue electronics and entertainment, the user interface of media may include media controls or player controls, to enact and change or adjust the process of watching film or listening to audio. These widely known symbols can be found in a multitude of software products, exemplifying what is known as dominant design. 🔗 Media control symbols
🌐: Controlli di riproduzione, 録音録画再生機器のボタン, Lijst van symbolen op audio- en videoapparatuur.

Examples and Usage

🔸 I have brought drinks 🥤 and popcorn 🍿, you should find the movie 🎬 and play it quickly!
🔸 All I have to do now is plug it in and play.

🔸 (25B6) + emoji style (FE0F) = ▶️ (25B6 FE0F)
🔸 (25B6) + text style (FE0E) = ▶︎ (25B6 FE0E)

Emoji Leaderboard / Trend Chart


Popularity rating over time

Date Range: 2017-11-26 - 2022-11-20
Update Time: 2022-11-24 17:17:43 UTC
The early popularity of emoji was very low, almost zero.and in the last five years, the popularity of this emoji has shown a V-shaped trend, but recently leveled off.In 2019-07-21, the trend of its popularity rate began to rise.

Basic Information

Shortname: play button
Known as: Right Triangle
Codepoint: U+25B6 Copy
Shortcode: :arrow_forward: Copy
Decimal: ALT+9654
Unicode Version: 1.1 (1993-06)
Emoji Version: None
Categories: 🛑 Symbols
Sub Categories: ⏏️ av-symbol
Keywords: arrow | play | play button | right | triangle

👨‍💻Unicode Information (Advanced Usage)

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More Languages

Language Short Name & Link
Croatian tipka za reprodukciju
Arabic زر تشغيل
Russian воспроизведение
Hungarian lejátszás gomb
Romanian buton de redare
Portuguese, International botão reproduzir
Vietnamese nút phát
Chinese, Simplified 播放按钮
Chinese, Traditional 播放
Spanish reproducir